Favorite quote or excerpt in Holding Fire?

Discuss the May 2015 book of the month, Holding Fire.
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Favorite quote or excerpt in Holding Fire?

Post by Scott » 16 Jun 2015, 10:29

Do you have any favorite quotes or excerpts from Holding Fire? If so, please share here!
"That virtue we appreciate is as much ours as another's. We see so much only as we possess." - Henry David Thoreau

"Non ignara mali miseris succurrere disco." Virgil, The Aeneid

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Post by ashersb » 11 Sep 2015, 17:16

"Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else"

That quote, honestly, stuck with me for days after i read the book. Sure it wasn't part of any of the short stories, but it still held my attention non the less. There is so much truth to that one sentence. Anger only hurts ourselves. Using that as bases for the theme to the book was a brilliant idea.

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Post by Naval Aulakh » 09 Jul 2017, 05:56

"Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else".
I love this quote. I have read it many times and it is my all times favorite.
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