Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair Quotes

Anne Lamott
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One rarely knows where to begin the search for meaning, though by necessity, we can only start where we are.”
-- Narrator (Beginning)

Importance: In the opening of Lamott’s book she makes the statement that while many wonder where they should start to search for meaning in their lives, the obvious place from which they must start is the place where they are.

Where is meaning in the meteoric passage of time, the speed in which our lives are spent? Where is meaning in the pits? In the suffering? I think these questions are worth asking.”
-- Narrator (Beginning)

Importance: As Lamott develops the intent of her book she zeros in from her vague description of how to find meaning in one’s life to finding meaning in loss and suffering.

Whether I’m wrong or not, though, most of us have figured out that we have to do what’s in front of us and keep...
-- Narrator (Beginning)

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