More From Barbara Kingsolver
- "There’s always a part of your nation’s history that you haven’t been told that… has a powerful impact on how you yourself may behave and may believe."
- "People’s dreams are made out of what they do all day. The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits. It’s what you do that makes your soul, not the other way around."
- "Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own."
More In Society
- "I like pop music. I consider rock ‘n’ roll to be a branch of pop music."― Tom Stoppard
- "This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."― David Hume
- "The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence."― Don DeLillo