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Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution

Michelle Moran

Top 10 Best Quotes

“...we are all sorry when loss comes for us. The test of our character comes not in how many tears we shed but in how we act after those tears have dried.”

“Sometimes, it is not the kings and queen who make for the most fascinating history but the shadowy souls who happen to be in the right place at the right time.”

“What I think and what Iam prepared to say are entirely different things.”

“But that's how the heart is. Stubborn and foolish.”

“Things change, and not always for the better.”

“Why does life carry some people on the crest of the wave while others drown beneath the water?”

“I always thought the purpose of time was to move forward, not backward.”

“I understand that you are still grieving. But we will always be grieving.”

“History will remember this," she says. "I do not need to.”

“A country is only as strong as its military, and only as moral as the men who serve in its ranks.”

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Book Keywords:

grief, grief-and-loss, history, remembering

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