Jamie Ford Quotes

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Jamie Ford Quotes

You cant expect children to sew their own gaping wounds without leaving a terrible scar.
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I had my chance.' He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. 'I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward.

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He'd do what he always did, find the sweet among the bitter.

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Henry was learning that time apart has a way of creating distance- more than mountains and time zone separating them. Real distance, the kind that makes you ache and stop wondering. Longing so bad that it begins to hurt to care so much.

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But choosing to lovingly care for her was like steering a plane into a mountain as gently as possible. The crash is imminent; it's how you spend your time on the way down that counts.

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Henry, this isn't about us. I mean it is, but they don't define you by the button you wear. They define you by what you do, by what your actions say about you. And coming here, despite your parents, says a lot to them- and me. And they're Americans first. They don't see you as the enemy. They see you as a person.

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After a lifetime of nods, frowns and stoic smiles, they were both fluent in emotional shorthand.

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Loyalty. We're still loyal to the United States of America. Why? Because we too are Americans. We don't agree, but we will show our loyalty by our obedience.

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At least we have the record, Henry thought. A reminder of a place where people didn't seem to care what you looked like, where you were born, or where your family was from. When the music played, it didn't seem to make one lick of difference if your last was Abernathy or Anjoy, Kung or Kobayashi.

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Henry looked up and down the empty avenue-no cars or trucks anywhere. No bicycles. No paperboys. No fruit sellers or fish buyers. No flower carts or noodle stands. The streets were vacant, empty-the way he felt inside. There was no one left.

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From character Henry Lee in the Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, " He'd learned long ago: perfection isn't what families are all about". Love it!

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If someone likes my fiction more for the quality of my prose rather than the quality of my storytelling, I'm doing something wrong.

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Moths flitted in the porch light, pinging against the bulb, helplessly drawn to something they could never have.

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We don't get to choose our parents," Sunny said. "If we did, some of us might choose never to be born at all.

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Somehow life had become a story problem, and William was horrible at math.

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Because the uncomfortable truth is that no one is all bad, or all good. Not mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, or husbands and wives. Life would be much easier if that were the case. Instead, everyone-Charlotte, Willow, Mr. Rigg, even Sister Briganti-was a confusing mixture of love and hate, joy and sorrow, longing and forgetting, misguided truth and painful deception.

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Avrebbe fatto come faceva sempre, avrebbe cercato le cose dolci fra le amare.

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The conversations came as waves, back and forth, tidal shores of separate oceans.

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She'd never felt more alone, even as hundreds of people walked by. No one recognized her, and she began to treasure her anonymity as a gift.

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As an author, I get paid to break my own heart on a regular basis.

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