Emily Webb Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Emily Webb
“Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it?—every, every minute?”
“I think that once you’ve found a person that you’re very fond of . . . I mean a person who’s fond of you, too, and likes you enough to be interested in your character. . . . Well, I think that’s just as important as college is, and even more so.”
“I’m celebrating because I’ve got a friend who tells me all the things that ought to be told me.”
“And, like you say, being gone all the time…in other places and meeting other people…Gosh, if anything like that can happen I don’t want to go away. I guess new people aren’t any better than old ones. I’ll bet they almost never are, Emily…I feel that you’re as good a friend as I’ve got. I don’t need to go and meet the people in other towns.”
“Men aren’t naturally good; but girls are.”
“No…I should have listened to you. That’s all human beings are! Just blind people.”
“Oh, Mama, just look at me one minute as though you really saw me.”
“One ever feels his twoness,—an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body.”
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