No, you shouldn't have come here. But you are here, so yes, you should be here. There are more words in the world then yes and no.

Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American

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Because nothing wondrous can come in this world unless it rests on the shoulders of kindness.

On the day of the hunt I came to know in the slick center of my bones this one thing: all animals kill to survive, and we are animals.

When I sit down to write, I consider myself an artist.

The truth needs so little rehearsal.

How strange to read of a place in a book, and then stand on it, listen to the birds sing, and spit on the cobbles if you want.

We probably started painting our nails Immoral Coral after everybody sensible had already gone on to pink, but heck, at least we were all behind the times together.

Where you'd be wearing out the knees of your trousers, sir, they just have to go ahead and wear out their knees!

Why must some of us deliberate between brands of toothpaste while others deliberate between damp dirt and bone dust to quiet the fire of an empty stomach lining?

Perhaps growing up meant we put our knives away and feigned ignorance of the damage.

There are some who'd hardly lift a finger for kindness, but they would haul up a load of rock to dump on some soul they think's been too lucky.

You can't let your heart go bad like that, like sour milk. There's always a chance you'll want to use it later.

Like kids who only ever get socks for Christmas, but still believe with all their hearts in Santa.

A million dead butterflies, she said. Sorry as hell they ever landed here.

His wife was approximately a hundred years younger than him.