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Top 48 Quotes About Huck

#1. Huck was always willing to take a hand in any enterprise that offered entertainment and required no capital, for he had a troublesome super-abundance of that sort of time which is not money. - Author: Mark Twain
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#2. To ennoble is to diminish by robbing people of their complexity, their completeness, of their humanity, which is always clouded by what gets stirred up at the bottom. - Author: Norman Lock
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#3. This is Huck Finn, a child of mine of shady reputation. Be good to him for his parent's sake. - Author: Mark Twain
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#4. Reared in rural southern Alabama, we enjoyed an idyllic Huck Finn boyhood. But education there was casual at best. Our mother and father were high school teachers and challenged the pervasive easy-going ignorance. - Author: Gregory Benford
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#5. We may not realize it, but every point during the passage of our lives is a point of no return -- except for what memory permits. - Author: Norman Lock
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#6. He had a dream and it shot him. - Author: Mark Twain
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#7. Steal a chicken if you get a chance, Huck, because if you don't want it, someone else does and a good deed ain't never forgotten. - Author: Mark Twain
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#8. I grew up like Huck Finn, always outdoors, exploring, collecting frogs - there was space everywhere. I want my kids to experience that too. I love being outside. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#9. Courts musn't interfere and separate families if they could help it. Said he'd druther not take a child away from its father. - Author: Mark Twain
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#10. It don't make no difference whether you do right or wrong, a person's conscience ain't got no sense, and just goes for him anyway. - Author: Mark Twain
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#11. Mark Twain didn't psychoanalyze Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer. Dickens didn't put Oliver Twist on the couch because he was hungry! Good copy comes out of people, Johnny, not out of a lot of explanatory medical terms. - Author: Samuel Fuller
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#12. You can't pray a lie" Huck Finn - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. Well, everybody does it that way, Huck."
"Tom, I am not everybody. - Author: Mark Twain
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#14. When I heard 'Moon River', at first I thought it was just a nice song, but then I started paying attention to the words and realized this song was about Huck Finn. I just love the words, that it's kind of you and me against the world, and we're going to make it together. - Author: Drew Holcomb
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#15. Hatred is unattractive, but it's also irresistible. If men were honest with themselves, they'd admit it's a stronger passion than lust. - Author: Norman Lock
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#16. You may say what you want to, but in my opinion she had more sand in her than any girl I ever see; in my opinion she was just full of sand. - Author: Mark Twain
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#17. Bekase why: would a wise man ant to live in de mid's er such a blimblammin' all de time? No
'deed he wouldn't. A wise man 'ud take en buil' a biler-factry; en den he could shet down de biler-factory when he want to res'. - Author: Mark Twain
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#18. Say - what is dead cats good for, Huck?" "Good for? Cure warts with. - Author: Mark Twain
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#19. Tom Sawyer said I was a numskull. - Author: Mark Twain
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#20. What we got is NOW, Huck, and now is forever. Until it ain't. So, you can't worry over nothing except putting off the end a your story as long as you can, and finishing it with a bang. - Author: Robert Coover
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#21. I set down in a chair by the window and tried to think of something cheerful, but it warn't no use. I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead. - Author: Mark Twain
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#22. One of the problems with putting Huck Finn into a movie or on the stage is, you always make the white people stupid and racist. The point is, they don't know they're racist. - Author: Hal Holbrook
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#23. Cat my dogs ef it ain't de powerfulest dream I ever seen," as Joyce, quoting Twain, copied in his notebook on Huckleberry Finn. - Author: John "Book Of The Dark" Bishop
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#24. It was very interesting time to be in England. Even at that point [John] Lennon and [Paul] McCartney influenced my writing. I thought, "maybe there is a huck or two in here I haven't thought of". - Author: Gordon Lightfoot
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#25. Human beings can be awful cruel to one another. - Author: Mark Twain
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#26. Confound it, it's foolish, Tom - Author: Mark Twain
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#27. Haven't you ever harbored the secret thought that somewhere Huck and Jim are - at this instant - poling their raft down some river just beyond our reach, so much more real are they than the shoe clerk who fitted us just a forgotten day ago? - Author: Dan Simmons
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#28. And she kissed me on the lips out of nowhere during recess one day while I was trying to read Huck Finn in the sandbox, and that was my first kiss, and later that day she dumped me because boys were gross. - Author: John Green
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#29. [On Jimmy Carter] Huck Finn. Loss of identity drives people to nostalgia. Electronic man has no physical body, so he puts nostalgia in its place. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#30. Hello Huckleberry!"
"Hello, yourself, and see how you like it."
"What's that you got?"
"Dead cat."
"Lemme see him, Huck. My, he's pretty stiff. Where'd you get him?"
"Bought him off'n a boy. - Author: Mark Twain
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#31. With George Clooney, the distinctive quality is a unique kind of American phoniness - charming because it's aware of itself as phony. It's as old as old Huck Finn, but, in our age, it has migrated from the fringes to the center. - Author: Rich Cohen
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#32. I reck'n I knows sense when I sees it; en dey ain' no sense in sich doin's as dat. - Author: Mark Twain
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#33. I would prefer to believe that things possess the power of recall, of recollection. That things are memoirs of the existences that once were theirs, if only we knew how to read them. - Author: Norman Lock
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#34. I've grown up well, partly because there weren't great girls' literature - Nancy Drew, maybe - but there weren't things. So there was Huck Finn and "Spin And Marty." The boys characters were interesting and you lived through them when you're watching it. - Author: Meryl Streep
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#35. If Miss Watson had told Huck what the Bible says about living in a resurrected body and being with people we love on a resurrected Earth with gardens and rivers and mountains and untold adventures
now that would have gotten his attention. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#36. I reck'n I knows what I knows. - Author: Mark Twain
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#37. At one point, I was seriously considering playing Huck Finn in a production in Northern Maine in the dead of winter. - Author: David Walton
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#38. It ain't no use to try to learn you nothing, Huck. - Author: Mark Twain
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#39. I wrote 'Tom Sawyer' and 'Huck Finn' for adults exclusively, and it always distressed me when I find that boys and girls have been allowed access to them. The mind that becomes soiled in youth can never again be washed clean. - Author: Mark Twain
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#40. This ain't no thirty-seven year job, this is a thirty-eight year job, Tom Sawyer. - Author: Mark Twain
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#41. There ain't anything that is so interesting to look at as a place that a book has talked about.
Huck Finn - Author: Mark Twain
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#42. I insist on caprice as a necessary countermeasure to slavery. Otherwise, my own dictatorial mind must take -- unknown to me -- its instructions from a mastermind. - Author: Norman Lock
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#43. It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened. - Author: Mark Twain
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#44. {Y}ou make do with what you're given, and I've spent a good many years learning to write fine-sounding sentences so that I can hide behind them. It's the way of the hermit crab, with nothing to recommend it but the pretty shell it annexes for its own. - Author: Norman Lock
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#45. It inspired a kind of Huck Finn moment when I decided it was better to risk hell than shrivel in the midst of a toxic Southern Baptist morality. - Author: Kelly J. Cogswell
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#46. If Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer were alive today, we'd say they had ADD or a conduct disorder. They [boys] are who they are, and we need to love them for who they are. Let's not try to rewire them. - Author: Michael Gurian
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#47. Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout. - Author: Melvin Maddocks
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#48. I felt very good; I judged I had done it pretty neat
I reckoned Tom Sawyer couldn't a done it no neater himself. Of course he would a throwed more style into it, but I can't do that very handy, not being brung up with it. - Author: Mark Twain
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