26+ quotes from Holes by Louis Sachar

Quotes from Holes

Louis Sachar ·  233 pages

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“If only, if only," the woodpecker sighs,
"The bark on the tree was as soft as the skies."
While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely,
Crying to the moo-oo-oon,
"If only, If only.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“It was all because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather!”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“If only, if only, the moon speaks no reply;
Reflecting the sun and all that's gone by.
Be strong my weary wolf, turn around boldly.
Fly high, my baby bird,
My angel, my only”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Rattlesnakes would be a lot more dangerous if they didn't have the rattle.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“When you spend your whole life living in a hole, the only way you can go is up. (Zero/Hector Zeroni)”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“You have only one life, make the most of it”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“You make the decision: Whom did God punish?”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Zero wasnt worried, " When you spend your whole life living in a shole", he said, "the only way you can go is up.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“In a way, it made him sad. He couldn't help but think that a hundred times zero was still nothing.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“I'm not stupid. I know everybody thinks I am. I just don't like answering their questions.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Well, let me tell you something, Caveman. You are here on account of one person. If it wasn't for that person, you wouldn't be here digging holes in the hot sun. You know who that person is?"
"My no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“You're responsible for yourself. You messed up your life, and it's up to you to fix it. No one else is going to do it for you -- for any of you.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Each beat told him he was still alive, at least for one more second.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Nothing in life is easy. But that's no reason to give up. you'll be surprised what you can accomplish if you set your mind to it.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“A lot of people don't believe in curses.
A lot of people don't believe in yellow-spotted lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn't make a difference whether you believe in it or not.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“If only, if only, the moon speaks no reply;
Reflecting the sun and all that’s gone by.
Be strong my weary wolf, turn around boldly.
Fly high my baby bird, My angel, my only.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“The bark on the tree was just a little softer.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“He could hardly lift his spoon during breakfast, and then he was out on the lake, his spoon soon replaced by a shovel.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“If only, if only, the woodpecker sighs,
The bark on the tree was just a little bit softer.
While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely,
He cries to the moo-oo-oon, If only, if only.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“When you spend your whole life living in a hole,” he said, “the only way you can go is up.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“How’d you like to take a ride on my new boat this Saturday?” he asked her one evening after class. “No, thank you,” said Miss Katherine. “We’ve got a brand-new boat,” he said. “You don’t even have to row it.” “Yes, I know,” said Miss Katherine. Everyone in town had seen—and heard—the Walkers’ new boat. It made a horrible loud noise and spewed ugly black smoke over the beautiful lake. Trout had always gotten everything he ever wanted. He found it hard to believe that Miss Katherine had turned him down. He pointed his finger at her and said, “No one ever says ‘No’ to Charles Walker!” “I believe I just did,” said Katherine Barlow.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“When the shoes first fell from the sky,he remembered thinking that destiny had struck him. Now he thought so again. It was more than a coincidence. It had to be destiny.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“You may have done some bad things, but that doesn't mean you're a bad kid.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Back at the compound, they had dug in a systematic order, row upon row, allowing space for the water truck. But out here there was no system. It was as if every once in a while, in a fit of frustration, the Warden would just pick a spot at random, and say, “What the hell, dig here.” It was like trying to guess the winning numbers in a lottery.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


“Now you be careful in the real world" said Armpit " Not everyone is as nice as us.”
― Louis Sachar, quote from Holes


About the author

Louis Sachar
Born place: in East Meadow, New York, The United States
Born date March 20, 1954
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