Jenna Blum quotes

  • Nothing is ever quite right, is it, after a parent dies? No matter how well things go, something always feels slightly off...
    -- Jenna Blum

    #Parent #Matter #Wells

  • How could she tell him that we come to love those who save us?
    -- Jenna Blum

  • Life is so often unfair and painful and love is hard to find and you have to take it whenever and wherever you can get it, no matter how brief it is or how it ends.
    -- Jenna Blum

    #Love Is #Matter #And Love

  • Heimat. The word mean home in German, the place where one was born. But the term also conveys a subtler nuance, a certain tenderness. One's Heimat is not merely a matter of geography; it is where one's heart lies.
    -- Jenna Blum

    #Lying #Mean #Home

  • We are all ashamed in one way or another. Who among us is not stained by the past?
    -- Jenna Blum

    #Past #Way #Ashamed

  • She can never tell him what she started to say: that we come to love those who save us. For although Anna does believe this is true, the word that stuck in her throat was not save but shame.
    -- Jenna Blum

    #Life #Believe #Doe

  • My parents just tell me, ‘If you know what you want, you should stay determined and go for it. You can do anything.’

  • My world was completely different to other boys my age. When I was six I was earning money, and by 10 I was paying more tax than the parents of other pupils. I feel a lot older than my years. Because I was working with adults, I had to mature a lot quicker.

  • I was a wonderful parent before I had children.

  • There are bullfighters who do it just for the money-they are worthless [said Hemingway]. The only one who matters is the bullfighter who feels it, so that if he did it for nothing, he would do it just as well. Same holds true for damn near everyone.

  • I love love stories, no matter how dark.

  • It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.

  • Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.

  • Plenty, as well as Want, can separate friends.

  • Eat well, stay fit, die anyway.

  • I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!