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Mariam Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Mariam
  1. #1
    “Learn this now and learn it well. Like a compass facing north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. You remember that, Mariam.”
  2. #2
    “And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. And whenever those twin poisonous flowers began to sprout in the parched land of that field, Mariam uprooted them. She uprooted them and ditched them before they took hold.”
  3. #3
    “Though there were moments of beauty, Mariam knew for the most part that life had been unkind to her.”
  4. #4
    “A man’s heart is a wretched, wretched thing, Mariam. It isn’t like a mother’s womb. It won’t bleed. It won’t stretch to make room for you.”
  5. #5
    “Mariam lay on the couch, hands tucked between her knees, watched the whirlpool of snow twisting and spinning outside the window. She remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world. That all the sighs drifted up the sky, gathered into clouds, then broke into tiny pieces that fell silently on the people below.
    *As a reminder of how people like us suffer,* she’d said. *How quietly we endure all that falls upon us.*”
  6. #6
    “The Chinese say it’s better to be deprived of food for three days than tea for one.”

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