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“...racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“I walk outside and scream at the top of my lungs, and it maybe travels two blocks. A whale unleashes his cry, and it travels hundreds or even thousands of miles. Every whale in the ocean will at one time or another run into that song. And I figure whales probably don't edit. If they think it, they say it...Whale talk is the truth, and in a very short period of time, if you're a whale, you know exactly what it is to be you.”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“Nothing exists without its opposite.”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“Adopted.
Big Deal; so was Superman”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“...the Magnificent Seven consisted of one swimmer of color, a representative from each extreme of the educational spectrum, a muscle man, a giant, a chameleon, and a one-legged psychopath. When I envision us walking seven abreast through the halls of Cutter High, decked out in the sacred blue and gold, my heart swells.”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“You have to see everyone in relationship to you. Just because you understand the shit in someone else's life doesn't mean you don't stand up for your own”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk
“He knew that we take what the universe gives us, and we either get the most out of it or we don’t, but in the end we all go out the same way.”
Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk

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