Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Jeannette Ng
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Ten of My Favourite Jeannette Ng Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“They would never lie if the truth can hurt more. And the truth can always hurt more.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

 “And this is a question no one had asked – why had He not painted again? Out of fear that He’d have to recycle this canvas? Though it seems an odd accusation to the all powerful that He would, of all things, run out of space. But no, I would say He never painted again because He ran out of ideas. Perhaps, like the best of us, He knew He had only one story in Him. One story. And He had written it all in every aspect of the world, from each pillar-like mountain to vaulting sky.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

“My mind was dwelling again on my own unreality, believing I would ripple and rip at his touch. I was that spirit from the moors that he supposed so long ago, here to tempt him and then disappear when the sun burnt away the morning mist.

And then, his hands were on me again, strong, demanding. I revelled in his force; it proved to me that I was not breaking, that I would not shatter. He tightened his grip on my hips and I gasped.

Fleetingly, I felt real.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

 “Have you not wanted to speak to me all your life?” “H-have I?” “You’re human. And humanity loves us.” She was stroking my hand as though it were a lapdog. “So desperate are you to speak to us that you see us everywhere. You look across your borders, your walls, and instead of your neighbours, you see us. As your ships sail further and countries and continents discover each other, you see not each other. You see us. You want to see us.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

 “I had been taught to tame my wild impulses and desires that had agitated me to pain. I had folded it with my soul and learnt to drink contentment like you would a poison. Drop by drop, day by day. Until it became tolerable.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

 “The children that die as the price of that first Fall, I shall replace. For the love that my child bore his, sinful it may be in his eyes, I will love them both. I will bring her dolls of flesh to save her from that pain.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

“Almost almost forgot. Remember, no walking down the silver corridor when it’s dark. No looking behind the emerald curtain. No staring portraits in the eye. No eating things without salt. And no trusting the Salamander.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

 “Native to Arcadia and sometimes found in earthly libraries, this pest is often said to feed off the written word. It allegedly consumes secrets and digests them into less informative fragmentary whispers.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

“I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light.”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

“And it has been a while since I’ve watched my sister read the bloody entrails of the constellations…”
― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

10 Famous Quotes by Author Jeannette Ng

10 quotes by Jeannette Ng 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 Jeannette Ng 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 Jeannette Ng Quote. 

One Final Bonus – Jeannette Ng Quote 

“It is very dangerous out there, Cathy. In the mists. Anything… I cannot–” “What cannot you do, Laon?” I could feel my fingers growing numb. “Have you not done it all? Have you not gone to university? Have you not left England? Have you not made yourself a grand explorer, triumphant conqueror and–” It stung. I knew it stung. “Do not blame your confinement on me.” His voice was very cold, very slow. “I am not your gaoler.” “Do not shame me for knowledge that has been denied me. Do not patronise me over the position to which I have been born.” I saw him flinch, but I continued. “I had thought the respect you had for me was mine by right, as your sister and equal. Not granted to me on your whim. To be begged and earned, however tenderly.”

― Jeannette Ng, Under the Pendulum Sun

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