Kaye Gibbons: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Kaye Gibbons Quotes 

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

About Kaye Gibbons

Kaye Gibbons was born on Bend of the River Road in Nash County, North Carolina, in 1960. She studied American and English literature at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her first novel, Ellen Foster, was published when she was 26 years old. Eudora Welty has described it as an extraordinary debut, and Walker Percy has likened it to a Southern Holden Caulfield, tougher perhaps, just as funny… a breathtaking debut.”

Born: May 05, 1960, North Carolina, The United States
Genre: Literature & Fiction
 

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Popular Quotes

“I am a great believer in variations on the routine.”
― Kaye Gibbons, Charms for the Easy Life

 “Unless society came out past Flat Rock Crossroads, kept on past Booker T. High School, hung two rights, a left, turned in on Milk Farm Road and found Roland plowing a tobacco field, jerked him off the tractor, warped him and set him back up there without anybody riding by and noticing, blame can’t be laid on society.”
― Kaye Gibbons, A Virtuous Woman

“I could lay here and read all night. I am not able to fall asleep without reading. You have the time when your brain has nothing to do so it rambles. I fool my brain out of that by making it read until it shuts off. I just think it is best to do something right up until you fall asleep.”
― Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster

 “I could wake her up and ask have you ever been to the ocean? but I already know that answer. She has not. You can tell. It would humble you I whisper to her sleeping if you for one time stood by something stronger than yourself.”
― Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster

 “Oh, it’s no crime to want and need somebody to love and to be loved by and to go and do what you need to do to have that, but its certainly a pity when you want it so badly you’ll let it be anybody.”
― Kaye Gibbons, A Virtuous Woman

 “You’ll find your one-in-a-million. But you’re sharp enough to know there’s no point in sludging through the first nine hundred, ninety-nine thousand, and ninety-nine to get to him.”
― Kaye Gibbons, Charms for the Easy Life

“Have you ever felt like you could cry because you know you just heard the most important thing anybody in the world could have spoke at that second?”
― Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster

 “It took me a long time to learn that mistakes aren’t good or bad,
they’re just mistakes, and you clean them up and go on.”
― Kaye Gibbons, A Virtuous Woman

“But they get some comfort out of the made up stories. And if that helps them get along maybe I should not poke fun.”
― Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster

“This has been such a glorious afternoon — my heart would not weep if I did not live to see another.”
― Kaye Gibbons, On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon

10 Famous Quotes by Author Kaye Gibbons

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

One Final Bonus – Kaye Gibbons Quote 

“I might be confused sometimes in my head but it is not something you need to talk about. Before you can talk you have to line it all up in order and I had rather just let it swirl around until I am too tired to think. You just let the motion in your head wear you out. Never think about it. You just make a bigger mess that way.”

― Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster

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