Jean Rhys Quote

When you are a child you are yourself and you know and see everything prophetically. And then suddenly something happens and you stop being yourself; you become what others force you to be. You lose your wisdom and your soul.


Tales of the wide Caribbean (ed. Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1985)

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When you are a child you are yourself and you know and see everything prophetically. And then suddenly something happens and you stop being yourself; ...

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When you are a child you are yourself and you know and see everything prophetically. And then suddenly something happens and you stop being yourself; ...

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When you are a child you are yourself and you know and see everything prophetically. And then suddenly something happens and you stop being yourself; ...

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When you are a child you are yourself and you know and see everything prophetically. And then suddenly something happens and you stop being yourself; ...