Quotes from The Mammoth Hunters

Jean M. Auel ·  688 pages

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“They stared at each other, wanting each other, drawn to each other, but their silent shout of love went unheard in the roar of misunderstanding, and the clatter of culturally ingrained beliefs.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“You weren't being punished. You were waiting for me.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“She loved him, more than she could ever find words for, but this love he felt for her was not quite the same. It wasn't so much stronger, as more demanding, more insistent. As though he feared he would lose that which he had finally won.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Art was as much in the activity as in the results. Works of art were not just the finished product, but the thought, the action, the process that created them.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“A person could resist popular belief and stand up for personal principles, and though there may be consequences, not everything would necessarily be lost. In fact, something important might be gained, if only within oneself.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters



“Ayla just didn't seem like a woman who was about to join and establish a new hearth with a man she loved. There was no joy, no excitement. Something was missing. Something called Jondalar.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Great Mother!I can't believe it!Now I understand."(Mamut)
"I do not understand," Ayla said”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Incluso cuando vuelves a un mismo lugar, ya no es el mismo.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Now the Spirit of the Cave Lion wants me to leave.” She looked up at the tall man beside her. “Do you think we’ll ever come back?” “No,” he said. There was a hollow ring to his voice. He was looking in the small cave, but he was seeing another place and another time. “Even if you go back to the same place, it’s not the same.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“A person could resist popular belief and stand up for personal principles, and though there might be consequences, not everything would necessarily be lost. In fact, something important might be gained, if only within oneself.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters



“No era sólo su aspecto lo que la hacía hermosa. La belleza no era una representación estética: era la esencia, el espíritu que la animaba. Se expresaba mejor a través del movimiento, de la conducta y del talento. Una mujer hermosa era una mujer dinámica y completa.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Hacía falta una fortaleza diferente para persuadir en vez de obligar. Talut se ganaba el respeto respetando a los demás.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Comenzaba a comprender que una conducta determinada no era necesariamente errónea sólo porque algunos la consideraran así. Una persona podía resistirse a las creencias populares, defendiendo principios personales, sin perderlo todo, aunque pudieran surgir ciertas consecuencias desagradables. Más aún: se podía ganar algo importante, aunque sólo fuera dentro de uno mismo.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Estaré a su lado contra mis peores enemigos y contra mis mejores amigos.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“He was an abomination precisely because they saw his humanity, but degraded it and would not recognize it.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters



“were greeted warmly, but Ayla felt they were interrupting something. Everyone seemed to be looking at them, as though”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Children are always a joy, but pain, too. And they all must lead their own lives. Even Mut will let Her children go their own way, some day, but I fear for us if we ever neglect Her. If we forget to respect our Great Earth Mother, She will withhold Her blessings, and no longer provide for us.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“Hablan con sombras en la lengua.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


“La mano y la vista hacen al artista.”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Mammoth Hunters


About the author

Jean M. Auel
Born place: in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
Born date February 18, 1936
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