Apr 04, 2021

12 Quotes from Where the Forest Meets the Stars book by Glendy Vanderah

Namaste friends. This post is a collection of quotes from the book - Where the Forest Meets the Stars book by Glendy Vanderah. Where the Forest Meets the Stars is a gorgeously stunning debut, in which a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again.

Quotes

You know, it’s no joke to be alone in the world. You should go home to whoever cares about you. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 1

Kids are smarter than we think. They know how to survive the shit that’s dealt them better than some welfare worker who never spent a day in one of those kids’ shoes. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 3

If she’d learned one thing in the last two years, it was that life could be hard enough without adding petty resentments. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 6

Art is supposed to represent how you see the world, not exactly copy it. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 12

As always, words fail when you most want to say the right thing. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 13

I’ve decided language isn’t as advanced as we think it is. We’re still apes trying to express our thoughts with grunts while most of what we want to communicate stays locked in our brains. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 13

Watch out, nest searching can become addictive. There’s something about it ... you’re uncovering these little secrets of the wild. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 15

I’ve noticed most scientists who work out in the natural world are a little different from other people. Maybe it has something to do with how they can turn their backs on the comforts of society for long periods of time. But it’s not just that they can forgo society, it’s more like they need to. For people like that, the natural world is vital, a spiritual experience. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 16

Rainy mornings are the best. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 17

Human bodies are very complicated. Inside us there are all kinds of genes, hormones, and chemicals that affect our moods. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 18

What we have doesn’t happen every day. I’m afraid it will never happen again in my life. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 25

Survivors can live and love more fully than people who haven’t stared death in the face. - Where the Forest Meets the Stars, Chapter 28