The best Quotes from Atonement

The best Book Quotes

And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you.

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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I've never had a moment's doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life.

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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It was not generally realized that what children mostly wanted was to be left alone.

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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Wasn't writing a kind of soaring, an achievable form of flight, of fancy, of the imagination?

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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A story was a form of telepathy. By means of inking symbols onto a page, she was able to send thoughts and feelings from her mind to her reader's. It was a magical process, so commonplace that no one stopped to wonder at it.

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended.

Ian McEwan in Atonement
 
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