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bears Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about bears
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“Instead of playing to win, I was playing not to lose. It reminds me of the story I once heard about two friends being chased by a bear, when one turned to the other and said, ‘I just realized that I don’t need to outrun the bear; I only need to outrun you.‘”
Sean Covey
author
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
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teenagers
winning
comparison
losing
competition
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“A picture of- the cow jumping over the moon And there were three little bears sitting on chairs”
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“What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.”
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“It’s a very important name – I don’t expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington!”
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“Get to our front door. Open the door. Up the stairs. Oh, no! We forgot to shut the door.”
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“Karl was shy around bears he didn’t know.”
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″ I never saw more honey! Never! Now don’t you think your dad is clever?”
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“Ma was trembling, and she began to laugh a little. ‘To think,’ she said, ‘I’ve slapped a bear!‘”
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“Once there were two bears. Big Bear and Little Bear. Big Bear is the big bear, and Little Bear is the little bear.”
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“She lifted her hand, and there was no hand, just the great, brown paw lifting to her face to feel the long snout and the round, furry ears. Tess had turned into a bear.”
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“The most fun of all for Bruce was rock tumbling. There were lots of rocks in Forevergreen Forest - great jumbles of them. With a swipe of a paw the bear sent them tumbling down the steep slopes three and four at a time. The tumbling rocks shattered logs and flattened the bushes and brush, leaving no place for the rabbits and quail to hide. So they took off in a panic to go leaping and dodging and flying pell-mell in every direction.”
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“Little bears have short memories and in a few days Bruce forgot all about ever being a giant of a bear. For all he knew Roxy’s flower garden was a beautiful leafy green forest with plenty of room to roam.”
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“This is the bear who fell in the bin.”
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“Bears are clapping and and dancing around. Now they’re making their own special sound.”
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“She could head for the Arctic and bother a bear. Or fly to the desert. I really don’t care as long as it’s soon.”
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“Fog Benson had captured him when the cub was six months old. He had killed Ben’s mother and brought the young bear to town to show him off. And because Ben had cried for hours for his lost mother, Fog had laughingly named him ‘Squeaky Ben,’ after a local character with a querulous voice. As the cub grew and it became apparent his size would be tremendous, the ‘Squeaky’ part was dropped.”
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“Mark’s heart had begun hammering at his father’s first words. The mention of shooting Ben was too much. But he hardly realized he had spoken aloud the thought that flooded his mind until he heard his father’s incredulous voice, ‘Buy the bear for you? You want him?‘”
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″‘You’d have me believe you just walked right up to him, picked up the chain, led him back, and tied him up! A five-year old brownie, half grown, maybe more.’ ‘Well, I petted him some first, and scratched his ears, and rubbed him under the chin. He likes being scratched under the chin.‘”
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“That’s why I don’t want Mark fooling around with this bear. He’s all we’ve got left.”
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“He seemed hungry, so Johnny gave him a piece of maple sugar. On the way home, the bear ate all the maple sugar Johnny had in his pocket.”
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“Better to become the bear’s supper than to remain the cow’s slave.”
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“Pretty soon some men came. They were a little surprised to see Johnny in there. They explained to Johnny that they were getting animals for the zoo in the city. They were delighted with Johnny’s bear.”
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“If I ever see a bear I’ll shoot him so fast he won’t know what hit him. And we’ll have the biggest bearskin in the whole valley.”
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“Better a bear in the orchard than an Orchard in the bear.”

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