A Wrinkle In Time

10 Best Quotes From ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Today is not just the beginning of a fresh new year; it’s also the fifty-ninth anniversary of Madeleine L’ Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time! In honor of the birthday of this classic children’s novel, we’re sharing the top ten quotes from within its fantasy filled pages. This novel is renowned for its wisdom as well as its endearing story. Why not start your year off by diving into and learning a thing or two from this cherished piece of literature?





“A book, too, can be a star, “explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,” a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”


“Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You’re given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.”





“Only a fool is not afraid.”

“Wild nights are my glory!”

“Experiment is the mother of knowledge.”

“A straight line is not the shortest distance between two points.”




“People are more than just the way they look.”

“Believing takes practice.”

“If you aren’t unhappy sometimes you don’t know how to be happy.”

“Like and equal are not the same thing at all.”


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