Where We Come Quotes

Where We Come Quotes by Emily Giffin, Libba Bray, Terry Brooks, Rita Dove, Alan Rickman, Anne Perry and many others.

Even if we no longer have much in common, we would have

Even if we no longer have much in common, we would have always had the past, which, in some ways, is just as important as the present or future. It is where we come from, what makes us who we are.
Emily Giffin
Ain’t that a sight? With all the things we know and learn, we still ain’t touched the big mysteries — where we come from, where we go next, why we even her. And when something truly miraculous happens, we run and hide in our caves. We deny.
Libba Bray
What we have in life that we can count on is who we are and where we come from, she thought absently. For better or worse, that’s what we have to sustain us in our endeavors, to buttress us in our darker moments, and to remind us of our identity. Without those things, we are adrift.
Terry Brooks
All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.
Rita Dove
And it’s a human need to be told stories. The more we’re governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.
Alan Rickman
I believe in an individual soul which travels through eternity. This life is far from all there is–in fact, it is a minute part, simply an antechamber, a deciding place where we choose the light from the dark, where we come to know what we truly value.
Anne Perry
Democracies succeed or fail based on their journalism.
Scott Pelley
I believe in the old, because it shows us where we come from – where our souls have risen from. And I believe in the new, because it gives us the opportunity to create who we are becoming.
Abigail Washburn
So, I guess we are who we are for alot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.
Stephen Chbosky
The street is the river of life of the city, the place where we come together, the pathway to the center.
William H. Whyte
I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.
Samuel L. Jackson
People need to take as much interest in other sports as they take in cricket, and that’s where we come across a vicious cycle of performance, sponsorship, recognition, jobs and TV visibility. It’s a typical chicken-and-egg story; each one is directly related to the other without an answer for what comes first.
Gagan Narang
James Joyce wrote the definitive work about Dublin while he was living in Switzerland. We’re all where we come from. We all have our roots.
John Guare
When you meet a man who is broken, pick him up and carry him. When you meet a woman who’s broken, put her all into your arms. Cause we don’t know where we come from … we don’t know where we are.
Laurie Anderson
Always remember where we come from, how we got here, and Who led us into the warmth of the sunshine.
Glenn Beck
Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.
Stephen Chbosky
Our histories cling to us. We are shaped by where we come from.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie