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losing parents Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about losing parents
  1. #1
    “I thought it would make me feel better to have the man vanished from the earth, but I actually felt a massive, frightening hollowness open up in my chest. I had spent my life comparing myself to my father, and now he was gone.”
  2. #2
    “At the time of his death, my father remained a myth to me, both more and less than a man.”
  3. #3
    “From the very first moment his father had told him about it, the mechanical man had become the center of Hugo’s life.”
  4. #4
    “Your father wasn’t there because he couldn’t be, my father wasn’t there because he chose not to be. We’re going to mourn their absence in different ways.”
  5. #5
    “And when the Count’s parents succumbed to cholera within hours of each other in 1900, it was the Grand Duke who took the young Count aside and explained that he must be strong for his sister’s sake; that adversity presents itself in many forms; and that if a man does not master his circumstances then he is bound to be mastered by them.”
  6. #6
    ″[That] was why Yura was so shaken by his mother’s death, because he had been lost in that forest with her and was suddenly left alone in it, without her.”