7 Quotes about Death by Melina Marchetta (Free list)

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Melina Marchetta quotes about death

What if she’s all I give you in this life of ours, my love?” she asked quietly. “Then I’ll shout at the goddess in fury, ” he said fiercely. “I’ll beg to know why I’ve been given so much when other men have so little.

— Melina Marchetta, Quintana of Charyn

My father took one hundred and thirty-two minutes to die.I counted.It happened on the Jellicoe Road. The prettiest road I’d ever seen, where trees made breezy canopies like a tunnel to Shangri-La. We were going to the ocean, hundreds of miles away, because I wanted to see the ocean and my father said that it was about time the four of us made that journey. I remember asking, ‘What’s the difference between a trip and a journey?’ and my father said, ‘Narnie, my love, when we get there, you’ll understand, ‘ and that was the last thing he ever said.

— Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

A piece of me is gone, ” she told me once while we were bra shopping. “I think we’re made up of all these different pieces and every time someone goes, you’re left with less of yourself.

— Melina Marchetta, Saving Francesca

Do you want to know something about tyrants? When faced with death, they weep and they beg just like the rest of us.

— Melina Marchetta, Quintana of Charyn

Phaedra of Alonso’s death was a never-ending pain that gnawed at his insides. It made him a prisoner in his own cottage.

— Melina Marchetta, Quintana of Charyn

I wish everyone would stop crying, Tom. Uncle Joe would be so angry about it.” But she’s crying herself now. “He’d be so angry at us, Tom, for crying so much when all he did was laugh.

— Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son

Was. What does was actually mean? The verb to be. Past tense of is. Does it mean that someone is no longer being?

— Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Promise me you’ll never stop dreaming.

— Melina Marchetta, Looking for Alibrandi