The Winter People Quotes.

1. "Madness is always a wonderful excuse, don’t you think? For doing terrible things to other people."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

2. "If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?"
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

3. "Q: Bury deep, Pile on stones, Yet I will Dig up the bones. What am I? A: Memories — A FOLK RIDDLE"
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

4. "How can you dream if you don’t have a soul?"
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

5. "She was his great adventure; his love for her had taken him places he'd never dreamed of going."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

6. "And, as in all fairy tales, there was bloodshed, there was loss."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

7. "Young Reverend Ayers looks at a lake and sees only his own reflection in it; that is what God is to him. He does not see the creatures that live down deep, the dragonflies that hover, the frog on the lily pad. Auntie’s face was full of pity and scorn as she shook her head and spat tobacco juice again. His heart and mind are closed to the true beauty of the lake, the place where all its magic lies."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

8. "Here she was at eight, with the chemistry set she’d begged for at Christmas. Her father was beside her in this one, showing her a picture of the periodic table, explaining how everything on earth, everything in the universe, even—people, starfish, cement, bicycles, and far-off planets—was made up of a combination of these elements. Isn’t it amazing to think of, Ruthie? he’d asked. Ruthie had found the idea that we were only a series of neatly constructed puzzle pieces or building blocks vaguely unsettling—even at eight, she wanted there to be more to it than that."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

9. "I think people see what they want to see... But think about it: if you'd lost someone you love, wouldn't you give almost anything to have the chance to see them again?"
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

10. "Tracer was a good guy, but Ruthie didn’t understand how one individual could smoke the amount of pot he did and still function."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

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