strangers Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about strangers
  1. #1
    “He was my father and yet he was a stranger to me. I had never seen him.
    I thought to myself, How can we ever speak to one another? He’s as strange to me as a demon.”
  2. #2
    “The founder [of the Company] had written: “The three virtues of the Stranger are to be silent, to be cunning, but above all to be invisible.”
  3. #3
    “Anyone can betray anyone.”
  4. #4
    “His mom said Boots never knew a stranger, which meant she though everybody in the world was her friend.”
  5. #5
    “I go about the world, obedient to the god, and search and make enquiry into the wisdom of any one, whether citizen or stranger, who appears to be wise; and if he is not wise, then in vindication of the oracle I show him that he is not wise; and my occupation quite absorbs me, and I have no time to give either to any public matter of interest or to any concern of my own, but I am in utter poverty by reason of my devotion to the god.”
  6. #6
    “I am mad with joy. –At least I think it’s joy. Strangers have come, and it’s a whole new game.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Nate, why don’t you go outside for a while? I saw some kids playing out there.’
    ‘But I don’t know them.’
    ‘Then go get acquainted. When I was your age, I was friends with whoever happened to be out roaming the neighborhood.’
    ‘Sounds like a good way to get stabbed by a hobo,’ Nate grumbled.
    ‘You know what I mean.‘”
  8. #8
    “Strangers must inquire Of denizens, and do as they are bid.”
  1. #9
    “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.”
  2. #10
    “‘So, I’m not strange anymore?’ he asks.
    ‘You’re riding in my car, which must mean I’m not a stranger anymore.’
    ‘Actually, the more I’m around you, the stranger you get.’”
  3. #11
    “The house is silent now and she feels like a stranger here. ‘This life was never ours,’ she whispers to the dog, who has been following her from room to room, and Luli wags her tail and stares at Miranda with wet brown eyes. ‘We were only ever borrowing it.’”
  4. #12
    “I couldn’t work out whether it was just coincidence. Whether his words were really intended for me, whether they truly reflected on our conversation, or whether they were just the throwaway ramblings of some bloke on a bus.”
  5. #13
    “Fear is a stranger to the ways of love. Identify with fear, and you will be a stranger to yourself.”
  6. #14
    “I was the scaredest young fella in the State of New Hampshire. I thought I’d make a mistake for sure. And when I saw you comin’ down that aisle I thought you were the prettiest girl I’d ever seen, but the only trouble was that I’d never seen you before. There I was in the Congregation Church marryin’ a total stranger.”
  7. #15
    “There’s something comforting about the sight of strangers safe at home.”
  8. #16
    “It’s impossible to resist the kindness of strangers.”

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  1. #17
    “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
  2. #18
    “I am a stranger in this church. Indeed, I have not been here since spring of 1692, so long ago now that it seems but a dim memory, and the girl I was at that time seems certainly like another person. Me and yet not me, that young girl. For she was as innocent to the dangers around her as my own baby daughter who now sleeps peacefully in my arms.”
  3. #19
    “Evil is a faceless stranger,
    living in a distant neighborhood.
    Evil has a wholesome, hometown face,
    with merry eyes and an open smile.
    Evil walks among us, wearing a mask
    which looks like all our faces.”
  4. #20
    “Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.”
  5. #21
    “I’m stranger. You’re stranger. Together, we are… strangers.”
  6. #22
    “She is not fashioned for a life among strangers.”
  7. #23
    “‘It’s a bad place for a stranger,’ old Goulven had said: ‘you’d better take a guide;’ and I had replied, ‘I shall not lose myself.’ Now I knew that I had lost myself, as I sat there smoking, with the sea-wind blowing in my face.”
  8. #24
    ″‘Thank you! Thank you!’ Isabel cried. Her heart ached with gratitude toward these people. Just a moment’s kindness from each of them might mean the difference between death and survival for her mother and everyone else on the little raft.”
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