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bullying Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about bullying
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“Enemies of the Heir, beware! You’ll be next, Mudbloods!”
J. K. Rowling
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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Draco Malfoy
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bullying
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″‘He believed her because here in the shadowy light of the stronghold everything seemed possible. Between the two of them they owned the world and no enemy, Gary Fulcher, Wanda Kay Moore, Janice Avery, Jess’s own fears and insufficiencies, nor any of the foes whom Leslie imagined attacking Terabithia, could ever really defeat them.‘”
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“It means “dirty blood.” Mudblood’s a foul name for someone who’s Muggle-born. Someone with non-magic parents. Someone like me. It’s not a term one usually hears in civilized conversation.”
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“No person, in any culture, likes to be bullied. No person likes living in fear because his or her ideas are different. Nobody likes being poor or hungry, and nobody likes to live under an economic system in which the fruits of his or her labor go perpetually unrewarded.”
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“When Conor started having that nightmare, that’s when Harry noticed him, like a secret mark had been placed on him that only Harry could see.”
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″ ‘What’s the use of you if you can’t heal her?’ Conor said, pounding away. ‘Just stupid stories and getting me into trouble and everyone looking at me like I’ve got a disease.’ ”
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″ ‘I don’t want to hold hands with him,’ June Star said. ‘He reminds me of a pig.’ The fat boy blushed and laughed and caught her by the arm and pulled her off into the woods after Hiram and her mother.”
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“It wouldn’t do any good to tell him that she hadn’t been that girl at her old school. Yeah, she’d been made fun of before. There were always mean boys—and there were always, always mean girls—but she’d had friends at her old school.”
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“Seeing the woman as she was made them remember the envy they had stored up from other times. So they chewed up the back parts of their minds and swallowed with relish. They made burning statements with questions, and killing tools out of laughs. It was mass cruelty. A mood come alive. Words walking without masters; walking altogether like harmony in a song.”
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″... she knew she’d never have the courage to speak right out to Peggy, to say, ‘Hey, Peg, let’s stop asking Wanda how many dresses she has.’ When she finished her arithmetic, she did start a note to Peggy. Suddenly she paused and shuddered. She pictured herself in the school yard, a new target for Peggy and the girls.”
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“Today, Monday, Wanda Petronski was not in her seat. But nobody, not even Peggy and Madeline, the girls who started all the fun, noticed her absence.”
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“For now Peggy seemed to think a day was lost if she had not had some fun with Wanda, winning the approving laughter of the girls.”
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“But then people began to make fun of him. ‘Hi, Super-skinny!’ ”
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“You could take a kid’s lunch money and nothing usually happened because most kids wanted peace at any price.”
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″‘If it makes you feel any better,’ his mother said, ‘Teddy Roosevelt had the same problem. I saw it on television. Boys used to pick on him and chase him.’ ‘No, it doesn’t,’ he said.”
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″‘Some boys are going to kill me.’ ‘Not kill you, Benjie,’ she said. ‘No one is-’ He glanced quickly at her. ‘Well, how do I know what they’re going to do?‘”
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It is about a boy with dyslexia. His teacher bully’s him and he often skives off school and hides in a graveyard. He sits under a rowan tree. But he didn’t know that rowan trees were planted to ward off evil.
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Solomon doesn’t have it easy. He’s dyslexic, and his struggles at school are made worse by a bully of a teacher. Life at home isn’t easy either.
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As you would expect from children who have suffered loss and abuse, there is bullying, fighting and physical violence.

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