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I never knew it could go so dark. I’ve never known a dark that was as dark as this. -Alice Munro

I have always imagined that paradise will be some kind of library. -Jorge Luis Borges

I make all my decisions on intuition. I throw a spear into the darkness. That is intuition. Then I must send an army into the darkness to find the spear. That is intellect. -Ingmar Bergman

I hope I never get so old I get religious. -Ingmar Bergman

Old age is like climbing a mountain. You climb from ledge to ledge. The higher you get, the more tired and breathless you become, but your views become more extensive. -Ingmar Bergman

Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe. -Flannery O’Connor

I write to discover what I know. -Flannery O’Connor

Not-writing is a good deal worse than writing. -Flannery O’Connor

The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. -Barbara Kingsolver

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. -Robert Browning

Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark … to have been loved so deeply … will give us some protection forever. -J.K. Rowling

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. -Edwin Hubbell Chapin

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. -Cardinal Mermillod

A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking. -Helen Rice

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. -Sophia Loren

I see myself as mom first. I’m so lucky to have that role in life. The world can like me, hate me or fall apart around me and at least I wake up with my kids and I’m happy. -Angelina Jolie

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. -Maya Angelou

Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears. -Kate Winslet

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. -Meryl Streep

In the end, I am the only one who can give my children a happy mother who loves life. -Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

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Sometimes you have to follow your heart no matter the consequences

Sometimes you have to follow your heart no matter the consequences

15 Insightful Quotes from V. S. Naipaul

15 Insightful Quotes from V. S. Naipaul


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