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20+ quotes from The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley

Quotes from The Firebird

Susanna Kearsley ·  484 pages

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“There are times when our victories have a cost that we did not foresee, when winning brings us loss.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Ye'll learn more of a man if ye look at his face when he's looking at somebody else, than ye'll learn any other way, but,' he advised her, 'ye have to keep silent to do it”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“But what you bring back with you in the end, he said, might not be what you started out in search of to begin with”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Hiding the person you are,' he said, 'won't make you happy. I never hide who I am. What I am.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“The strongest soldier cannot balance long upon the blade that does divide his honor and his heart, and whatever way he falls, the cut will kill him.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“The world becomes a wider place, with but a little learning.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“We rarely see the things we don’t expect to see.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Because it is in giving of ourselves and our possessions that we best please God; by actions, not words. And all men do deserve a chance to earn God's grace.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“The firebird drops a feather, was his summary, and if you're fool enough to pick it up and chase the bird itself, you're in for trouble.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“She nodded, looking down at the small wooden bird, a plain thing carved by a great man who'd always taken pleasure in creating things with his own hands. She's telling me, I think, that I should seek to be none other than myself, and so fly always like the bird that I was born to be.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“We cannot know a man's nature when all does go well with him, but when those people he thinks will assist him oppose him instead, then we know, for a man has the patience and humility that he shows then, and no more.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Some things weren’t meant to live in cages.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Tis the curse of a woman of influence that she must always be reckoned unvirtuous.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“into the air. There was love here—not perfect, but strong,”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“There are times,” he said to Anna, “when our victories have a cost that we did not foresee, when winning brings us loss.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“My love, cease thy weeping, now listen to me, For waking and sleeping, my heart is with thee; Love, let nothing grieve thee, and do not complain, For I never will leave thee, while life doth remain.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Now do that with your thoughts as well, pluck out the needless vanities and worries, and you’ll find you grow the straighter for it.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Edmund had obviously never yet experienced the speed with which news traveled round the docklands. “Is there anyone who does not know him?” “All”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“And does he like blondes, as well?'
Rob laughed. I had forgotten just how great a laugh he had. 'No, he prefers, dark haired women. You've nothing to fear from the Sentinel, Nicola.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


“Remember the faith you were raised in my child, and love not in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth; and whoever may come to you, either a friend or a foe, or a thief or a robber, receive them with kindness, for each man must walk on the path to which he has been called.”
― Susanna Kearsley, quote from The Firebird


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Susanna Kearsley
Born place: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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