Children S Book Quotes

Quotes tagged as "children-s-book" (showing 1-30 of 31)
Joanne Crisner
“For anyone who feels lost in their own way, going back to who you are and what you love or moving forward to whoever you are meant to be or meant to love, is the purpose of being lost. We lose ourselves, so we can find out who we truly are. And when by fate we do, we discover the best version of ourselves.”
Joanne Crisner, Brightest

Joanne Crisner
“In the middle of this journey, we lose a bit of ourselves. We do not know where we are or where we’re headed. We look for directions, seek for guidance, and if we’re lucky, we find it without too much time lost. And if we’re truly lucky, we gain our whole selves back, with an ounce of wisdom on top.”
Joanne Crisner

Brit Trogen
“If this were a proper world, beautiful faces would belong to beautiful people. Good people with kind hearts and clever minds would always have bright eyes and dazzling smiles, and bad people would have scraggly hair and warty noses. That way if you saw one of them coming, you could cross to the other side of the street and avoid them altogether.
But this is not a proper world. In our world, many bad people look quite nice, and many good people are not beautiful at all. Many good people aren't pretty or cute or even interesting-looking.”
Brit Trogen , Margaret and the Moth Tree

Mizuki Nomura
“There’s a different flavor to children’s literature you read after you grow up than there was reading it as a child. Things that were sweet as a child become bitter once you grow up.”
Mizuki Nomura, Book Girl and the Wayfarer's Lamentation

J.D. Means
“Everything is inspiration. If you look at the world as the incredible place it is, then each moment is a feast.”
J.D. Means

Margaret Peterson Haddix
“But Mother, I don't want to go. It's just that...I have to. I can't spend the rest of my life hiding in the attic.
[...]
I don't want to be a burden[...]I want to do something with my life. Figure out ways to help other third kids. Make—make a difference in the world.”
Margaret Peterson Haddix, Among the Hidden

Chris Raschka
“I always try to treat the book itself as the artwork. I don't want you to stop while you're reading one of my books and say, 'Oh! What a gorgeous illustration!' I want you to stop at the end of the book and say, 'This is a good book.”
Chris Raschka

Robert Karl Hanson
“You can make it if you try. Don't give up or quit the fight. If you believe, you will see, you can do it.”
Robert Karl Hanson, Bluey and the Great Spirit Moon

Carolyn Byers Ruch
“Imagine, pretend, and play so you can become anyone you want to be. You don't need to be afraid.”
Carolyn Byers Ruch, Rise and Shine: A Tool for the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Srinidhi.R
“Rainbows are said to be beautiful!
Rainbows are said to be colourful!
Rainbows may possibly be magical!
But, I have never seen a rainbow appearing in the sky!”
Srinidhi.R, Dream of Rainbows

Suzanne V. Marshall
“No matter our size or shape, everyone deserves a safe place in this world." ~ from BIG SMALL DOG, a children's story about overcoming bullying and adversity, and discovering unity and friendship.”
Suzanne V. Marshall, Big Small Dog

“I pull up the covers, and smell the sunshine.”
Constance Anderson, Smelling Sunshine

Carolyn Byers Ruch
“And Ana remembered her father's words, "Say no! Run! Tell me!”
Carolyn Byers Ruch, Rise and Shine: A Tool for the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Carolyn Byers Ruch
“Games where someone wants to touch your body where your swimsuit covers or they ask you to touch their body where their swimsuit covers. Those body parts are private. No one is allowed to touch you there, or ask you to touch them there.”
Carolyn Byers Ruch, Rise and Shine: A Tool for the Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Rubye Armorer
“To now is to love, to see is a joy, but to lose is hurtful.”
Rubye Armorer, Bam Bam's Story: A Celebrated Life

Wendy Milton
“We call them grunters. They're ghost hunters but grunters is more appropriate because most of them are pigs.”
Wendy Milton, Angel of Fire

Gawri Manecuta
“I say, " Things happen for a good reason.”
Gawri Manecuta, Bunica's Tomatoes

Richard J. Ward
“It's quite simple, they poisoned it with smoke, chemicals and pollution from factories and cars, and power stations. Silly humans knew what they were doing, but carried on poisoning the planet anyway.”
Richard J. Ward, The Hermit and the Time Machine

“Kat held her head high as she met the King's eye.
Her stare was bold, yet sweet, and it would not die.
Gansevort looked down into these dark, green pools.
And soon his tone softened as he bought her ruse.”
J.Z. Bingham, Gansevort: The King and His Court

Frances Hodgson Burnett
“Of course there must be lots of magic in the world but people don't know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

Tonya Russo Hamilton
“The sun woke Tino early this beautiful morning in his small Italian village.”
Tonya Russo Hamilton, Tino and the Pomodori

Roald Dahl
“Words,' he said, 'is oh such a twitch-tickling problem to me all my life.”
Road Dahl

Howard Feigenbaum
“Why not?”
Howard Feigenbaum

Anita Babic
“Sometimes you have no idea what you are you doing, but you just do it anyways. And that can be a good thing”
Anita Babic, Sharing Is Love- My Sister and Me

Alex Stephenson
“Friends don't have to like all the same stuff, they just have to like each other." - Jade the Cat”
Alex Stephenson, The Unlikely Friendship of Adam and Jack

“Watch out! Your karma will catch up with you.”
Ruth Howell, Fairy Friends

Cliff Fictor
“Now that his children are grown, Cliff misses that special time when they were young with proportionately large eyes filled with wonder (the eye supposedly is the only human body part that remains the same size from birth). Although he longs for grandchildren to gift his life someday, he has the great fortune of a customer base that is forever young and a monster truck that puts smiles on the faces of adults as well as children. What’s not to like about that?”
Cliff Fictor, A Monster Truck for Johnny

S. Lemon
“I am committed to contributing to the educational growth of our youth.”
S. Lemon, The Elephant With The Yellow Trunk

Jessica Marie Baumgartner
“What we do is what means the most.”
Jessica Marie Baumgartner

Pamela McDowell
“Later that afternoon, the girls sat on the porch, bored and worried. It was good that they didn't find any dead bats, but why didn't they? Was Tyler right - did the bats fly higher when it was windier? Was it because they could avoid the turbine easier when it was spinning faster? That didn't make sense.”
Pamela McDowell, Bats in Trouble

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