14+ quotes from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

Quotes from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin ·  282 pages

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“If you make happy those that are near, those that are far will come.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Whenever I see her, we laugh enough to last for the month. She's my best friend, and someday when we're old enough I'm going to talk her into staying here forever.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“She's my friend, the boy said simply. That's who she is and that's enough for me. As Minli looked at the buffalo boy, aglow with happiness against his poor surroundings, she saw it was enough for him. More than enough, as the smile that kept curling up on his face told her.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Yes," Ba said sadly, "it is impossible. But it is not ridiculous.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“You only lose what you cling to.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Bringing fortune to our house! Making Fruitless Mountain bloom! You're always wishing to do impossible things! Stop believing stories and stop wasting your time.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“That is a question you have to ask the Old Man of the Moon.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Fortune was not a house full of gold and jade, but something much more.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Stories are not a waste of time”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Impossible?" the goldfish man said. "Don't you see? Even fates written in the Book of Fortunes can be changed. How can anything be impossible?”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“For even in the misty light, the goldfish man could see her smiling a secret smile up to the sky to where the mountain meets the moon.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Minli suddenly thought of Ma and Ba. A wave of longing washed through her and a dryness caught in her throat that the tea could not moisten. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“Do you remember the story I told you about the paper of happiness? And the secret, which was one word written over and over again? … I have thought a long time about what that word could have been,” Ba said. “Was it wisdom or honor? Love or truth? For a long time I liked to think that the word was kindness.”

Ma’s face remained hidden in Minli’s bed, but her sobs had stopped and Ba knew she was listening.

“But now,” Ba said, “I think, perhaps, the word was faith.”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


“او سرانجام فهمیده بود که خنده و سرخوشی دخترش با داشتن لباسهای زیبا و جواهرات بیشتر نمیشد و شور و شادی، مثل هدیه ای بسته بندی شده در انتظار باز شدن، داخل خانه ی خودش بود!”
― Grace Lin, quote from Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


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Grace Lin
Born date May 17, 2018
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