Emma Donoghue Quotes.

1. "Books are the air I breathe, so I don't notice the seasons."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

2. "It’s called mind over matter. If we don’t mind, it doesn’t matter."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

3. "...real loneliness is having no one to miss. Think yourself lucky you've known something worth missing."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

4. "People are locked up in all sorts of ways."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

5. "We used to call it her Cinderella complex, because often when she had agreed to go out in the evening she would be seized by panic and announce that she had nothing to wear."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

6. "At the door, there was one of those moment when two people realize that they like each other more than they know each other. This is nicer than the opposite situation, but more awkward. You try to remember the protocol for touching. You hate to gush, or presume to much, yet you are unwilling to let the moment pass without without some gesture"
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

7. "...Sometimes I suspect that what had really happened was that we became more resigned, more cynical, raised our pain thresholds as we lowered our expectations. All in all, settled for less."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

8. "Alice says she can't explain herself because she's not herself, she knows who she was this morning but she changed several times since then."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

9. "It was the word 'late' that did it. Such a stupid word to use of the dead, implying that they would be with us today if they hadn't happened to be delayed in traffic somewhere..."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

10. "Any subject we exclude from fiction will drop from our culture's memory."
- Quote by Emma Donoghue

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