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19 of the best book quotes from Charlotte
  1. #1
    “In good time he was to discover that he was mistaken about Charlotte. Underneath her rather bold and cruel exterior, she had a kind heart, and she was to prove loyal and true to the very end.”
  2. #2
    “These autumn days will shorten and grow cold. The leaves will shake loose from the trees and fall. Christmas will come, then the snows of winter. You will live to enjoy the beauty of the frozen world, for you mean a great deal to Zuckerman and he will not harm you, ever. Winter will pass, the days will lengthen, the ice will melt in the pasture pond. The song sparrow will return and sing, the frogs will awake, the warm wind will blow again. All these sights and sounds and smells will be yours to enjoy, Wilbur — this lovely world, these precious days…”
  3. #3
    “You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.”
  4. #4
    “It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.”
  5. #5
    “With the right words, you can change the world.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Words
  6. #6
    “Nobody, of the hundreds of people that had visited the Fair, knew that a grey spider had played the most important part of all. No one was with her when she died.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Death
  7. #7
    “By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone’s life can stand a little of that.”
  8. #8
    “If I can fool a bug... I can surely fool a man. People are not as smart as bugs.”
  9. #9
    “Salutations are greetings; it’s my fancy way of saying hello.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Words
  10. #10
    “Ever since the spider had befriended him, he had done his best to live up to his reputation. When Charlotte’s web said SOME PIG, Wilbur had tried hard to look like some pig. When Charlotte’s web said TERRIFIC, Wilbur had tried to look terrific. And now that the web said RADIANT, he did everything possible to make himself glow.”
  11. #11
    “No one had ever had such a friend—so affectionate, so loyal, and so skillful.”
  12. #12
    ”A spider’s web is stronger than it looks. Although it is made of thin, delicate strands, the web is not easily broken.”
  13. #13
    “Never hurry and never worry!”
  14. #14
    “Trust me, Wilbur. People are very gullible. They’ll believe anything they see in print.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Words
  15. #15
    “After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Charlotte
    concept
    Life
  16. #16
    “Well I am pretty. Nearly all spiders are good looking. I’m not as flashy as some, but I’ll do.”
  17. #17
    “Wilbur blushed. ‘But I’m not terrific, Charlotte. I’m just about average for a pig.‘”
  18. #18
    “I’ve got a new friend, all right. But what a gamble friendship is!”
  19. #19
    “Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders ever quite took her place in his heart.”
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