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Archie Costello Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Archie Costello
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“Archie disliked violence—most of his assignments were exercises in the psychological rather than the physical. That’s why he got away with so much. The Trinity brothers wanted peace at any price, quiet on the campus, no broken bones. Otherwise, the sky was the limit.”
Robert Cormier
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The Chocolate War
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Archie Costello
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peace
psychology
nonviolence
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“You see, Carter, people are two things: greedy and cruel. So we have a perfect set up here. The greed part—a kid pays a buck for a chance to win a hundred. Plus fifty boxes of chocolates. The cruel part—watching two guys hitting each other, maybe hurting each other, while they’re safe in the bleachers.”
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“He shivered with dread, realizing how awesome Archie’s power really was.”
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“You couldn’t ever win an argument with Archie. He was too quick with his words.”

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