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Danny Saunders Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Danny Saunders
  1. #1
    “Reb Saunders sat back slowly in his chair. And from his lips came a soft, tremulous sigh. He was silent for a moment, his eyes wide, dark, brooding, gazing upon his son. He nodded his head once, as if in final acknowledgment of his tortured victory.”
  2. #2
    “We shook hands and I watched him walk quickly away, tall, lean, bent forward with eagerness and hungry for the future, his metal capped shoes tapping against the sidewalk. Then he turned into Lee Avenue and was gone.”
  3. #3
    “[My father] taught me with silence. . .to look into myself, to find my own strength, to walk around inside myself in company with my soul. . . . One learns of the pain of others by suffering one’s own pain … by turning inside oneself. . . . It makes us aware of how frail and tiny we are and of how much we must depend upon the Master of the Universe.”
  4. #4
    “Then he spoke his son’s name.”
  5. #5
    “We are commanded to study His Torah! We are commanded to sit in the light of the Presence! It is for this that we were created! . . . Not the world, but the people of Israel!”
  6. #6
    “I have no choice,” he said again. “It’s like a dynasty. If the son doesn’t take the father’s place, the dynasty falls apart. The people expect me to be their rabbi. My family has been their rabbi for six generations now.”
  1. #7
    “When a person comes to talk to you, you should be patient and listen. Especially if he has hurt you in any way.”
  2. #8
    “My son is my most precious possession. I have nothing in the world compared to my son. I must know what he is reading.”
  3. #9
    “Forgive me…for everything…I have done…A─ a wiser father…may have done differently. I am not…wise.”
  4. #10
    “Danny came over to our apartment one evening in September...His beard and earlocks were gone, and his face looks pale.”
  5. #11
    “How will I teach this mind what it is to have a soul? How will I teach this mind to understand pain? How will I teach it to want to take on another person’s suffering?”
  6. #12
    “There are better ways to teach a child compassion.”
  7. #13
    “I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own. It talks to me sometimes. I feel myself alive in it. It talks. And I can hear it.”

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Little Red Riding Hood book
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The Rabbit Listened book
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Andi Unexpected book
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5.5
Chimpanzees for Tea! book
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5.3
Strega Nona book
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Listen, Buddy book
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Telephone book
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5.1
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