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#1. I started thinking about life insurance and how nice it would be if you could get insurance that your life would be happy, and that everyone you knew could be happy, and they could all do what they really wanted to do, and they could all find the people they wanted to find. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#2. Your name makes a statement about you. It describes not only who you are but who you might be. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#3. You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#4. Every character is asking: 'What's my place? Why am I here? I don't want the answer to be 'Just because.' You find your own purpose. Each finds the reason to be here and how to contribute. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#5. I tried.
Can't do it.
Brain's empty. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#6. I was full of struggles! And that made me so happy: If I was full of struggles, maybe I was interesting! - Author: Sharon Creech
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#7. The sea, the sea, the sea. It rolled and rolled and called to me. Come in, it said, come in. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#8. When i reached the bottom, i finally understood what Guthrie meant when he shouted, "LIBERO!" It was a celebration of being alive - Author: Sharon Creech
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#9. I love the way that each book - any book - is its own journey. You open it, and off you go ... . - Author: Sharon Creech
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#10. I had not said anything about what had happened the day before - about being scared down to my very bones when I thought they had left me. I don't know what came over me. Ever since my mother left us that April day, I suspected that everyone was going to leave, one by one. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#11. Relationships with parents, grandparents, friends, and siblings were important to me when I was young and have remained so throughout my life. Our relationships with other people both shape and reflect who we are. These relationships are infinitely fascinating to explore! - Author: Sharon Creech
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#12. One thing I'm interested in is what shapes us: the people? The place where we live? It's both of those and more. That's what I keep coming back to. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#13. It is not. Mom loves me, and she would not leave me without any explanation.
And then her father began to cry. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#14. Then I thought, boy, isn't that just typical? You wait and wait and wait for something, and then when it happens, you feel sad. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#15. What exactly did people do when they had all the time in the world and could do whatever they liked? (p 153) - Author: Sharon Creech
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#16. Am I supposed to do something
important?
It doesn't seem enough
to merely take up space
on this planet
in this country
in this state
in this town
in this family. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#17. Why do people not listen when you say no? Why do they think you are too stupid or too young to understand? Why do they think you are too shy to reply? Why do they keep badgering you until you will say yes? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#18. I pretended he was my brother, only he was better than a brother because I chose him and he chose me.
- Rosie - Author: Sharon Creech
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#19. But it doesn't feel crazy to us. It feels like what we do. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#20. I am still jealous that Phoebe's mother came back and mine did not. I miss my mother. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#21. I don't want to because boys don't write poetry. Girls do. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#22. When I read good stories, I want to write good stories too. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#23. I cannot just write a frivolous book, a la-di-da book. Everything isn't la-di-da. There is something that's going to pull you up short. I want to reassure young readers. I want to comfort them, to not fear the unexpected. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#24. So much depends upon a blue car splattered with mud speeding down the road. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#25. I was wishing I was invisible. Outside, the leaves were falling to the ground, and I was infinitely sad, sad down to my bones. I was sad for Phoebe and her parents and Prudence and Mike, sad for the leaves that were dying, and sad for myself, for something I had lost. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#26. This ain't our marriage bed, but it'll do. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#27. But I thought about all the things that had to have spun into place in order for us to be alive and for us to be right there, right then. I thought about the few thing we thought we knew and the billions of things we couldn't know, all spinning, whirling our there somewhere. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#28. I'm New-"
"New? How blessed," he said. "There's nothing in this whole wide world that is better than a new person! - Author: Sharon Creech
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#29. It can't be dead. It was alive just a minute ago. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#30. When my father died, I was living in England. It was very traumatic that he died when I was away. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#31. On their way home, John said, "Marta, that's a long way to go so that Jacob can have a friend." "Shh," Marta said. "Ears." "What?" "We all have ears. Everyone in this car can hear, John." "Well, of course we all have ears. Oh. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#32. She said that room up there is a remembering room
and when she is up there remembering
all those things fill up the room
and when the room is too full
they fly out the window. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#33. Joe, my guardian and a man of few words, once said about Lizzie, "That girl could talk the ears off a cornfield. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#34. Zola smills, smuggles, what is that word? What is it, that word for the happy teeth?? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#35. Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask: 'What is real? What is truth?' They have to learn it; they don't automatically know it. To them, it's a game. You can study this for years in college, and yet you probably asked it when you were four or five years old. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#36. Life is like a bowl of spaghetti.
Every once in a while, you get a meatball. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#37. She told how the fear had slipped away through the year, 'slipped away silently and secretly', and how we mustn't be afraid to try new things. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#38. Something I am wondering:
if you cannot hear
do you have no sounds
in your head?
