Quotes from Morning Glory

LaVyrle Spencer ·  480 pages

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“Lizzy, Will thought. Lizzy P. 'You n me gonna be buddies, darlin'. He stretched one hand to Elly's hair, and circled Donald Wade's rump with his free arm and touched Thomas's leg, on the far side of Elly. And he smiled at Lizzy P. and thought, Heaven's got nothin' on being the husband of Eleanor Dinsmore.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Touch me, he thought, my arm, my hand, a finger. Let me know it's all right for me to have these feelings for you.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Could you say it once," he entreated, "like they say people do?"

Her heart beat like the wings of an eagle, taking her soaring as she spoke the words. "I love you, Will Parker."

The sting hit his eyelids and he hung his head because nobody had prepared him for this, nobody had said, When it happens you'll be resurrected. All that you were you will not be. All that you weren't, you are. He lunged against her, burying his face above her breasts, holding fast. "Oh, God..." he groaned. "Oh, God.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Will asked Miss Beasley what kind of man Glendon Dinsmore had been and she answered, as different from you as air is from earth. He asked which he was, air or earth? She laughed and said, "That's what I like about you—you really don't know.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“¿Podrías decirlo una vez? —suplicó—. Como dicen que hace la gente.
El corazón de Eleanor latió con la fuerza de las alas de un águila y la elevó a lo más alto mientras se lo decía:
—Te amo, Will Parker.
Will sintió una punzada de dolor y bajó la cabeza porque nadie le había preparado para eso, nadie le había dicho: «Cuando ocurra, resucitarás. Dejarás de ser lo que fuiste. Serás lo que no eras.» Se precipitó hacia ella y hundió la cara en su pecho.
—Oh, Dios mío… —gimió, abrazado con fuerza a ella—. Oh, Dios mío.
Elly le sujetó la cabeza como si fuera un niño que se despertaba de una pesadilla.
—Te amo —le susurró en el pelo con lágrimas en los ojos.
—Oh, Elly, yo también te amo —dijo con la voz entrecortada—, pero tenía tanto miedo de que nadie pudiera amarme. Creía que tal vez era imposible que alguien lo hiciera.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Will fired the shoes like two orange grenades into the alley, pushed her outside and offered in parting, "If you're in heat, Lula, go yowl beneath somebody else's window!”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Happy people got something to fight for.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“—Dímelo otra vez —pidió, insaciable.
—¿Qué? —lo provocó.
—Ya sabes qué. Dímelo.
—Te amo.
—Otra vez. Tengo que oírlo una vez más.
—Te amo.
—¿No te cansarás nunca de que te pida que me lo digas?
—No tendrás que pedírmelo.
—Ni tú a mí. Te amo.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“Cerró los ojos y dejó que Eleanor siguiera. Aunque viviera mil años, no se cansaría nunca de que le tocara el pelo.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“You all right? his eyes asked.
I'm all right, hers answered.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

“At night in bed, they talked. He, of the bees. She of the birds. Never of the birds and bees.”
― LaVyrle Spencer, quote from Morning Glory

About the author

LaVyrle Spencer
Born place: in Browerville, Minnesota, The United States
Born date July 17, 1943
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