Cutting for Stone Quotes

Abraham Verghese
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"Few doctors will admit this, certainly not the young ones, but subconsciously, in entering the profession, we must believe that ministering to others will heal our woundedness. And it can. But it can also deepen the wound" (Page 6).

"She would see that her transformation actually took place over many months. However, it was only as she was falling out of the sky over the Bab al-Mandab that she understood that change had come" (Page 53).

"The sight of her wounds shamed him. There'd be no healing, no scars to form, harden, and fade on her body. He would bear the scar, he would carry it from the room" (Page 106).

"She remembered, too, how in her first days in Addis, when things had looked so bleak, so terrifying, so tragic with Melly's death - it was at those moments that God's grace came, and that God's plan was revealed, though...

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