Famous Barbara Kingsolver Quotes

  • The giant beech next door intends to shiver off every hair of its pelt. – Barbara Kingsolver

    The giant beech next door intends to shiver off every hair of its pelt.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • To live is to be marked. To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know. – Barbara Kingsolver

    To live is to be marked. To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • Value is not made of money, but a tender balance of expectation and longing. – Barbara Kingsolver

    Value is not made of money, but a tender balance of expectation and longing.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • This story about good food begins in a quick-stop convenience market. – Barbara Kingsolver

    This story about good food begins in a quick-stop convenience market.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • Parenting is something that happens mostly while you’re thinking of something else. – Barbara Kingsolver

    Parenting is something that happens mostly while you’re thinking of something else.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. – Barbara Kingsolver

    Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • But kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run. – Barbara Kingsolver

    But kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • The truth needs so little rehearsal. – Barbara Kingsolver

    The truth needs so little rehearsal.– Barbara Kingsolver

  • …I stir in bed and the memories rise out of me like a buzz of flies from a carcass. I crave to be rid of them… – Barbara Kingsolver

    …I stir in bed and the memories rise out of me like a buzz of flies from a carcass. I crave to be rid of them…– Barbara Kingsolver

  • Why does a person spend money on a stamp to spout bile at a stranger? – Barbara Kingsolver

    Why does a person spend money on a stamp to spout bile at a stranger?– Barbara Kingsolver