3 Quotes in 3 Days – Day 1

Alright, so I’ve been eyeing this challenge for a while now.  I looooove quotes, they’re one of my favorite parts of reading.  I frequently go back and reread favorite quotes, so I already have an idea for the three I’m going to choose.

Thank you, Avathenerd and Midnight Ranter, for nominating me!  I really appreciate it!

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The Rules:

1.Pick 3 quotes for 3 days and write what they mean to you.
2.Nominate 3 different bloggers each day (no repetition).
3.Thank the person who nominated you.


For my first quote I’m going to go with my all time favorite author, Melina Marchetta.  I know I’ve talked about her before, and particularly about Jellicoe Road.  So instead I’m going to choose one of my favorite quotes from Saving Francesca:

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My favorite thing about amazing quotes is how they make us feel.  Can a quote really tap into our emotions, make the feelings truly come alive?  If you’ve ever had depression, or loved someone close to you with depression, I think this quote hits the nail on the head.

That is especially true of a parent.  Our children have no choice but to take on our emotions, and depression can be contagious to the impressionable.  I’m not blaming parents with depression.  It’s an illness, not a choice.  I’m just saying that I think the quote captures the essence of having a parent that is suffering.


Day 1 Nominations:

Angie Elle at Books & Beauty are my Bag

Suzanne at The Bookish Libra

Jackie at Death by Tsundoku

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11 Responses

  1. Weirdly, it seems like you haven’t received my comment from yesterday (my connection must’ve lost it’s mind); but I tagged you on the very same tag on my post just yesterday!

    And, by the way, I love that quote; it’s filled with so much meaning that I can relate to it despite not having read where it has come from!

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