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23 Quotes from Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Hello. I am Deepak Kundu, an avid book reader and quotes collector. Here is a list of 23 quotes that I liked and saved while reading Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Where the Crawdads Sing Quotes

A swamp knows all about death, and doesn’t necessarily define it as tragedy, certainly not a sin. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

When cornered, desperate, or isolated, man reverts to those instincts that aim straight at survival. Quick and just. They will always be the trump cards because they are passed on more frequently from one generation to the next than the gentler genes. It is not a morality, but simple math. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Don’t go thinking poetry’s just for sissies. There’s mushy love poems, for sure, but there’s also funny ones, lots about nature, war even. Whole point of it—they make ya feel something. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes

The definition of a real man is one who cries without shame, reads poetry with his heart, feels opera in his soul, and does what’s necessary to defend a woman. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes

Barkley Cove served its religion hard-boiled and deep-fried. Tiny as it was, the village supported four churches, and those were just for the whites; the blacks had three more. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Sand keeps secrets better than mud. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

You all listen now, this is a real lesson in life. Yes, we got stuck, but what’d we girls do? We made it fun, we laughed. That’s what sisters and girlfriends are all about. Sticking together even in the mud, ’specially in mud. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Time ensures children never know their parents young. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

The words in poems do more than say things. They stir up emotions. Even make you laugh. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes

Nobody’s come close to filling their brains. We’re all like giraffes not using their necks to reach the higher leaves. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

You can’t run from every whipstitch. Sometimes you have to discuss things. Face things. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

We gotta admit, if this was a murder, it was a clever one. The marsh chewed up and swallowed all the evidence, if there was any. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Ya need some girlfriends, hon, ’cause they’re furever. Without a vow. A clutch of women’s the most tender, most tough place on Earth. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Unworthy boys make a lot of noise. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes

Nature is audacious enough to ensure that the males who send out dishonest signals or go from one female to the next almost always end up alone. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Please don’t talk to me about isolation. No one has to tell me how it changes a person. I have lived it. I am isolation. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Some behaviors that seem harsh to us now ensured the survival of early man in whatever swamp he was in at the time. Without them, we wouldn’t be here. We still store those instincts in our genes, and they express themselves when certain circumstances prevail. Some parts of us will always be what we were, what we had to be to survive—way back yonder. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes

I guess some things can’t be explained, only forgiven or not. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Let’s face it, a lot of times love doesn’t work out. Yet even when it fails, it connects you to others and, in the end, that is all you have, the connections. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens, #delia-owens-quotes, #love-quotes

I know a thing or two ’bout trappin’. And when you go to trap a fox, it’s usually the trap that gets foxed. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

People rarely noticed grasses except to mow, trample, or poison them. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Definition of a man: one who can cry freely, feel poetry and opera in his heart, and do whatever it takes to defend a woman. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

Ancient genes for survival still persist in some undesirable forms among the twists and turns of man’s genetic code. – Where the Crawdads Sing book by Delia Owens

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