Inspirational Sue Monk Kidd Quotes

Sue Monk Kidd (born August 12, 1948) is a writer from Georgia. Below is a list of Inspirational Sue Monk Kidd Quotes.

She is best known for her 2002 novel The Secret Life of Bees.

Sue Monk Kidd Quotes

Sue Monk Kidd Quotes
Sue Monk Kidd Quotes

“All my life I’ve thought I needed someone to complete me, now I know I need to belong to myself.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“So few people know what they’re capable of.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“If you need something from somebody always give that person a way to hand it to you.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“The hardest thing on earth is choosing what matters.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“My body might be a slave, but not my mind. For you, it’s the other way round.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“You can’t stop your heart from loving, really — it’s like standing out there in the ocean yelling at the waves to stop.”
Sue Monk Kidd

“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“It is the peculiar nature of the world to go on spinning no matter what sort of heartbreak is happening.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“Loss takes up inside of everything sooner or later and eats right through it.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“If you aren’t giving people something to talk about, you’ve become too dull.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“People, in general, would rather die than forgive. It’s that hard.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“There is nothing perfect…only life.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“The world will give you that once in awhile, a brief timeout; the boxing bell rings and you go to your corner, where somebody dabs mercy on your beat-up life.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“You can go other places, all right – you can live on the other side of the world, but you can’t ever leave home.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“It’s your time to live, don’t mess it up.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“I promise you, no one judges me more harshly than I do myself; I caused a brilliant wreckage. Some say I fell from grace; they’re being kind. I didn’t fall – I dove.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“I have noticed that if you look carefully at people’s eyes the first five seconds they look at you, the truth of their feelings will shine through for just an instant before it flickers away.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“After you get stung, you can’t get unstung no matter how much you whine about it.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“We can’t think of changing our skin color. Change the world – that’s how we gotta think.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“People can start out one way, and by the time life gets through with them they end up completely different.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“Drifting off to sleep, I thought about her. How nobody is perfect. How you just have to close your eyes and breathe out and let the puzzle of the human heart be what it is.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“You have to know when to prod and when to be quiet, when to let things take their course.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“Sunset is the saddest light there is.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“There’s no pain on earth that doesn’t crave a benevolent witness.”
― Sue Monk Kidd quotes

“We are so limited, you have to use the same word for loving Rosaleen as you do for loving Coke with peanuts. Isn’t that a shame we don’t have many more ways to say it?”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“Honeybees depend not only on physical contact with the colony, but also require it’s social companionship and support. Isolate a honeybee from her sisters and she will soon die.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“The body knows things a long time before the mind catches up to them. I was wondering what my body knew that I didn’t.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“I can’t think of anything I’d rather have more than somebody loving me.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“What’s wrong with living in a dream world? You have to wake up.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“It’s something everybody wants-for someone to see the hurt done to them and set it down like it matters.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“You have to find a mother inside yourself. We all do. Even if we already have a mother, we still have to find this part of ourselves inside.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“History is not just facts and events. History is also a pain in the heart and we repeat history until we are able to make anothers pain in the heart our own.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“To remain silent in the face of evil is itself a form of evil.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“There’s nothing like a song about lost love to remind you how everything precious can slip from the hinges where you’ve hung it so careful.”
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“If you must err, do so on the side of audacity.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“You think you want to know something, and then once you do, all you can think about is erasing it from your mind.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“And when you get down to it, Lily, that is the only purpose grand enough for a human life. Not just to love but to persist in love.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

“I realized it for the first time in my life: there is nothing but mystery in the world, how it hides behind the fabric of our poor, browbeat days, shining brightly, and we don’t even know it.”
― Sue Monk Kidd

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