Happy Sunday!! Hope you’re all doing well!!!
Here are some more of my favourite quotes that I found while reading!!
Today’s quotes are from the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
“There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.”
“Love, genuine passionate love, was his for the first time.”
“A man with a club [bat] is a law-maker, a man to be obeyed, but not necessarily conciliated.”
“The ghostly winter silence had given way to the great spring murmur of awakening life.”
“But it did not all happen in a day, this giving over of himself, body and soul, to the man-animals. He could not immediately forego his wild heritage and his memories of the Wild. There were days when he crept to the edge of the forest and stood and listened to something calling him far and away.”
“They were not half living, or quarter living. They were simply so many bags of bones in which sparks of life fluttered faintly.”
“He had been suddenly jerked from the heart of civilisation and flung into the heart of things primordial.”
“His muscles had wasted away to knotty strings, and the flesh pads had disappeared, so that each rib and every bone in his frame were outlined cleanly through the loose hide that was wrinkled in folds of emptiness. It was heartbreaking, only Buck’s heart was unbreakable. The man in the red sweater had proved that.”
“He was beaten (he knew that); but he was not broken.”
Have you read this book? Do you have any favourite quotes from it? Would love to read them. Feel free to share them in the comments below.