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clocks Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about clocks
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“Hugo was good with clocks, too. The talent ran in the family. Hugo’s father had always brought home broken clocks for his son to play with, and by the time he was six, Hugo was able to fix just about anything.”
Brian Selznick
author
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
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Hugo Cabret
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fixing broken things
clocks
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“There was not even the ticking of a clock - prisoners were not allowed clocks. The big boys tell the time for them.”
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“Thursday morning. I usually let my Mum wake me up but today I have set my alarm for seven. Even from under my duvet, I can hear it bleating on the other side of my room. I hid it inside my plastic crate for faulty joysticks so that I would have to get out of bed, walk across the room, yank it out of the box by its lead and, only then, jab the snooze button. This was a tactical manoeuvre by my previous self. He can be very cruel.”
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“Chicks with bricks come. Chicks with blocks come. Chicks with bricks and blocks and clocks come. ”
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″ Look, sir. Look, sir. Mr. Knox, sir. Let’s do tricks with bricks and blocks, sir. Let’s do tricks with chicks and clocks, sir.”

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