Anne Griffin’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Anne Griffin Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers Anne Griffin’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. Anne Griffin quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing Anne Griffin’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“of the Irish kind, reserved and embarrassed”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

 “No one, no one really knows loss until it’s someone you love. The deep-down kind of love that holds on to your bones and digs itself right in under your fingernails, as hard to budge as the years of compacted earth. And when it’s gone … it’s as if it’s been ripped from you. Raw and exposed, you stand dripping blood all over the good feckin’ carpet. Half-human, half-dead, one foot already in the grave.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

“I nod, swirl the last drop at the bottom of my glass, before downing it. Ready now to begin the first of five toasts: five toasts, five people, five memories. I push my empty bottle back across the bar to her. And as her hand takes it and turns away, happy to have something to do, I say under my breath: ‘I’m here to remember – all that I have been and all that I will never be again.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

 “What I didn’t know until after he died was that my mother had watched her younger brother Jimmy die of the same thing. People didn’t talk much of things like that in those days. Death and illness were sacred and silent, not to be stoked and stirred.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

 “check doesn’t do any harm. I’d finished having the chat with Francie and was heading back to the Jeep at the far end of the field when I saw Robert’s Range Rover pull up. I watched him get out and walk over to my Jeep and lean his back against my”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

 “And as for Irish men. I’ve news for you, it’s worse as you get older. It’s like we tunnel ourselves deeper into our aloneness. Solving our problems on our own. Men, sitting alone at bars going over and over the same old territory in their heads.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

“I only ever wanted to belong to one person and she wasn’t in that room. And in my heart I knew that even if I was a man comfortable with all the small talk it would take to break into that new life, I didn’t want it. I simply did not want it.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

 “We have an unwritten rule now, Him and me. He lets me live my life as I see fit and in return I say the odd quiet prayer in my head. Our gentleman’s agreement works.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

“It’s an awful thing, to witness your mother cry. You cannot cure nor mend nor stick a plaster on.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

“I’m here to remember – all that I have been and all that I will never be again.”
― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

10 Famous Quotes by Author Anne Griffin

10 quotes by Anne Griffin there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest Anne Griffin quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best Anne Griffin Quote. 

One Final Bonus – Anne Griffin Quote 

“Loss – what does he know about it, I ask you? He’s barely out of nappies for Christ’s sake. I’d say the closest he’s ever come to loss was his virginity, and even at that I can’t be sure he’s old enough. No one, no one really knows loss until it’s someone you love. The deep-down kind of love that holds on to your bones and digs itself right in under your fingernails, as hard to budge as the years of compacted earth. And when it’s gone … it’s as if it’s been ripped from you. Raw and exposed, you stand dripping blood all over the good feckin’ carpet. Half”

― Anne Griffin, When All Is Said

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