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Because of Winn-Dixie Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
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“There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“You can't always judge people by the things they done. You got to judge them by what they are doing now.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“You can always trust a dog that likes peanut butter.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
tags: dogs
“It's hard not to immediately fall in love witha dog who has a good sense of humor.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
tags: dogs
“We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other. And we appreciate the task you put down before us, of loving each other the best we can, even as you love us.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Do you think everybody misses somebody? Like I miss my mama?” “Mmmm-hmmm,” said Gloria. She closed her eyes. “I believe, sometimes, that the whole world has an aching heart.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Dear God, thank you for warm summer nights and candlelight and good food. But thank you most of all for friends. We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other. And we appreciate the task you put down before us, of loving each other the best we can, even as you love us. We pray in Christ's name, Amen.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Men and boys always want to go fight. They are always looking for a reason to go to war. It is the saddest thing. They have this abiding notion that war is fun. And no history lesson will convince them differently.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
tags: war
“Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one? ”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Other people’s tragedies should not be the subject of idle conversation.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Thinking about her was the same as the hole you keep on feeling with your tongue after you lose a tooth. Time after time, my mind kept going to that empty spot, the spot where I felt like she should be.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“There is nothing worse than war in the summetime.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
tags: war
“I believe, sometimes, that the whole world has an aching heart." - Gloria Dump”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“You can’t always judge people by the things they done. You got to judge them by what they are doing now.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
“Yes, ma'am. He figured the world was a sorry affair and that it had enough ugly things in it and what he was going to do was concentrate on putting something sweet in it.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie

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