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Emma Donoghue

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.”

“In the world I notice persons are nearly always stressed and have no time...I don't know how persons with jobs do the jobs and all the living as well...I guess the time gets spread very thin like butter all over the world, the roads and houses and playgrounds and stores, so there's only a little smear of time on each place, then everyone has to hurry on to the next bit.”

“Everybody's damaged by something.”

“People don't always want to be with people. It gets tiring.”

“If I was made of cake I'd eat myself before somebody else could.”

“Stories are a different kind of true.”

“When I was a little kid I thought like a little kid, but now I'm five I know everything”

“I've seen the world and I'm tired now.”

“Goodbye, Room." I wave up at Skylight. "Say goodbye," I tell Ma. "Goodbye, Room." Ma says it but on mute. I look back one more time. It's like a crater, a hole where something happened. Then we go out the door.”

“I think buddy is man talk for sweetie.”

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Book Keywords:

motherhood, devotion, humor, suffering, bravery, fear, courage, human-contact, humans, self, life, child, stories, love, loyalty, people, life-and-living, cake

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