Edwidge Danticat’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Edwidge Danticat Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers Edwidge Danticat’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. Edwidge Danticat 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 Edwidge Danticat’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“…women, brave as stars at dawn”
― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

 “There is always a place where, if you listen closely in the night, you will hear a mother telling a story and at the end of the tale, she will ask you this question: ‘Ou libéré?’ Are you free, my daughter?”

My grandmother quickly pressed her fingers over my lips.

Now,” she said, “you will know how to answer.”
― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

“Their Maker, she said, gives them the sky to carry because they are strong. These people do not know who they are, but if you see a lot of trouble in your life, it is because you were chosen to carry part of the sky on your head. -pg. 25”
― Edwidge Danticat

 “No, women like you don’t write. They carve onion sculptures and potato statues. They sit in dark corners and braid their hair in new shapes and twists in order to control the stiffness, the unruliness, the rebelliousness.”
― Edwidge Danticat, Krik? Krak!

 “Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. … Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them.”
― Edwidge Danticat

 “It’s not easy to start over in a new place,’ he said. ‘Exile is not for everyone. Someone has to stay behind, to receive the letters and greet family members when they come back.”
― Edwidge Danticat, Brother, I’m Dying

“Misery won’t touch you gentle. It always leaves its thumbprints on you; sometimes it leaves them for others to see, sometimes for nobody but you to know of.”
― Edwidge Danticat, The Farming of Bones

 “Love is like the rain. It comes in a drizzle sometimes. Then it starts pouring and if you’re not careful it will drown you.”
― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

“When you write ,it’s like braiding your hair. Taking a handful of coarse unruly strands and attempting to bring then unity.”
― Edwidge Danticat

“If a woman is worth remembering,’ said my grandmother, ‘there is no need to have her name carved in letters.”
― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

10 Famous Quotes by Author Edwidge Danticat

10 quotes by Edwidge Danticat 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 Edwidge Danticat 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 Edwidge Danticat Quote. 

One Final Bonus – Edwidge Danticat Quote 

“She told me about a group of people in Guinea who carry the sky on their heads. They are the people of Creation. Strong, tall, and mighty people who can bear anything. Their Maker, she said, gives them the sky to carry because they are strong. These people do not know who they are, but if you see a lot of trouble in your life, it is because you were chosen to carry part of the sky on your head.”

― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *