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Summer of my German Soldier by Bette Greene
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“Even if you forget everything else I want you to always remember that you are a person of value, and you have a friend who loved you enough to give you his most valued possession.”
Bette Greene, Summer of My German Soldier

Bette Greene
“What do you know about sooner or later? Is a moment only a moment when you're in pain?”
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Bette Greene
“Fun, like champagne bubbles, can't completely fill you up.”
Bette Greene, Summer of My German Soldier

Bette Greene
“Like the Bible tells us, when a man will lay down his life for a friend, well, then there ain't no greater love in this here world than that.”
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Bette Greene
“It seems to me that a man who is incapable of humor is capable of cruelty.”
Bette Greene, Summer of My German Soldier

Bette Greene
“Keep in mind that life produces no maestros, only students of varying shades of ineptitude.”
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“And marking off time struck me as something like counting empty spaces—spaces you know can't ever be filled.”
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Bette Greene
“A person's got to think, otherwise that person's no better than a trained seal balancing a ball on his nose. If only that seal could think, he'd know he was making a thousand children laugh.”
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Bette Greene
“I wondered if a blessing is still a blessing if it lasts for only a little while.”
Bette Greene, Summer of My German Soldier


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