Inspirational Emma Donoghue Quotes

Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian writer. Below is a collection of Inspirational Emma Donoghue Quotes.

Emma Donoghue Quotes

Emma Donoghue Quotes
Emma Donoghue Quotes

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Change for your own sake, if you must, not for what you imagine another will ask of you.”
― Emma Donoghue

“People don’t always want to be with people. It gets tiring.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Everybody’s damaged by something.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Sometimes when persons say definitely it sounds actually less true.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Real loneliness is having no one to miss. Think yourself lucky you’ve known something worth missing.”
― Emma Donoghue

“I’ve seen the world and I’m tired now.”
― Emma Donoghue

“When I was a little kid I thought like a little kid, but now I’m five I know everything.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Everyone’s got a different story.”
― Emma Donoghue

“There’s not a thing wrong with you, you’re right the whole way through.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Sometimes words were like glass that broke in her mouth.”
― Emma Donoghue

“I think buddy is man talk for sweetie.”
― Emma Donoghue

“I don’t know why hurting means getting better.”
Emma Donoghue

“I remember manners, that’s when people are scared to make other persons mad.”
― Emma Donoghue

“In the world I notice persons are nearly always stressed and have no time…I don’t know how persons with jobs do the jobs and all the living as well…I guess the time gets spread very thin like butter all over the world, the roads and houses and playgrounds and stores, so there’s only a little smear of time on each place, then everyone has to hurry on to the next bit.”
― Emma Donoghue

“The world is always changing brightness and hotness and soundness, I never know how it’s going to be the next minute.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Stories are a different kind of true.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Me and Ma have a deal, we’re going to try everything one time so we know what we like.”
― Emma Donoghue

“I look back one more time. It’s like a crater, a hole where something happened.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Sometimes you must shed your skin to save it.”
― Emma Donoghue

“People are locked up in all sorts of ways.”
― Emma Donoghue

“When I tell her what I’m thinking and she tells me what she’s thinking, our each ideas jumping into the other’s head, like coulouring blue crayon on top of yellow that makes green.”
― Emma Donoghue

“People move around so much in the world, things get lost.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Maybe I’m a human, but I’m a me-and-Ma as well.”
― Emma Donoghue

“It’s called mind over matter. If we don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” When a bit of me hurts, I always mind.”
― Emma Donoghue

“A lot of the world seems to repeat itself.”
― Emma Donoghue

“I looked in my mirror and saw, not myself, but every place I’d never been.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Books are the air I breathe, so I don’t notice the seasons.”
― Emma Donoghue

“For all the books in his possession, he still failed to read the stories written plain as day in the faces of the people around him.”
― Emma Donoghue

“When I was four I thought everything in TV was just TV, then I was five and Ma unlied about lots of it being pictures of real and Outside being totally real. Now I’m in Outside but it turns out lots of it isn’t real at all.”
― Emma Donoghue

“Writing stories is my way of scratching that itch: my escape from the claustrophobia of individuality. It lets me, at least for a while, live more than one life, walk more than one path. Reading, of course, can do the same.”
― Emma Donoghue

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