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Cassandra Clare
“Sometimes you must lose everything to gain it again, and the regaining is the sweeter for the pain of loss.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire
Afonso Cruz
“Os livros encostados uns aos outros, numa prateleira, são universos paralelos!”
Afonso Cruz, Os Livros Que Devoraram o Meu Pai
Michael Morpurgo
“When you're young you can't work out the age of an adult - they're just quite old, old, or very old.”
Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
tags: age
Terry Pratchett
“Anyway, if you stop tellin' people it's all sorted out afer they're dead, they might try sorting it all out while they're alive. ”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Matthew Arnold
“And these, all labouring for a lord,
Eat not the fruit of their own hands:
Which is the heaviest of all plagues,
To that man's mind, who understands.

- The Sick King in Bokhara
Matthew Arnold, Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold: Volume II of II
tags: labour
Paul David Tripp
“This means he fights for us even when we have given up the fight. Our desire to follow him may weaken, but he will never give up or turn his back on us. He knows us because he made us, which is why he sent his Son to be for us what we could not be for ourselves and to do for us what we could not do on our own.”
Paul David Tripp, Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn't Make Sense
Michael Morpurgo
“Genuinely good people are like that. The sun shines out of them. They warm you right through.”
Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
“Reconstruction revealed a fact that had been true but not always acknowledged even before the Civil War: that it was entirely possible for many in the country, even some abolitionists, to detest slavery to the extent that they would be willing to die for its abolition, yet at the same time to detest the enslaved and the formerly enslaved with equal passion. As Frederick Douglass said, “Opposing slavery and hating its victims has become a very common form of abolitionism.”
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
Michael Morpurgo
“If I learned anything in this life, I've learned that you can't cling on.”
Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
“What’s the problem with being “not racist”? It is a claim that signifies neutrality: “I am not a racist, but neither am I aggressively against racism.” But there is no neutrality in the racism struggle. The opposite of “racist” isn’t “not racist.” It is “antiracist.”
Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist

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