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Cath Crowley
“Words matter, in fact. They're not pointless, as you've suggested. If they were pointless, then they couldn't start revolutions and they wouldn't change history. If they were just words, we wouldn't write songs or listen to them. We wouldn't beg to be read to as kids. If they were just words, then stories wouldn't have been around since before we could write. We wouldn't have learned to write. If they were just words, people wouldn't fall in love because of them, feel bad because of them, ache because of them, and stop aching because of them." (p. 210) (Henry Jones)”
Cath Crowley, Words in Deep Blue

Matt de la Pena
“Some people watch the world with their ears.”
Matt de la Pena, Last Stop on Market Street

Emily Fridlund
“It seemed unfair to me that people couldn't be something else just by working at it hard, by saying it over and over.”
Emily Fridlund, History of Wolves

Matt de la Pena
“Stars shine long after they've flamed out and the shine they shine with is love.”
Matt de la Pena, Love

Emily Fridlund
“Maybe if I’d been someone else I’d see it differently. But isn’t that the crux of the problem? Wouldn’t we all act differently if we were someone else?”
Emily Fridlund, History of Wolves

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