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Barbara Kingsolver

Read through the most famous quotes from Barbara Kingsolver

Friends, there is nothing like your own family to make you appreciate strangers!

— Barbara Kingsolver


He lifts her breasts, which fit perfectly into his hands, though he knows this is no promise that he gets to keep them. A million things you can't have will fit in a human hand.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#hand #heaven #love #pigs #love

God, why does a mortal man have children? It is senseless to love anything this much.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#parenting #dreams

Hunger of the body is altogether different from the shallow, daily hunger of the belly. Those who have known this kind of hunger cannot entirely love, ever again, those who have not.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#love #love

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. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#distance #figure #hope #inside #least

This story about good food begins in a quick-stop convenience market.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#food #food

It's one thing to carry your life wherever you go. Another thing to always go looking for it somewhere else.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me, or paused at least to strike a glancing blow with his sky-blue mouth as he passed.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#green #mamaba #death

People read books to escape the uncertainties of life.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#life #reading #life

Mother could go for one year without food, but not one day without her lip sticks.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#wordplay #food

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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