Do you see
a
silent
movie - Author: Sharon Creech
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#39. On that night after Phoebe had given her Pandora report, I thought about the Hope in Pandora's box. Maybe when everything seemed sad and miserable, Phoebe and I could both hope that something might start to go right. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#40. Once 'Walk Two Moons' received the Newbery Medal, I decided to write full-time. Partly because there seemed to be an audience out there who wanted to read what I wanted to write, and partly because I could now support myself financially through writing. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#41. And what did I think
when I was small
and why did I forget?
And what else will I forget
when I grow older?
And if you forget
is it as if
it never happened?
Will none of the things
you saw or thought or dreamed
matter? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#42. A driver had been sent to meet us. He was gray-haired, short, and nimble and introduced himself. I am Patrick and so is every fourth man in Ireland, and the ones in between are named Sean or Mick or Finn, and I'll be driving you. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#43. I think Mr. Robert Frost has a little too much time on his hands. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#44. Each child brings so much joy and hope into the world, and that is reason enough for being here. As you grow older, you will contribute something else to this world, and only you can discover what that is. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#45. You know, maybe that's all anybody wants, is to be useful. And have somebody else notice it. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#46. Sometimes
when you are trying
not to think about something
it keeps popping back in your head
you can't help it
you think about it
and
think about it
and
think about it
until your brain
feels like
a squashed pea. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#47. I wish that every baby everywhere could land in a family that wanted that baby as much as we want ours. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#48. How can you love a little cat
so much
in such a
short
short
time? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#49. I don't remember titles of books or authors from when I was young. I remember the title of only one book, which was 'The Timber Toes.' I remember it was a family of little wooden people who lived in the woods, and for some reason that stayed with me. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#50. Do the other angels know what they are doing? Am I the only confused one? Maybe I am unfinished, an unfinished angel. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#51. It was as if I were carrying around all the places I'd ever lived, and nothing I was seeing was just what it was - it was all of the places, all smooshed together. My bubble was fairly bursting by the time I got home, what with all that stuff crammed in there. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#52. You never know the worth of water until the well is dry. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#53. A library is the door to many lives. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#54. A person isn't a bird. You can't cage a person. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#55. I enjoy receiving and giving realistic fiction, for both children and adults, with strong characters, beautiful language, and humane visions. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#56. What's important is the ambition that results from our weakness. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#57. I entered a poem in a poetry contest around 1987, and the poem won and I received $1,000 for it. That made me realize that maybe what I was writing was worth reading to people. After that, for some reason, I turned to novels and I've written mainly novels ever since. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#58. He says he is starting a school here, and not just any school, but "the best of the best." He tells Signora Divino, his neighbor, "We will bring all the children from all over the world and we will live in harmony!" Is he kidding? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#59. In a course of a lifetime, what does it matter? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#60. What I have since realized is that if people expect you to be brave, sometimes you pretend that you are, even when you are frightened down to your very bones. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#61. I loved English, and I did very well in it. A lot of teachers encouraged me to write, and because of that, it later made me think it was possible to be a writer. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#62. It wasn't that I was stupid ... It was just that there didn't seem to be a lot to say that someone wasn't already saying. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#63. I prayed to trees. This was easier than praying directly to God. There was nearly always a tree nearby. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#64. Read a lot, live your life, and listen and watch, so that your mind fills up with millions of images. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#65. If I could sprinkle some hopes over all of you, they would include these: I hope you each find a meatball in the spaghetti of your life; I hope your talcum powder never empties, that your spirit is like a cork and that you all live a thousand, thousand lives. Huzzah! - Author: Sharon Creech
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#66. Maybe it was the same with people: if you studied them,you'd see new and different things. But would you like what you saw? Did it depend on who was doing the looking? - Author: Sharon Creech
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#67. As readers can probably tell from my books, I love the outdoors. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#68. Sometimes you know in your heart you love someone, but you have to go away before your head can figure it out. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#69. I could tell you an extensively strange story, I warned.
Oh, good! Gram said. Delicious! - Author: Sharon Creech
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#70. My father once said I was as gullible as a fish. I thought he said edible. I thought he meant I was tasty. The - Author: Sharon Creech
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#71. I especially love all the instruments of art: inks, pens, paintbrushes, watercolors and oils, fine papers and canvases, and although I love to mess around with these tools and objects, I have minimal artistic skills. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#72. Man needs bread and hyacinths: one to feed the body, and one to feed the soul. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#73. My granny Torrelli says when you are angry with someone, so angry you are thinking hateful things, so angry maybe you want to punch them, then you should think of the good things about them, and the nice things they've said, and why you liked them in the first place. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#74. Don't judge a man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#75. I don't care if the whole town comes, as long as you come, Bailey boy. - Author: Sharon Creech
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