The House of the Spirits Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from The House of the Spirits
“Clara never spoke to her husband again.”
“You can’t find someone who doesn’t want to be found.”
″‘Barrabas came to us by sea’, the child Clara wrote in her delicate calligraphy. She was already in the habit of writing down important matters, and afterward, when she was mute, she also recorded trivialities, never suspecting that fifty years later I would use her notebooks to reclaim the past and overcome terrors of my own.”
“At birth Rosa was white and smooth, without a wrinkle, like a porcelain doll, with green hair and yellow eyes—the most beautiful creature to be born on earth since the days of original sin, as the midwife put it, making the sign of the cross.”
″‘I set my curse on you, Esteban!’ Ferula shouted back. ‘You will always be alone! Your body and soul will shrivel up and you’ll die like a dog!‘”
“That’s the way it’s always been, son. You can’t change the law of God.”
“Can’t you see my soul is very old and you’re still a child?”
“Of two evils, she chose the one that struck her as the lesser.”
“Clara’s death completely transformed life in the big house on the corner.”
“For the first time in his life, Senator Trueba admitted he had made a mistake. ”
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