Chang-rae Lee’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Chang-rae Lee Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Chang-rae Lee, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Chang-rae Lee you will find my Ten favourites of Chang-rae Lee’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“I’m a B+ student of life.”
Chang-rae Lee, Native Speaker

 “And perhaps most I loved this about her, her helpless way, love it still, how she can’t hide a single thing, that she looks hurt when she is hurt, seems happy when happy. That I know at every moment the precise place where she stands. What else can move a man like me, who would find nothing as siren or comforting?”
― Chang-rae Lee, Native Speaker

“But maybe it’s the laboring that gives you shape. Might the most fulfilling times be those spent solo at your tasks, literally immersed or not, when you are able to uncover the smallest surprises and unlikely details of some process or operation that in turn exposes your proclivities and prejudices both?”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

 “You can be affected by a person because of something particular they said or did but sometimes how a person was, a manner of being, that gets most deeply absorbed, and prompts you to revisit certain parts of your life with an enhanced perspective, flowing forward right up to now.”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

 “And while it’s easy to say this is a situation to be avoided, isn’t this what we also fear and crave simultaneously, that some internal force which defies understanding might remake us into the people we dream we are?”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

 “For if there is ever a moment when we are most vulnerable, it’s when we’re closest to the idea of the attained desire, and thus farthest from ourselves, which is when we’ll tread through any flame.”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

“A tale, like the universe, they tell us, expands ceaselessly each time you examine it, until there is finally no telling exactly where it begins, where it ends, or where it places you now.”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

 “…whether the people are happy or not in their lives, they have learned to keep steadily moving, moving all the time.”
― Chang Rae Lee, A Gesture Life

“It is ‘where we are’ that should make all the difference, whether we believe we belong there or not.”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

“For sometimes you can’t help but crave some ruin in what you love.”
― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

10 Famous Quotes by Author Chang-rae Lee

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Chang-rae Lee, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Chang-rae Lee.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Chang-rae Lee. 

One Final Bonus – Chang-rae Lee Quote 

“We have hopes and make plans, and if they are dashed or waylaid, we naturally rationalize and redraw the map to locate ourselves anew. Or else we brood and too firmly root. Very few can step forward again and again in what amounts to veritable leaps into the void, where there are no ready holds, where little is familiar, where you get constantly stuck in the thickets of your uncertainties and fears.”

― Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

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