9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

City of Girls is the latest novel by Elizabeth Gilbert. The book is majorly targeted towards girls.

But the book does have lessons that could be beneficial for everyone. These few City of Girls Quotes prove that.

The story is about an old lady – Vivian Morris. She, according to her, is good in only two things. That is sex and sewing. But she is more than that. When she was 19, she failed in school, and her parents send her to her aunt. To Manhattan, where her Aunt Peg runs a theatre.

To be honest, the City of Girls is light-hearted, funny, adventurous, interesting and worth reading. There are many lessons Vivian gives to readers, and women, but these City of Girls Quotes could teach you something about life, despite your gender.

After a certain age, we are all walking around this world in bodies made of secrets and shame and sorrow and old, unhealed injuries. Our hearts grow sore and misshapen around all this pain — yet somehow, still, we carry on.

City of Girls Quotes

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Youth is an irreplaceable treasure, and the only respectable thing to do with irreplaceable treasure is to waste it.

Let us not become so cautious that we forget to live. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

Let us not become so cautious that we forget to live.

Love is like that is a deep well with steep sides. Once you fall in thats it. You will love that person always. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

Love is like that is a deep well with steep sides. Once you fall in, that’s it. You will love that person always.

most marriages are neither heavenly nor hellish but vaguely purgatorial - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

Most marriages are neither heavenly nor hellish, but vaguely purgatorial.

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Not many people know how to be satisfied. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

Not many people know how to be satisfied.

Our rules they dont mean a thing. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

 Our rules, they don’t mean a thing. 

The center is everywhere wherever people are living out their lives. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

The center is everywhere – wherever people are living out their lives. It’s a city with a million centers.

The world just happens to you sometimes is what I think. And people just gotta keep moving through it best they can. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

The world just happens to you sometimes, is what I think. And people just gotta keep moving through it, best they can.

You must learn in life to take things more lightly my dear. - 9 Lessons from City of Girls Quotes for Every Gender

You must learn in life to take things more lightly, my dear. The world is always changing. Learn how to allow for it.

City of Girls Quotes

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If you enjoy reading these quotes, you will surely like the book. And when you read the book, or if you have already read the book, share your favorite quotes, in the comments.

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Faizan Fahim

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  1. Kirti says:

    World just happens to you!!

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