I want to say, Christina, that you are ... unusual. And somehow..." her voice trails off. "Your mind-- your curiosity-- will be your comfort.

I want to say, Christina, that you are ... unusual. And somehow..." her voice trails off. "Your mind-- your curiosity-- will be your comfort.

Christina Baker Kline
Save QuoteView Quote
Similar Quotes by christina-baker-kline

Most people are remarkably resilient. Even those who have been through war or great loss often find reservoirs of strength. But the legacy of trauma is a heavy burden to bear.

Christina Baker Kline
Save QuoteView Quote

When something terrible happens, a lifetime of small events and unremarkable decisions, of unresolved anger, and unexplored fears begins to play itself out in ways you least expect. You've been going along from one day to the next, not realizing that all those disparate words and gestures were adding up to something, a conclusion, you didn't anticipate. And later, when you begin to retrace your steps you see that you will need to reach back further than you could have imagined, beyond words and thoughts and even dreams, perhaps to make sense of what happened.

Christina Baker Kline
Save QuoteView Quote

I think about all the ways I’ve been perceived by others over the years: as a burden, a dutiful daughter, a girlfriend, a spiteful wretch, an inva

Christina Baker Kline
Save QuoteView Quote

It's hard to say what's in my head. It's been a long time since anyone cared to ask.

Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World
Save QuoteView Quote

That man would have chipped away at your heart bit by bit until there was nothing left. It may have been bruised, but at least it's whole.

Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World
Save QuoteView Quote

I am acutely aware that like a slip of paper in the wind, something in his nature eludes my grasp.

Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World
Save QuoteView Quote

This is like telling a person who has leapt off a cliff to be careful. I am already in midair.

Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World
Save QuoteView Quote

It's as if she assumes everything will go right, and when it doesn't - which, of course, is pretty often - she is surprised and affronted.

Christina Baker Kline, Orphan Train
Save QuoteView Quote

I'll play your fucking game. But I don't have to play by your rules.

Christina Baker Kline, Orphan Train
Save QuoteView Quote

Molly is the opposite. So many things have gone wrong for her in her seventeen years that she’s come to expect it. When something does go right, she hardly knows what to think.

Christina Baker Kline, Orphan Train
Save QuoteView Quote
Related Topics to christina-baker-kline Quotes