Richard Peck Quotes

Top 44 wise famous quotes and sayings by Richard Peck

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Richard Peck quotes: Grandma, how old is she?""Oh I don't know." Grandma said. "You'd have to cut off her head and count the rings in her neck. Grandma, how old is she?"
"Oh I don't know." Grandma said. "You'd have to cut off her head and count the rings in her neck.
Richard Peck quotes: We thought he was weird. He thought we were weird. It was great. It was what multiculturalism ought to be" -Archer We thought he was weird. He thought we were weird. It was great. It was what multiculturalism ought to be" -Archer
Richard Peck quotes: Besdies, to turn me ladylike might have rendered me useless and possibly ornamental. Besdies, to turn me ladylike might have rendered me useless and possibly ornamental.
Richard Peck quotes: But put two librarians' heads together, and mountains move. But put two librarians' heads together, and mountains move.
Richard Peck quotes: I read because one life isn't enough. I read because one life isn't enough.
Richard Peck quotes: Writing is communication, not self-expression. Nobody in this world wants to read your diary except your mother. Writing is communication, not self-expression. Nobody in this world wants to read your diary except your mother.
Richard Peck quotes: We'd gotten him wrong. He wasn't a dunce. He was an artist. According to these pages, he'd seen us all a good deal clearer than we'd ever seen him. We'd gotten him wrong. He wasn't a dunce. He was an artist. According to these pages, he'd seen us all a good deal clearer than we'd ever seen him.
Richard Peck quotes: Conformity is the enemy of friendship Conformity is the enemy of friendship
Richard Peck quotes: This was something Grandma Tilly couldn't understandhow war promises a boy it can make a man out of him. This was something Grandma Tilly couldn't understand
how war promises a boy it can make a man out of him.
Richard Peck quotes: As I pen these words to leave a lasting record, I wonder myself where it all began. As I pen these words to leave a lasting record, I wonder myself where it all began.
Richard Peck quotes: I caught a glimpse of happiness, and saw it was a bird on a branch, fixing to take wing. I caught a glimpse of happiness, and saw it was a bird on a branch, fixing to take wing.
Richard Peck quotes: Hayseeds we might be, but we meant to be informed hayseeds. Hayseeds we might be, but we meant to be informed hayseeds.
Richard Peck quotes: Anyone who thinks small towns are friendlier than big cities lives in a big city. Anyone who thinks small towns are friendlier than big cities lives in a big city.
Richard Peck quotes: Aunt Agnes said, "It's hard to make a good Christian out of a cat. Aunt Agnes said, "It's hard to make a good Christian out of a cat.
Richard Peck quotes: But it was a rich, picture-perfect, it-can't-happen-here kind of suburb where people had gone, not to deal with life's problems, but to avoid them. But it was a rich, picture-perfect, it-can't-happen-here kind of suburb where people had gone, not to deal with life's problems, but to avoid them.
Richard Peck quotes: Martin Wilson's What They Always Tell Us hears the voices of the young as they struggle toward adulthood ... Martin Wilson's What They Always Tell Us hears the voices of the young as they struggle toward adulthood ...
Richard Peck quotes: If you cannot find yourself on the page very early in life, you will go looking for yourself in all the wrong places. If you cannot find yourself on the page very early in life, you will go looking for yourself in all the wrong places.
Richard Peck quotes: If you're going to read minds, start with a simple one. If you're going to read minds, start with a simple one.
Richard Peck quotes: So there is some justice in this world, though not a lot. So there is some justice in this world, though not a lot.
Richard Peck quotes: We write by the light of every story we have ever read. We write by the light of every story we have ever read.
Richard Peck quotes: She had eyes in the back of her heart. She had eyes in the back of her heart.
Richard Peck quotes: Because nobody but a reader ever became a writer. Because nobody but a reader ever became a writer.
Richard Peck quotes: And I'll tell you something else for free. If you set a foot over that doorsill, I'll wring your red neck. And I'll tell you something else for free. If you set a foot over that doorsill, I'll wring your red neck.
Richard Peck quotes: Never trust an ugly woman. She's got a grudge against the world,' said Grandma who was no oil painting herself. Never trust an ugly woman. She's got a grudge against the world,' said Grandma who was no oil painting herself.
Richard Peck quotes: I don't think grandma's a very good influence on us. I don't think grandma's a very good influence on us.
Richard Peck quotes: This is how you hold onto your family. You hold them with open hands so they are free to find futures of their own. It's just that simple. This is how you hold onto your family. You hold them with open hands so they are free to find futures of their own. It's just that simple.
Richard Peck quotes: Nobody but a reader becomes a writer. Nobody but a reader becomes a writer.
Richard Peck quotes: A solider must leave someone behind,' she said. 'What men do best is walk away from women. Wars are handy for that. A solider must leave someone behind,' she said. 'What men do best is walk away from women. Wars are handy for that.
Richard Peck quotes: When I read a good book, it's like traveling the world without ever leaving my chair. When I read a good book, it's like traveling the world without ever leaving my chair.