Leaving Time Quotes.

1. "The moral of this story is that sometimes, you can attempt to make all the difference in the world, and it still is like trying to stem the tide with a sieve. The moral of this story is that no matter how much we try, no matter how much we want it … some stories just don’t have a happy ending."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

2. "I think grief is like a really ugly couch. It never goes away. You can decorate around it; you can slap a doily on top of it; you can push it to the corner of the room—but eventually, you learn to live with it."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

3. "When someone leaves you once, you expect it to happen again. Eventually you stop getting close enough to people to let them become important to you, because then you don't notice when they drop out of your world."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

4. "Maybe growing up is just focusing on what you’ve got, instead of what you don’t."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

5. "You can’t blame someone if they honestly don’t understand that their reality isn’t the same as yours."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

6. "In the wild, an elephant mother and daughter stay in close proximity their whole lives; I hope I am that lucky."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

7. "A bruise is how the body remembers it’s been wronged."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

8. "Sometimes I think there’s no such thing as falling in love. It’s just the fear of losing someone."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

9. "I’m the princess in an ivory tower, except every brick is made of history, and I built this prison myself."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

10. "I wonder if, as you get older, you stop missing people so fiercely. Maybe growing up is just focusing on what you've got, instead of what you don't."
- Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time

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