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Echo Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Echo
  1. #1
    “Music does not have a race or a disposition! Every instrument has a voice that contributes. Music is a universal language. A universal religion of sorts. Certainly it’s my religion. Music surpasses all distinctions between people”
  2. #2
    “He clutched the harmonica to his chest and cried into his pillow. He could have sworn he heard music...the Brahms...first as a child’s lullaby, then a mournful lament, and finally, a staccato march, accompanied by the ominous sound of jackboots.”
  3. #3
    ″‘As much as your playing filled my heart, it pains me to say you must leave the piano be. It’s never to be touched.’ Her eyes filled with regret. ‘It’s a shame, beautiful instrument like that, just begging to be played. And to think of all the music that used to come from it.‘”
  4. #4
    ″‘I intend to concentrate all of my efforts on the League,’ she said. ‘They appreciate me. For my knowledge as a nurse, for my moral character and exemplary behavior. I’m...I’m somebody to them.‘”
  5. #5
    “YOUR FATE IS NOT YET SEALED.
    EVEN IN THE DARKEST NIGHT, A STAR WILL SHINE,
    A BELL WILL CHIME, A PATH WILL BE REVEALED.”
  6. #6
    “I don’t think you understand, Friedrich. We must not only leave Trossingen. We must leave Germany.”
  1. #7
    ″‘I’ve told you before,’ said Mike. ‘We’re not supposed to be separated. Remember? You and me, we stick together.‘”
  2. #8
    “Mike felt strangely compelled, as if he shoulder pass his harmonica along, as if someone were waiting for it. so he gave it up, sending it on a journey to another child who needed the world to seem brighter with more possibilities, and wanted to testify to feelings in his or her heart, just as Mike had.”
  3. #9
    “During a war, people feel they must blame and take sides. Hearts grow smaller.”
  4. #10
    ″‘Papa, the son’s feeling will be hurt if he sees this. He wouldn’t be pleased. We should paint over it.’
    ‘I’m glad you feel that way. That’s exactly what we should do. We need to look inside the house too, but it will take some time to go through their things.‘”
  5. #11
    “He also told me that parents from all over Orange County are forming a group and they are inviting a lawyer to counsel them. There will be a meeting soon.”
  6. #12
    “I guess that means your heart’s so sad that it’s hard to get out from under the weight. Granny used to say grief is the heaviest thing to carry alone.”
  1. #13
    “Everybody has a heart. Sometimes you gotta work hard to find it...if there’s something you want or need to know from grown folks, you gotta step up and ask for it mannerly. Plead your case.”
  2. #14
    “Patriotic pieces make people emotional. And Mr Howard told me that when you and Franklin played it at the orphanage, everyone was quite moved by your rendition.”
  3. #15
    “Sirs, if you mean to take only one of us, it should be Frankie. He’s one of the youngest here. Mrs Pennyweather plans to put me out to hire soon. I’m not old enough, but I guess I’m big enough. It’s why she’s not too keen on me leaving. But if I’m out working for months at a time. I won’t be able to look out for Frankie. And he’s still little.”
  4. #16
    “Those are good questions, Ivy, but for some questions there are no good answers.”
  5. #17
    “Your heart is bigger than you think.”
  6. #18
    “Ivy sat rapt with attention. Mr Daniel’s words - incredible adventure, beauty and light, unquestionably brilliant, begin in earnest - fueled her with optimism.”
  7. #19
    “I’m glad our families have decided to survive this war together, Ivy. I think we’re more alike than different.”
  8. #20
    “From Father, and you. And even from Elisabeth. if she can jeopardize everything important in her life to save Father, shouldn’t I?”
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