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The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Every woman is the architect of her own fortune.”

“In suffering we find our truest selves.”

“Growing older does not seem to make you more certain, Nella thinks. It simply presents you with more reasons for doubt.”

“Pity, unlike hate, can be boxed and put away.”

“A lifetime isn't enough to know how a person will behave.”

“Everything Man sees he takes for a toy. Thus is he always, forever a boy.”

“You are sunlight through a window, which I stand in, warmed. My darling.”

“Marin believes love is better in the chase than caught.”

“The surface of Amsterdam thrives on these mutual acts of surveillance, the neighborly smothering of a person's spirit.”

“Amsterdam: Where the pendulum swings from God to a guilder.”

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Book Keywords:

suffering, love, possession, self-discovery, human-nature, understanding

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