Kate Atkinson Quotes About End

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"She was tremendously fond of Ralph. Not hounded by love the way some women were. With Crighton she had been teased endlessly by the idea of it, but with Ralph it was more straightforward. Again not love, more like the feelings you would have for a favorite dog (and, no, she would never have said such a thing to him. Some people, a lot of people, didn't understand how attached one could be to a dog.)" ~ Kate Atkinson
"I mean what else is there for a woman to do if she doesn't want to go from the parental to the marital home with nothing in between? 'An educated woman,'Millie amended. 'An educated woman,' Ursula agreed." ~ Kate Atkinson
"In the half-century of his life, a tick on the Doomsday clock, he had borne witness to the most unbelievable technological advances. He had started off listening to an old Bush radio in the corner of the living room and now he had a phone in his hand on which he could pretend to throw a scrunched-up piece of paper into a waste bin. The world had waited a long time for that." ~ Kate Atkinson
"The mountain panorama was the backdrop to every photo taken here, the backdrop to everything. At first Ursula had thought it beautiful, now she was beginning to find its magnificence oppressive. The great icy crags and the rushing waterfalls, the endless pine trees--nature and myth fused to form the Germanic sublimated soul. German Romanticism, it seemed to Ursula, was write large and mystical, the English Lakes seemed tame by comparison. And the English soul, if it resided anywhere, was surely in some unheroic back garden--a patch of lawn, a bed of roses, a row of runner beans." ~ Kate Atkinson
"It wasn't that [he] believed in religion, or a God, or an afterlife. He just knew it was impossible to feel this much love and for it to end." ~ Kate Atkinson
"I have been to the world's end and back and now I know what I would put in my bottom drawer .I would put my sisters." ~ Kate Atkinson
"I did feel when my mother died if anyone was going to haunt me it would be her. And she hasn't, so I think it is possibly the end." ~ Kate Atkinson
"She should have done science, not spent all her time with her head in novels. Novels gave you a completely false idea about life, they told lies and they implied there were endings when in reality there were no endings, everything just went on and on and on." ~ Kate Atkinson
"From the open French windows Sylvie watched Maurice erecting a makeshift tennis net, which mostly seemed to involve whacking everything in sight with a mallet. Small boys were a mystery to Sylvie. The satisfaction they gained from throwing sticks or stones for hours on end, the obsessive collection of inanimate objects, the brutal destruction of the fragile world around them, all seemed at odds with the men they were supposed to become." ~ Kate Atkinson
"she could see Sylvie and her friends on the lawn below, their dresses fluttering like moths in the encroaching dusk." ~ Kate Atkinson
"Because life is an adventure, of course.""I would say it was more of an endurance race," Sylvie said. "Or an obstacle course." ~ Kate Atkinson
"Pam wasn't what Gloria would have called a friend, just someone she had known for so long that she had given up trying to get rid of her." ~ Kate Atkinson
"you walk into a room and your life ends but you keep on living." ~ Kate Atkinson
"The beginning is the word and the end is silence. And in between are all the stories." ~ Kate Atkinson
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