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mirrors Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about mirrors
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“There was nothing else there in the mirror. Just her, in the corridor. A hand touched her shoulder, and she looked up. The other mother stared down at Coraline with big black button eyes.”
Neil Gaiman
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Coraline
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Coraline Jones
Other Mother
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reality
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button eyes
corridor
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“...no matter the flaws you find when you look at yourself in the mirror, somewhere on God’s earth, you are really “doing it” for someone - someone out there is attracted to you.”
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“I shut the bathroom door and caught sight of my face in the mirror. I had no idea how quickly it was to change, to fade. If I had, I would have stared at my reflection, memorizing it. It was the last time I would look into a real mirror for more than a decade.”
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“Maybe a nice look in the mirror is in order, Missy.”
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“you fall into the mirror, come through the other side staring at a lightbulb.”
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“And when that celestial chime sounds, perhaps a mirror will suddenly serve its truer purpose—revealing to a man not who he imagines himself to be, but who he has become.”
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“She’d felt ragingly alive in the dream, but now she’s as inert as the eggs cooling on a plate. Ther’s a mirror her in the bedroom, too, but she chooses not to look at it, just in case her hunch is true and she’s invisible.”
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“The universe is the mirror in which we can contemplate only what we have learned to know in ourselves.”
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“Sarah brushed my hair and tied it up in back with a rose velvet ribbon she had brought from Maine. She brushed hers long and free and tied it back, too, and we stood side by side looking into the mirror. I looked taller, like Sarah, and fair and thin. And with my hair pulled back I looked a little like her daughter. Sarah’s daughter.”

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