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Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Killing people is easier than it should be." Dad put on his beret. "Staying alive is harder. Killing people is easier than it should be." Dad put on his beret. "Staying alive is harder.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Superheroes work the hardest when things get tough. Superheroes work the hardest when things get tough.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: It doesn't hurt. Nothing hurts except the small smiles and blushes that flash across the room like tiny sparrows. It doesn't hurt. Nothing hurts except the small smiles and blushes that flash across the room like tiny sparrows.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: To keep up appearances, I stomp my room and slam the door. To keep up appearances, I stomp my room and slam the door.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I understood what triggered her earthquakes, most of them. I understood what triggered her earthquakes, most of them.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Tell me this is a nightmare Tell me this is a nightmare
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: One had to be careful with elbows and boys One had to be careful with elbows and boys
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: We swore sacred oaths to be strong and to save the planet and to be friends forever. We swore sacred oaths to be strong and to save the planet and to be friends forever.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Most life is spent doing things we don't want to do. Most life is spent doing things we don't want to do.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Kids are mostly very resilient. Kids are mostly very resilient.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I can see us, living in the woods, her wearing that A, me with a S maybe, S for silent, S for stupid, for scared. S for silly. For shame. I can see us, living in the woods, her wearing that A, me with a S maybe, S for silent, S for stupid, for scared. S for silly. For shame.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: It doesn't matter where I go, I don't want to be there. And then I get to the next place, and I don't want to be there either. It doesn't matter where I go, I don't want to be there. And then I get to the next place, and I don't want to be there either.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The gloaming that closed over us the cemetery had crawled inside his skin. The gloaming that closed over us the cemetery had crawled inside his skin.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: It had become easier to lie about most things because it didn't hurt as much when he ignored me. It had become easier to lie about most things because it didn't hurt as much when he ignored me.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I am an iceberg drifting towards the edge of the map I am an iceberg drifting towards the edge of the map
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The books I'd checked out of the library earlier in the week were still stacked on my bureau, whispering my name and begging to be read. The books I'd checked out of the library earlier in the week were still stacked on my bureau, whispering my name and begging to be read.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I wonder how long it would take for anyone to notice if I just stopped talking. I wonder how long it would take for anyone to notice if I just stopped talking.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Gossip is the foul smell from the Devil's backside. Gossip is the foul smell from the Devil's backside.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I have survived. I am here. I have survived. I am here.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Sometimes when I find myself very irritated about a topic, I know it's my next book. Sometimes when I find myself very irritated about a topic, I know it's my next book.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: How could men who liked cats be bad? How could men who liked cats be bad?
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The winds of the desert have names. They feed on the bodies of broken children and rip out the beating hearts of men. The winds of the desert have names. They feed on the bodies of broken children and rip out the beating hearts of men.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: They say they have noticed me drawing. I almost tell them right then and there. They noticed. They say they have noticed me drawing. I almost tell them right then and there. They noticed.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Precalculus was taught in dog whistle, a pitch too high to hear. Precalculus was taught in dog whistle, a pitch too high to hear.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Life was a battle, and Mother a tired and bitter captain Life was a battle, and Mother a tired and bitter captain
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Because I am still a little girl who believes in Santa and the tooth fairy and you. Because I am still a little girl who believes in Santa and the tooth fairy and you.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Eating was hard. Breathing was hard. Living was hardest. Eating was hard. Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I am getting better at smiling when people expect it. I am getting better at smiling when people expect it.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The merry-go-round is spinning too fast. I want to get off. I want to close my eyes, or just blink. The merry-go-round is spinning too fast. I want to get off. I want to close my eyes, or just blink.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I decapitated dandelions all morning, leaving carnage and death strewn into my path. I decapitated dandelions all morning, leaving carnage and death strewn into my path.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I'm fighting the shock of having a guest in my room. I almost kick her out because it's going to hurt too much when my room is empty again. I'm fighting the shock of having a guest in my room. I almost kick her out because it's going to hurt too much when my room is empty again.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Sometimes being an adult means doing the right thing, even if it's not what you want. Sometimes being an adult means doing the right thing, even if it's not what you want.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: How did I get like this? How did I get like this?
