The Diving Bell and the Butterfly- Words & Quotes

Words from The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby:

  • sententious- pretentious
  • reticent- reserved
  • denizen- resident
  • inured- accustomed to hardship

Quotes from The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby:

“My diving bell becomes less oppressive, and my mind takes flight like a butterfly.”

“‘Are you there, Jean-Do?’… And I have to admit that at times I do not know anymore.”

“Far from such din, when blessed silence returns, I can listen to the butterflies that flutter inside my head.”

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