Quotes by Barbara Kingsolver

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Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down I-10 and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it.
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Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.
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To people who think of themselves as God's houseguests, American enterprise must seem arrogant beyond belief. Or stupid. A nation of amnesiacs, proceeding as if there were no other day but today. Assuming the land could also forget what had been done to it.
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Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.
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Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
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 life  philisophical  

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Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.
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