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Laura Hillenbrand

Read through the most famous quotes from Laura Hillenbrand

The paradox of vengefulness is that it makes men dependent upon those who have harmed them, believing that their release from pain will come only when their tormentors suffer.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#suffering #men

Without dignity, identity is erased.

— Laura Hillenbrand


I am in an altogether new world now. I can think of nothing more wonderful. It is a real touch of all that heaven means.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#happiness #family

We just sat there and watched the plane pass the island, and it never came back," he said. "I could see it on the radar. It makes you feel terrible. Life was cheap in war.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#war #life

A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain.

— Laura Hillenbrand


Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen.

— Laura Hillenbrand


Without dignity, identity is erased. In its absence, men are defined not by themselves, but by their captors and the circumstances in which they are forced to live.

— Laura Hillenbrand


It was not a great presence but a great absence, a geometric ocean of darkness that seemed to swallow heaven itself.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#zeppelin #world-war-ii

For 'Seabiscuit,' I interviewed 100 people I never met.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#interviewed #met #never #people

But with nonfiction, the task is very straightforward: Do the research, tell the story.

— Laura Hillenbrand

#research #story #straightforward #task #tell

About Laura Hillenbrand

Did you know about Laura Hillenbrand?

A favorite of hers was Come On Seabiscuit a 1963 kiddie book. On the irony of writing about physical paragons while being so incapacitated herself Laura Hillenbrand says "I'm looking for a way out of here. Personal life
Hillenbrand suffers from debilitating chronic fatigue syndrome and remains largely confined to her home.

Hillenbrand's second book was Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival Resilience and Redemption (2010) a biography of World War II hero Louis Zamperini. C and rarely leaves her house because of the condition. Hillenbrand married Borden Flanagan a professor of Government at American University and her college sweetheart in 2008.

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