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Lisa See

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I am old enough to know only too well my good and bad qualities, which were often one in the same.

— Lisa See


Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.

— Lisa See

#novelists #reading #storytellers #storytelling #writers

He was in my hair, my eyes, my fingers, my heart. I day-dreamed about what he was doing, thinking, seeing, smelling, feeling. I could not eat for thoughts of him.

— Lisa See

#love #dreams

In that moment I understood that the cruelest words in the universe are if only.

— Lisa See

#regrets #love

The classics tell us that, in relationships, the one between teacher and student comes second only to the one between parent and child.

— Lisa See

#love #friendship

Having a baby is painful in order to show how serious a thing life is.

— Lisa See

#life #life

Perhaps he was afraid as I was that we'd be caught. Or perhaps he was breathing me in just as I was letting him come into my lungs, my eyes, my heart.

— Lisa See

#lust #love

When you don’t have much, having less isn’t so bad.

— Lisa See


I didn't know you would be here last night, but you were. We can't fight fate. Instead, we must accept that fate has given us a special opportunity.

— Lisa See

#love-at-first-sight #love

Snow Flower was my old same for life. I had a greater and deeper love for her than I could ever feel for a person who was my husband.

— Lisa See


About Lisa See

Lisa See Quotes

Did you know about Lisa See?

She has written for and led in many cultural events emphasizing the importance of Los Angeles and Chinatown. Dragon Bones. Dreams of Joy.

See has completed a sequel titled Dreams of Joy which was released May 31 2011. Her Chinese-American family has had a great impact on her life and work. Shanghai Girls (2009) chronicles the lives of two sisters who come to Los Angeles in arranged marriages and face among other things the pressures put on Chinese-Americans during the anti-Communist mania of the 1950s.

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