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Melanie Benjamin Quotes

I still cant stop marveling that this same boy chose me; and Im glad that I cant, for we should rejoice in being seen, needed. Loved.
— Melanie Benjamin —

I had wanted to live forever as a gypsy girl; I had wanted to live forever as a child, tumbling down a rabbit hole. I had been granted both wishes, only to find immortality was not what it had promised to be; instead of a passport to the future, it was a yoke that bound me to the past.

— Melanie Benjamin

There was something about his eyes-the color of the periwinkle that grew at the base of the trees in the Meadow, such a deep blue-that made me feel as if he could see my dearest wishes, my darkest thoughts, before they made themselves known to me. And that simply by seeing them, he was also giving me permission to follow them. Perhaps he was even showing me the way.

— Melanie Benjamin

I still can't stop marveling that this same boy chose me; and I'm glad that I can't, for we should rejoice in being seen, needed. Loved.

— Melanie Benjamin

His death notice included the mention that in 1880, he had married Alice in Wonderland. I like to think he would have been pleased at that, but the truth is he was the only one to whom this didn't matter at all.

— Melanie Benjamin

All his smiles were just a little sad around the edges, as if he knew happiness never could last very long

— Melanie Benjamin

Sit up straight." "Don't fidget." "Write a thank-you note the minute you receive a gift or return home from a party." "Always have fresh flowers, no matter the cost." "Clean gloves and shoes are the sign of a lady." "Never let the help get the upper hand." "Be discreet." "Be above gossip.

— Melanie Benjamin

What need was there for words, when we had just shared the sky?

— Melanie Benjamin

I resigned myself to looking for that face that I clearly recalled-until the day when I couldn't. It happened so suddenly.

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I also enjoyed praying at night for forgiveness, secure in the knowledge I'd not really done anything in need of forgiving.

— Melanie Benjamin

I certainly incorporate facts into my fiction. I take the basic facts from the life of my subject and I pick and choose what to use to construct a really interesting novel. I don't let facts get in the way of my imagination and my exploration of the subject's emotions and relationships.

— Melanie Benjamin

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