Gloria Dump Quotes
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Gloria Dump Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Gloria Dump
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“I stayed where I was and studied the tree. I wondered if my mama, wherever she was, had a tree full of bottles; and I wondered if I was a ghost to her, the same way she sometimes seemed like a ghost to me”
Kate DiCamillo
author
Because of Winn-Dixie
book
India Opal Buloni
Gloria Dump
Mama
characters
studying
trees
mothers
bottles
ghosts
wondering
concepts
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“There ain’t no way you can hold on to something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.”
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“But in the meantime, you got to remember, you can’t always judge people by the things they done. You got to judge them by what they are doing now.”
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“Thank you most of all for friends. We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other.”
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“I was just getting ready to stick my tongue out at them; but then I thought about what Miss Franny said, about war being hell, and I thought about what Gloria Dump said, about not judging them too hard. And so I just waved instead.”
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“You know, my eyes ain’t too good at all. I can’t see nothing but the general shape of things, so I got to rely on my heart. Why don’t you go on and tell me everything about yourself, so as I can see you with my heart.”

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