Ruta Sepetys Quotes

Whether love of friend, love of country, love of God, or even love of enemy - love reveals to us the truly miraculous nature of the human spirit.

- Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray

# Love

War is catastrophe. It breaks families in irretrievable pieces.

- Ruta Sepetys, Salt to the Sea

Decisions, they shape our destiny.

- Ruta Sepetys, Out of the Easy

Mother was anchor. Mother was comfort. Mother was home. A girl who lost her mother was suddenly a tiny boat on an angry ocean. Some boats eventually floated ashore. And some boats seemed to float farther and farther from land.

- Ruta Sepetys, Salt to the Sea

Good men are often more practical than pretty.

- Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray

Some things just won’t go away, no matter how hard you scrub.

- Ruta Sepetys, Out of the Easy

Fear is a hunter. It encircles us when we are unarmed and least expect it.

- Ruta Sepetys, Salt to the Sea