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I knew how much it hurt to be the daughter of people who can't see you, not even if you are standing in front of them stomping your feet. I knew how much it hurt to be the daughter of people who can't see you, not even if you are standing in front of them stomping your feet.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The guidance counselor convinces them I need a reward-a chew toy or something. The guidance counselor convinces them I need a reward-a chew toy or something.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I can't let me hear this, but it's too late. The facts sneak in and stab me. I can't let me hear this, but it's too late. The facts sneak in and stab me.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: There is nothing wrong with me. These are really sick people, sick that you can see. There is nothing wrong with me. These are really sick people, sick that you can see.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul. Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: If I could turn into a wisp of smoke, I could slip into them and disappear. If I could turn into a wisp of smoke, I could slip into them and disappear.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Keep home in your heart, where no one can steal it. Keep home in your heart, where no one can steal it.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: It was the most eloquent silence I ever heard. It was the most eloquent silence I ever heard.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: In the spring of fifth grade, the boob fairy arrived with her wand and smacked Cassie wicked hard. In the spring of fifth grade, the boob fairy arrived with her wand and smacked Cassie wicked hard.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I think you have a lot to say. I'd like to hear it. I think you have a lot to say. I'd like to hear it.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: She offered herself to the big, bad wolf and didn't scream when he took the first bite. She offered herself to the big, bad wolf and didn't scream when he took the first bite.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles. I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I can't do everything for you. You must walk alone to find your soul. I can't do everything for you. You must walk alone to find your soul.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Mr. Freeman sighs. No imagination. What are you thirteen? Fourteen? You've already let them beat your creativity out of you! Mr. Freeman sighs. No imagination. What are you thirteen? Fourteen? You've already let them beat your creativity out of you!
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: We are crayons and lunchboxes and swinging so high our sneakers punch holes in the clouds. We are crayons and lunchboxes and swinging so high our sneakers punch holes in the clouds.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Do you know how much women loathe it when guys think every show of negative emotion is tied to our menstrual cycle, like we're sheep or something? Do you know how much women loathe it when guys think every show of negative emotion is tied to our menstrual cycle, like we're sheep or something?
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Sometimes things just fall out of your head on the paper, and if you're smart, you learn not to touch them. Sometimes things just fall out of your head on the paper, and if you're smart, you learn not to touch them.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I know how bad you feel. Trapped," she says. "It gets better, I promise. So much better. I know how bad you feel. Trapped," she says. "It gets better, I promise. So much better.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I need to finish this scarf/shawl/blanket thing so I can start something for Emma- a hat, maybe, or a sweater for her stuffed elephant. I need to finish this scarf/shawl/blanket thing so I can start something for Emma- a hat, maybe, or a sweater for her stuffed elephant.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: There is no safer. There's not even safe, never has been. There is no safer. There's not even safe, never has been.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: That's pretty good, for a young girlfrom Fever 1793 That's pretty good, for a young girl
from Fever 1793
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Art without emotion its like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag. Art without emotion its like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin. I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Why are you being so mean?" "Friends tell friends the truth." "yeah, but not to hurt, to help. Why are you being so mean?" "Friends tell friends the truth." "yeah, but not to hurt, to help.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Could he hear my heart pounding? Could he hear my heart pounding?
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: If I weren't so tired, I'd shove trust and issue down the garbage disposal and let it run all day. If I weren't so tired, I'd shove trust and issue down the garbage disposal and let it run all day.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: The stars folded themselves away as the sun peeked above the horizon and cracked open the sky and I kissed him and we laughed and it was good. The stars folded themselves away as the sun peeked above the horizon and cracked open the sky and I kissed him and we laughed and it was good.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Bologna girl, that's me. Bologna girl, that's me.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I smile and play pretend through the Morning Show in the kitchen. I smile and play pretend through the Morning Show in the kitchen.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I can't face the idea of riding home on a busful of sweaty, smiling teeth sucking up my oxygen. I can't face the idea of riding home on a busful of sweaty, smiling teeth sucking up my oxygen.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: What do I want?The answer to that question does not exist. What do I want?
The answer to that question does not exist.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I wasn't going to let her sucker me into being her friend again just so she could turn around and crush me one more time. I wasn't going to let her sucker me into being her friend again just so she could turn around and crush me one more time.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Dr. Parker and all my parents live in a paper-mache world. They just patch up problems with strips of newspaper and a little glue. Dr. Parker and all my parents live in a paper-mache world. They just patch up problems with strips of newspaper and a little glue.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: I closed my eyes and let my enemy win. I closed my eyes and let my enemy win.
Laurie Halse Anderson quotes: Yesterday's dirt and mistakes have moved through me. I am shiny and pink inside, clean. Empty is good. Empty is strong. Yesterday's dirt and mistakes have moved through me. I am shiny and pink inside, clean. Empty is good. Empty is strong.