Madeline Miller Quotes

Madeline Miller Quotes

In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood like a hundred golden urns pouring out of the sun.

When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him

Perhaps it is the greatest grief, after all, to be left on earth when another is gone.

and her skin shone luminous and impossibly pale, as if it drank light from the moon.

He is a weapon, a killer. Do not forget it. You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will not change its nature.

Perhaps he simply assumed: a bitterness of habit, of boy after boy trained for music and medicine, and unleashed for murder.

She wants you to be a god," I told him.
"I know." His face twisted with embarrassment, and in spite of itself my heart lightened. It was such a boyish response. And so human. Parents, everywhere.

There is no honour in betraying your friends.

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