The Mountain Between Us Quotes

Charles Martin
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I never noticed they were there until she pointed them out. Started feeding them. Opened my eyes. Now I see them most everywhere. It's sort of spread into the way I look at people. Which is good, 'cause us doctors tend to get a bit jaded after a while.
-- Ben Payne (chapter 2)

Importance: This quote is spoken by Ben, and the "they" he references is stray cats. His wife took in stray cats, and now, according to Ben, he takes them in too. This is the primary motivation he gives to Ashley as to why he offers her, a complete stranger, a ride on the charter plane.

I know you're worried. Don't be. In three months, this'll all be forgotten. You'll see. I'll wait up.
-- Rachel (chapter 3)

Importance: This quote is significant given the reveal at the end of the novel. Rachel, Ben's wife, has consistently loved him despite their argument before her death. This a major...

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