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Elizabeth Lim Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Elizabeth Lim
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“Pain doesn’t get easier. You just have to get stronger.”
Elizabeth Lim
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Six Crimson Cranes
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perseverance
life
wisdom
pain
strength
concepts
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“Fear is just a game Shiori, I remind myself. You win by playing.”
Shiori
character
life
fear
winning
games
conquering
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“Food feeds the belly, thoughts feed the mind, but love is what feeds the heart.”
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“No matter where life takes you, you will be like those stars--connected by the light you shine together.”
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“Now I saw in his eyes the richness of summer soil. His nose looked endearingly ruddy from being in the cold, and his voice was like a favorite song I never tired of hearing. Funny how he’d stolen his way into my heart when I’d been the thief the day we met.”
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“Only rocks considered sitting still a virtue. Demons take me before I called it one of mine.”
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“It’s not wandering if I know how to get home.”
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“Find the light that makes your lantern shine,” she used to say. “hold on to it, even when the dark surrounds you. Not even the strongest wind will blow out the flame.”
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“I would tell you stories from dawn to dusk if it meant filling your eyes with happiness.”
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“I would not have you be alone, Lina, not in your joys or your sorrows. I would wish your strand knotted to mine, always.”
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“A reputation is all it takes to spread fear. And fear is a mighty weapon.”
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“And this too, I will overcome.”
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“If fate is a bunch of strings, then I’ll carry scissors. My choices are my own. I’ll make them as I please.”
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“Think of something happy. Like chasing after whales or winning an argument against a tortoise.” We clearly had different ideas of happiness.”
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“Learn from my mistakes, [...] and learn from my joys. Surround yourself with those who’ll love you always, through your mistakes and your faults. Make a family that will find you more beautiful every day, even when your hair is white with age. Be the light that makes someone’s lantern shine.”
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“I could have done a hundred things different, but it was too late now.”
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“You are my daughter, not of my blood, but of my heart.”
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“Find the light that makes your lantern shine,” she used to say. “hold on to it, even when the dark surrounds you. Not even the strongest wind will blow out the flame.”
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“To this day, cranes carry the strands of our fate. They say that each time two people’s paths cross, so do their strands. When they become important to one another or make a promise to one another, a knot is tied, connecting them.”
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“I liked how he said my name. As if the syllables were the first notes to a song he loved to sing.”

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