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caretaking Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about caretaking
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“Caretaking and pragmatic support come naturally when we feel close and connected. ‘When you love, you wish to do things for,’ Ernest Hemingway wrote. ‘You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.’ We know from research that secure partners are more sensitive to each other’s needs for care.”
Sue Johnson
author
Hold Me Tight
book
love
marriage
couples
support
security
closeness
emotional connection
caretaking
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“Please look after this bear. Thank you.”
Paddington Brown
character
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“The first thing to do is prop up this tree and make it much stronger. That has to be done before I get on it. I must weigh a ton.”
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“Then carefully, tenderly, gently he crept up the trunk to the nest where the little egg slept.
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“And he sat all day and he kept the egg warm... And he sat all that night through a terrible storm. ”
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“I’ll stay on this egg and I won’t let it freeze. I meant what I said and I said what I meant... An elephant’s faithful one hundred per cent!”
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“You stole it from me! Get off of my nest and get out of my tree!”
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“It had ears, and a tail, and a trunk just like his!”
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“It’s an elephant-bird!! And it should be, it should be, it SHOULD be like that! Because Horton was faithful! He sat and he sat! He meant what he said and he said what he meant... and they sent him home happy, one hundred per cent!
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“Old Horton the Elephant thinks he’s a bird!”
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“Horton was lonely. He wanted to play. But he sat on the egg and continued to say: ‘I meant what I said, I said what I meant, an elephant is faithful one hundred per cent!”
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“He’s my dear Nutcracker and you can’t have him. See the sad way he looking at me and showing me his sore little mouth. You’re a heartless brute- you beat your houses, and you’ve even had one of your soldiers shot.”
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“Well, dear Marie, since you seem so fond of friend Nutcracker, he shall be entrusted to your special care, though, as I’ve already told you, Louise and Fritz have as much right to make use of him as you.”

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