Brick Lane Quotes

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"Fighting against one's Fate can weaken the blood. Sometimes, or perhaps most times, it can be fatal." Chapter 1, pg. 4

"What could not be changed must be borne. And since nothing could be changed, everything had to be borne." Chapter 1, pg. 4

"The pull of the land is stronger even than the pull of blood." Chapter 2, pg. 17

"If you think you are powerless, then you are. Everything is within you, where God put it." Chapter 3, pg. 42

"You can spread your soul over a paddy field, you can whisper to a mango tree, you can feel the earth beneath your toes and know that this is the place, the place where it begins and ends. But what can you tell to a pile of bricks? The bricks will not be moved." Chapter 4, pg. 58

"Sometime when people see a beautiful thing they want to destroy it. The thing make them feel ugly...

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