“I’d rather be happy and odd than miserable and ordinary,' she said, sticking her chin in the air.”
“It occurred to him that strength was quite different from toughness and that being vulnerable wasn't quite the same as being weak.”
“Miss Thorne said no more. Poor boy, she thought, away from his loving home and now dumped with an irritable old man. Tom”
“I expect you think I’m a bit forward,’ remarked Zach. ‘Wot?”
“My ma told me that there isn't anything in this life worth having that comes easy. She told me that every road I walk down's gonna have a price. But what she didn't tell me and what I learned since I've been here is that if you don't choose the road you're gonna walk, sooner or later someone else'll do that choosing for you.”
“- Ahora podrás mirarte la mano en cualquier momento, incluso cuando yo no esté y lo sabrás.
- ¿Sabré qué?
- Que mi corazón es tuyo, que te amo.”
“Sometimes when you're sad, it's easier to be angry.”
“It is therefore senseless to think of complaining since nothing foreign has decided what we feel, what we live, or what we are.”
“Money for the library? What’s that going to do? We need jobs, not books.”
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