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The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones


by Alice Sebold

Love Quotes in The Lovely Bones

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

I had taken this time to fall in love […] – in love with the sort of helplessness I had not felt in death – the helplessness of being alive, the dark bright pity of being human. (22.146)

Susie is so darn wise and articulate now. She so sums up the old human condition. Our fragility leaves us open to the best and worst of human experience.

Quote #11

Samuel walked out to Lindsey then, and there she was in his arms […] born ten years after my fourteen years on Earth: Abigail Suzanne, little Susie to me. (Epilogue.33)

The crowning symbol of love for Susie, a new Susie!

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