Chris Bohjalian’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Chris Bohjalian Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“But it’s funny how the memory works and how sometimes we just belive whatever we want.”
Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden

 “The world is filled with human toxins — not the darkness that we all occasionally crave, but actually people who are so unwilling to bask in the angelic light that is offered us all that they grow poisonous — and you can pray for their eventual recovery and healing. And sometimes those prayers will be answered. But sometimes these individuals have been vaccinated against goodness and against angels and they are so unwilling to give an inch to their God that often they never (and I use this expression absolutely literally) see the light.”
― Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden

“But history does matter. There is a line connecting the Armenians and the Jews and the Cambodians and the Bosnians and the Rwandans. There are obviously more, but, really, how much genocide can one sentence handle?”
― Chris Bohjalian, The Sandcastle Girls

 “My mother used to talk about passages and, once in a while, about ordeals. We all have them; we are all shaped by them. She thought the key was to find the healing in the hurt.”
― Chris Bohjalian, The Night Strangers

 “We may talk a good game and write even better ones, but we never outgrow those small wounded things we were when we were five and six and seven.”
― Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden

 “He recalls what that first German soldier said to his major: No God-not yours or mine-approves of what you’re doing.”
― Chris Bohjalian, The Sandcastle Girls

“I have lived with magic and without magic, and I can tell you with certainty that a life with magic is better….”
― Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden

 “And though some days it is very hard, I try not to live for the future. And I try not to dream of the past.”
― Chris Bohjalian, The Law of Similars

“Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially–romanced and ritualized and seasoned with memory.”
― Chris Bohjalian, Secrets of Eden

“When it seems you have nothing at all to live for, death is not especially frightening.”
― Chris Bohjalian, The Sandcastle Girls

10 Famous Quotes by Author Chris Bohjalian

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Chris Bohjalian, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Chris Bohjalian.  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 Chris Bohjalian. 

One Final Bonus – Chris Bohjalian Quote 

“As Jeremy Bentham had asked about animals well over two hundred years ago, the question was not whether they could reason or talk, but could they suffer? And yet, somehow, it seemed to take more imagination for humans to identify with animal suffering than it did to conceive of space flight or cloning or nuclear fusion. Yes, she was a fanatic in the eyes of most of the country. . .Mostly, however, she just lacked patience for people who wouldn’t accept her belief that humans inflicted needless agony on the animals around them, and they did so in numbers that were absolutely staggering.”

― Chris Bohjalian, Before You Know Kindness

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