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Much-Afraid Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Much-Afraid
  1. #1
    “She bent forward to look, then gave a startled little cry and drew back. There was indeed a seed lying in the palm of his hand, but it was shaped exactly like a long, sharply-pointed thorn… ‘The seed looks very sharp,’ she said shrinkingly. ’Won’t it hurt if you put it into my heart?”
  2. #2
    “It is so sharp that it slips in very quickly. But, Much-Afraid, I have already warned you that Love and Pain go together, for a time at least. If you would know Love, you must know pain too.”
  3. #3
    “Please plant the seed here in my heart.”
  4. #4
    “Much-Afraid, don’t ever allow yourself to begin trying to picture what it will be like. Believe me, when you get to the place which you dread you will find that they are as different as possible from what you have imagined, just as was the case when you were actually ascending the precipice.”
  5. #5
    “I must tell you a great truth, Much-Afraid, which only the few understand. All the fairest beauties in the human soul, its greatest victories, and its most splendid achievements are always those which no one else knows anything about, or can only dimly guess at. ”
  6. #6
    “O Shepherd. You said you would make my feet like hinds’ feet and set me upon High Places.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Well”, he answered ‘the only way to develop hinds’ feet is to go by the paths which the hinds use.′ ”
  8. #8
    “It is so happy to love,’ and her pale, sallow cheeks suddenly glowed pink and her eyes shown. For a moment Much-Afraid did not look afraid at all.”
  9. #9
    ″..possible. I could never get there. I am too lame.”
  10. #10
    “She had the feeling that somehow, in the very far-off places, perhaps even in far-off ages, there would be a meaning found to all sorrow and an answer too fair and wonderful to be as yet understood.”
  11. #11
    “Behold me, here I am; thy little handmaiden Acceptance-with-Joy and all that is in my heart is thine.”
  12. #12
    “’When the seed of Love in your heart is ready to bloom, you will be loved in return,’ and a strange new courage entered her.”
  13. #13
    “In all the world I have no one but you. Help me to follow you, even though it seems impossible. Help me to trust you as much as I long to love you.”

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