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going back Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about going back
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″... 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.”
Thomas Hardy
author
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
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Tess Durbeyfield
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the past
comfort
going back
husbands
shame
concepts
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“What’s happening tonight, it’s no little thing. Nobody backing out now remains healthy. No exceptions.”

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