Kathleen Kent: Author Bio About and Best

Ten of My Favorite Kathleen Kent Quotes 

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

About Kathleen Kent

Kathleen Kent’s fifth book, The Burn, follows the Edgar-nominated The Dime. The novel is a contemporary crime thriller set in Dallas. Kirkus gave The Burn a starred review, and The Washington Post wrote, “Raymond Chandler praised Hammett for taking crime fiction out of the drawing room. Ms. Kent has also written three other bestselling, award-winning historical novels, The Heretic’s Daughter, The Traitor’s Wife, and The Outcasts. Among her published works are short stories and essays for D Magazine, Texas Monthly and LitHub, as well as her contribution to Dallas Noir, an anthology of crime/horror stories. She will be inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters in March 2020.

Born: Meadville, PA, The United States
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Crime, Historical Fiction
 

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Popular Quotes

“Life is not what you have or what you can keep. It is what you can bear to lose.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

 “A needle is such a small brittle thing. It is easily broken. It can hold but one fragile thread. But if the needle is sharp, it can pierce the coarsest cloth. Ply the needle in and out of a canvas and with a great length of thread one can make a sail to move a ship across the ocean. In such a way can a sharp glossy tongue, with the thinnest of thread of a rumor, stitch together a story to flap in the breeze. Hoist that story upon the pillar of superstitious belief and a whole town can be pulled along with the wind of fear.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

“I took a step. And then another. And so it went as we followed Father, who had come to take us forever away from Salem. And with every step I thought of my mother’s courage as she faced her judges. With every step I thought of her cleaving to the truth even as she fell the short distance of the rope. With every step I thought of her pride, her strength, her love.
And with every step I thought, I am my mother’s daughter, I am my mother’s daughter…”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

 “Men are always the last to ken what women know by sniffing the air. That’s why God gave bodily might to Adam, to balance the inequities of strength. For if Eve had been given the power to serve her cunning and cruelty, there would have been a terrible reckoning for all mandkind, and the archangel would have trod on Adam’s heels to escape paradise unsinged.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

 “It’s hard to imagine, seeing how crowded the sky looks tonight, how far away one star is from another. Like, people, really. We can appear to be standing right next to each other, and yet in our minds, we can be thousands of miles away, lost to the outer reaches. But we’re all together in the same black soup, which makes us all related somehow.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Outcasts

 “I would move the earth to save your mother. D’ye hear me, Sarah? I would tear down the walls of her jail and carry her to the wilds of Maine, but it is not what she wants. She will throw herself at her judges because she believes that her innocence will show through all the lies and deceptions…She humbles me with her strength.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

“We, all of us, must be left alone to make good on our own consciences. And no county magistrate or judge or deacon can separate us from the truth, for they are only men.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

 “Oh fer Christ’s bloody sake Martha I didna’ raise ye to be well regarded. To be liked. Any puny weak-waisted slut can be liked. I raised ye to be reckoned with.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Wolves of Andover

“There is no death in remembrance. Remember me, Sarah. Remember me, and a part of me will always be with you.” – Martha Carrier to her daughter, Sarah Carrier”
― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

“You ask me what makes a woman comely?” He tapped one finger lightly against her temple and said, “Thoughts, missus. It’s thoughts that make a woman so.”
― Kathleen Kent, The Wolves of Andover

10 Famous Quotes by Author Kathleen Kent

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

One Final Bonus – Kathleen Kent Quote 

“Sharing secrets is the way in which women tie themselves together, for it reveals complicity and trust. Holding secrets shows trustworthiness and a sort of quite defiance. It is a natural thing for a female to hold secrets within her breast until the time is ripe to release them. Does it not follow the way in which her body is formed? A woman is made with that dark and mysterious recess that can grow a child safely until the child is ready to come out onto the birthing bed. And like birthing, secrets present themselves in many ways. some slip easily into the world, others must be torn out, if the body is unwilling.”

― Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

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