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Jane Hamilton

  • It's all a big old chain. There isn't one unconnected link.

  • I feel like I don't have all the ingredients a person is supposed to have.

  • It is a rule of nature that taking a day off on a farm sets a person back at least a week.

  • In the end maybe what marriage offered was the determination of one's burial site.

  • She read books quickly and compulsively, paperback after paperback, as if she might drift away without the anchor of the printed page.

Jane Hamilton, U.S. novelist

(1957)