Top 6 Quotes & Sayings by Christie Watson

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Christie Watson

Christie Watson is a British writer and retired nurse. Her first novel, Tiny Sunbirds Far Away, won the Costa First Novel Award in the 2011 Costa Book Awards. Her second novel Where Women Are Kings also won critical praise.

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I think all those years that I spent as a nurse, from the age of seventeen, just allowed me an insight into human emotion at those times of life when it's so important. And to see and witness those times of grief and love and loss and all those things was such a huge privilege, both in my own personal life, but it also, I think, spills over into my writing. I think the one thing that most novelists have is some degree of emotional intelligence, and if you don't have that, then perhaps you might struggle to be a novelist, because that has to come out somewhere.
An owl is the wisest of all birds because the more it sees the the less it talks.
No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. — © Christie Watson
No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.
We must row in whatever boat we find ourselves in.
I danced out my pain...It felt like praying, like flying.
If one imitates the upright, one becomes upright. If one imitates the crooked, one becomes crooked.
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