Quotes Collection Part Three

The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom – Chapter 7, Gwendolyn contemplating:

“…if no one else is going to act for me, then I have a choice: remain a child and do nothing, or become an adult and do it myself. That, it seems to me, is the difference between the child and the adult, the difference between the girl hunted by wolves and the woman who hunts them.”

The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom – Chapter 23, Bohdan to Sofia (Gwendolyn):

“A woman who seeks to rise in this world must be crueller than even men.”

I read the YA action spy thriller The Cruelty back in March 2017. I enjoyed reading it and was feeling the killer girl vibe at the time. I was drawn to these strings of words so much that I wrote them down in my Quote File and now i’m sharing them with you. These quotes still resonate with me. I believe that; unfortunately in the world we live in, most girls have to grow up way too soon and women need to be ten times stronger than the men to succeed.

My Review of The Cruelty The Cruelty on Goodreads

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3 thoughts on “Quotes Collection Part Three

  1. So true Sarah. Women are expected to wear many hats, mother, wife, sister, friend, employee, cook, nurse, the list goes on and on. That’s why more women should be in positions of power, they’re not driven by the patriarchal male ego and toxic masculinity. I don’t think we need to be cruel as such as the quote says, but just more assertive and it starts with supporting one another. Such an important discussion and timely quotes. I’m hoping this’ll become a regular feature too, really enjoyed it ❤ ❤

  2. Pingback: Bookish Babble: Quotes Collection Part Four | THE ADVENTURES OF SACAKAT

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