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Barbara Kingsolver

Read through the most famous quotes from Barbara Kingsolver

Small change, small wonders - these are the currency of my endurance and ultimately of my life.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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People's dreams are made out of what they do all day. The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits. It's what you do that makes your soul, not the other way around.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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I used to think religion was just more of the same thing. Dump responsibility on the big guy. Now I see an importance in that. It's a relief to accept that not everything is under your control.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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What you lose in blindness is the space around you, the place where you are, and without that you might not exist. You could be nowhere at all.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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To be hopeful, to embrace one possibility after another that is surely the basic instinct - crying out: High tide! Time to move out into the glorious debris. Time to take this life for what it is!

— Barbara Kingsolver

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The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive.

— Barbara Kingsolver

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About Barbara Kingsolver

Did you know about Barbara Kingsolver?

Although the setting of the novel is somewhat similar to Kingsolver's own childhood trip to the then Republic of Congo the novel is not autobiographical. Her major non-fiction works include her 1990 publication Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983 and 2007's Animal Vegetable Miracle a description of eating locally. "

Local eating experiment
Starting in April 2005 Kingsolver and her family spent a year making every effort to eat food produced as locally as possible.

In 2000 Kingsolver establiBarbara Kingsolverd the Bellwether Prize to support "literature of social change. Kingsolver has received numerous awards including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's Richard C. Each of her books publiBarbara Kingsolverd since 1993 has been on the New York Times Best Seller list.

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