M. L. Stedman Quotes

There are times when the ocean is not the ocean - not blue, not even water, but some violent explosion of energy and danger: fierceness on a scale only gods can summon.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Nature

Right and wrong can be like bloody snakes: so tangled up that you can't tell which is which until you've shot 'em both, and then it's too late.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

If a lighthouse looks like it's in a different place, it's not the lighthouse that's moved.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Funny

You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day. You have to keep remembering all the bad things.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

Sometimes life turns out hard. Sometimes it just bites right through you. And sometimes, just when you think it's done its worst, it comes back and takes another chunk.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Life

We live with the decisions we make. That’s what bravery is. Standing by the consequences of your mistakes.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

Such a mysterious business, motherhood. How brave a woman must be to embark on it.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

When it comes to their kids, parents are all just instinct and hope. And fear. Rules and laws fly straight out the window.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

Stick to now. Put right the things you can put right today, and let the ones from back then go. Leave the rest to the angels, or the devil or whoever's in charge of it.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

Love's bigger than rule books.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Love

Victorious and dead is a poor sort of victory.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Funny

I've learned the hard way that to have any kind of a future you’ve got to give up hope of ever changing your past.

- M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans

# Future