Chris Cleave: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Chris Cleave Quotes 

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

About Chris Cleave

He was born in London and spent his early years in Cameroon before moving to London at a young age. As a student at Balliol College, Oxford, he studied experimental psychology. INCENDIARY is his debut novel, which won the Somerset Maugham Award in 2006, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in 2006, and has now been made into a feature film. As of this writing, LITTLE BEE is a New York Times #1 bestseller and has been translated into over two million different languages. This is his third novel, and it is called GOLD. It is his wife and three children who live in London with him.

Born: London, The United Kingdom
Twitter: chriscleave
Genre: Literature & Fiction
 

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Popular Quotes

“To be well in your mind you have first to be free.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

 “I ask you right here please to agree with me that a scar is never ugly. That is what the scar makers want us to think. But you and I, we must make an agreement to defy them. We must see all scars as beauty. Okay? This will be our secret. Because take it from me, a scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

“Death, of course, is a refuge. It’s where you go when a new name, or a mask and cape, can no longer hide you from yourself. It’s where you run to when none of the principalities of your conscience will grant you asylum.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

 “Sad words are just another beauty. A sad story means, this storyteller is alive. The next thing you know something fine will happen to her, something marvelous, and then she will turn around and smile.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

 “You travel here and you travel there, trying to get out from under the cloud, and nothing works, and then one day you realize you’ve been carrying the weather around with you.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

 “I could not stop talking because now I had started my story, it wanted to be finished. We cannot choose where to start and stop. Our stories are the tellers of us. ”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

“We must see all scars as beauty. Okay? This will be our secret. Because take it from me, a scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, ‘I survived’.”
― Chris Cleave, The Other Hand

 “I’m telling you, trouble is like the ocean. It covers two thirds of the world.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

“Life is extremely short and you cannot dance to current affairs.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

“A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.”
― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

10 Famous Quotes by Author Chris Cleave

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

One Final Bonus – Chris Cleave Quote 

“On the girl’s brown legs there were many small white scars. I was thinking, Do those scars cover the whole of you, like the stars and the moons on your dress? I thought that would be pretty too, and I ask you right here please to agree with me that a scar is never ugly. That is what the scar makers want us to think. But you and I, we must make an agreement to defy them. We must see all scars as beauty. Okay? This will be our secret. Because take it from me, a scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.”

― Chris Cleave, Little Bee

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