Joy Jordan-Lake’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Joy Jordan-Lake Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“I think I upset your father”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

 “Now all white Southern women keep as a weapon against uncouth world a certain smile that can be whipped out of storage and tacked up, in an instant, covering over a multitude of too-candid moments. My mother’s face, whose upturned mouth never moved, registered confusion, then fear-then landed where I expected that steely doggedly cheerful resolve of a smile.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, Blue Hole Back Home

“But Rose lifted her champagne flute in a toast. “It is precisely our unfortunate characteristics that make any of us interesting—wouldn’t you say, ladies? Those of us, I might add, who are interesting.” Maneuvering Kate away from the gaggle, Rose led her through the gardens and down to the river.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

 “You make sure you do something good with your life, you hear? Something that puts more beauty and more kindness into the world. And be a person of courage, my Kate. With a tender heart but a lot tougher hide.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

 “You’ve had a tough crack at life, I’ll give you that. But you don’t got to let the bad thrown at you become the ugly you think you got to be.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, Blue Hole Back Home

 “There’s a beauty, and there’s a strength, you know, that grows only in a long walk together in the same direction.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

“Only for some of us, maybe forgiveness is more a journey than a moment in time. Me, I won’t be getting there fast.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

 “A life worth living is one of compassion. And a life of compassion will include many tears.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” —Jackie Robinson”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

“Sometimes I do slip and say what I mean, instead of what ought to be said.”
― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

10 Famous Quotes by Author Joy Jordan-Lake

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Joy Jordan-Lake, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Joy Jordan-Lake.  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 Joy Jordan-Lake. 

One Final Bonus – Joy Jordan-Lake Quote 

“This is a work of fiction, which, contrary to what any reader paying attention to recent events might assume, I began writing more than twenty years before its publication. It has been a most unusual journey. Before I tell—briefly—the story behind this novel and the remarkable people who inspired it, let me add that while this novel does feature some real people, places, and pivotal events, they are handled in a fictional manner. My intent is not only to tell a story worth reading but equally—or, to be honest, more importantly—to honor the memory of those in nineteenth- and twenty-first-century Charleston who have set an example of courage, conviction, and a spirit of love far stronger than”

― Joy Jordan-Lake, A Tangled Mercy

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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

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