10 The Time Traveler’s Wife Book Quotes With Chapters

The Time Traveler’s Wife Summary

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is a story of an art student, Clare & a historian, Henry. They have known each other since Clare was six & Henry thirty six. And they’ve been married when Clare was 23 & Henry 31.

Henry is among the first people to be diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder; as a result, he occasionally experiences being out of position in time and being drawn to emotionally significant occasions in his past and future. His disappearances are unplanned, his encounters unanticipated, and alternatingly frightening and hilarious.

The Time Traveler’s Wife Book Quotes With Chapters

1. Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life? – BIRTHDAY, Sunday, May 13, 1992.

2. It’s dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing. – DISSOLUTION, Friday, February 2, 2007.

3. I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me. – AFTER THE END, Sunday, September 11, 1988.

4. Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element. – DISSOLUTION, A Letter to Be Opened in the Event of My Death.

5. It’s hard being left behind. (…) It’s hard to be the one who stays. – PROLOGUE.

6. Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion. – DISSOLUTION, Friday, February 2, 2007.

7. I wanted someone to love who would stay: stay and be there, always. – A VERY SMALL SHOE, Spring, 1996.

8. I’m sorry. I didn’t know you were coming or I’d have cleaned up a little more. My life, I mean, not just the apartment. – First Date, ONE, The next morning.

9. Why is love intensified by absence? – PROLOGUE.

10. I never understood why Clark Kent was so hell bent on keeping Lois Lane in the dark. – AN UNPLEASANT SCENE, Wednesday, June 28, 2006.