Top 10 Memorable Quotes from The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Quotes from The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

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Top 10 Quotes from The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (with Page Numbers)

1. In love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are. Today’s young people want to know everything about everyone. They think talking about a problem will solve it. I come from a quieter generation. We understand the value of forgetting, the lure of reinvention. –– Kristin Hanah, The Nightingale (pg. 1)

2. They are not lost. Nor are they in a better place. They are gone. As I approach the end of my years, I know that grief, like regret, settles into our DNA and remains forever a part of us. ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 1)

3. Perhaps that’s why I find myself looking backward. The past has a clarity I can no longer see in the present. ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 1)

4. I always thought it was what I wanted: to be loved and admired. Now I think perhaps I’d like to be known. ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 4)

5. She wanted to bottle how safe she felt in this moment, so she could drink of it later when loneliness and fear left her parched. ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 16)

6. (one good piece, ladies, and choose it well; everything makes a statement, nothing speaks quite so loudly as cheapness). ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 20)

7. Why was it so easy for men in the world to do as they wanted and so difficult for women? ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 40)

8. “Don’t think about who they are. Think about who you are and what sacrifices you can live with and what will break you.” “It’s all breaking me. ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 126)

9. “You’re not alone, and you’re not the one in charge,” Mother said gently. “Ask for help when you need it, and give help when you can. I think that is how we serve God—and each other and ourselves—in times as dark as these.” ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 127)

10. “But love has to be stronger than hate, or there is no future for us.” ––Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale (pg. 410)

Quotes from The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

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