Book Quotes from The Secret History

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Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.

BeautyDonna Tartt in The Secret History
 
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It is is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.

BooksDonna Tartt in The Secret History
 
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There is nothing wrong with the love of Beauty. But Beauty - unless she is wed to something more meaningful - is always superficial.

BeautyDonna Tartt in The Secret History
 
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When you feel homesick, just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go.

HomeDonna Tartt in The Secret History
 
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Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.

Donna Tartt in The Secret History
 
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