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Daniel Jae Ho Bae Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Daniel Jae Ho Bae
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“Names are powerful things. They act as an identity marker and a kind of map, locating you in time and geography. More than that, they can be a compass.”
Nicola Yoon
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The Sun Is Also A Star
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Daniel Jae Ho Bae
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“Everyone’s got some place to be. Finding God is not on the schedule.”
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“We tell ourselves there are reasons for the things that happen, but we’re just telling ourselves stories. We make them up. They don’t mean anything.”
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“I love this part of getting to know someone. How every piece of new information, every new expression seems magical.”
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“Maybe I should give up. I don’t know why I haven’t yet. The universe is clearly trying to save me from myself. I bet if I looked for signs about parting ways, I would find them.”
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“When they say the heart wants what it wants, they’re talking about the poetic heart—the heart of love songs and soliloquies, the one that can break as if it were just-formed glass. They’re not talking about the real heart, the one that only needs healthy foods and aerobic exercise.”
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“America’s not really a melting pot. It’s more like one of those divided metal plates with separate sections for starch, meat, and veggies.”
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“It’s not a religion. It exists whether you believe in it or not.”
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“I’ll be a great doctor with excellent bedside skills. I’ll be perfectly happy. But something about Natasha makes me think my life could be extraordinary.”

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