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Louise Erdrich Quotes





Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America.
 

Here I am, where I ought to be.
[Work]
 

Here I am, where I ought to be. A writer must have a place where he or she feels this, a place to love and be irritated with.
 

I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
[Luck]
 

I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms.
[Happiness]
 

It was enough just to sit there without words.
[Self Control]
 

Love won't be tampered with, love won't go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other.
 

They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.
 

You know, some people fall right through the hole in their lives. It's invisible, but they come to it after time, never knowing where.