Quotes by Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L'Engle Camp was an American writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young adult fiction, including A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels: A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time. Her works reflect both her Christian faith and her strong interest in science.

The best Quotes and Sayings

A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.

- Madeleine L'Engle

When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.

- Madeleine L'Engle

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.

- Madeleine L'Engle

Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.

- Madeleine L'Engle in A Ring of Endless Light

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

- Madeleine L'Engle

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.

- Madeleine L'Engle