Candice Millard Quotes

She (the First Lady entering the room with her gravely wounded husband) would admit fear but not despair.

Late-19th-century America with all its chaotic change and immense potential seems to have been the perfect place to become not someone else but someone new.

More often than not real life is so rich complex and unpredictable that it would seem completely implausible in the pages of a novel.

Honor in the Dust is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States.

As I have encountered difficult moments in my own life I have been privileged to learn from the great men I have come to know as a writer.

If uncovering the truth is the greatest challenge of nonfiction writing it is also the greatest reward.

I have always been interested in the idea of self-reinvention.