Hilary Mantel on Changing

“All of us can change. All of us can change for the better, at any point. I believe this, but what is certainly true is that we can be made foreign to ourselves, suddenly, by illness, accident, misadventure, or hormonal caprice.”

~ Hilary Mantel / Giving up the Ghost


Hilary Mantel on Patience

Q: “What is the most important lesson life has taught you?”

A: “To be patient.”

~ Hilary Mantel