Dust Bowl Quotes

Quotes tagged as "dust-bowl" (showing 1-4 of 4)
Woody Guthrie
“I ain't a Communist necessarily, but I have been in the red all my life.”
Woody Guthrie

Susie Finkbeiner
“That was when I learned that kindness could break a heart just as sure as meanness. The difference was the kindness made that broken heart softer. Meanness just made the heart want to be hard.”
Susie Finkbeiner, A Cup of Dust: a Novel of the Dust Bowl

Susie Finkbeiner
“Dust and dark married, creating a pillow to smother hard on our faces.”
Susie Finkbeiner, A Cup of Dust: a Novel of the Dust Bowl

Karen Hesse
“His mother is wishing her boy would come home."

Lots of mothers wishing that these days,
while their sons walk to California,
where rain comes,
and the color green doesn't seem like such a miracle,
and hope rises daily, like sap in a stem.”
Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust