going back Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about going back
″... but comfortable as her life had been there she could not go back. The anti-climax would be too intolerable; and her return might bring reproach upon her idolized husband.”
“He’d always thought they’d go home one day and everything would be like it was before they came . . . he didn’t understand that there was no going back, that what had happened was forever.”
“And once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can’t go back to being normal; you can’t go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.”
“The two main criminals are France and the United States. They owe Haiti enormous reparations because of actions going back hundreds of years. If we could ever get to the stage where somebody could say, ‘We’re sorry we did it,’ that would be nice.”
“What’s happening tonight, it’s no little thing. Nobody backing out now remains healthy. No exceptions.”
“Truth was, the only thing he wanted was to go back to the kind of life he’d had a few months before, when his mother was well. He didn’t want to go to the Amazon with Kate. He was a little afraid of his grandmother.”
″‘Highway’s no place for a nice kid like you. Go back. Finish school.’ ‘I’m not nice,’ I say. ‘I’m really annoying.‘”
“He wished he could go back in time to the turning point, the moment inside the treasury when he was smitten with envy of the King’s wealth. If history could be unwound and he were there again, he would consider the consequences and he wouldn’t steal.”
“He went back. Robert went back. We’d just had that quarrel- aw, you wouldn’t remember, but I do, little as I want to. Robert went back to the old place. Now why do you reckon?”
“Anyway,′ said Yo-less, ‘if you changed things, maybe you’d end up not going back in time, and there you would be, back in time. I mean, except you never went in the first place, so you wouldn’t be able to come back on account of not having gone.”
“I’ll make it,′ laughed Hal. But he did not go back as he had come. He took a roundabout route and walked in the middle of the street, eyes and ears alert. He got back to the hotel without incident and found his father and Roger asleep.”
“When you go back, no matter how hard you try, the present won’t change.”
View All Quotes