homelessness Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about homelessness
“That is how it seemed to young George Webber, who was never so assured of his purpose as when he was going somewhere on a train. And he never had the sense of home so much as when he felt that he was going there. It was only when he got there that his homelessness began.”
“For we [...] neither build houses (I mean in the country) nor cultivate land.”
“It’s called making yourself homeless. And so here I am sitting in this doorway which is now my bedroom, hoping some kind of punter will give me a bit of small change so I can eat.”
“But I’ve heard them. ‘Oh yes, that Elsa. She’s one of the bed-and-breakfast children.’ Honestly, it sounds like I’ve got a duvet for a dress, cornflake curls, two fried-eggs eyes and a streaky-bacon smile.”
The Bed and Breakfast Star is a great book about a small girl, Elsa who lives with her mum, stepfather and her two step-siblings. She lives a normal life until one day they get homeless and are forced to live in a Bed and breakfast hotel. This hotel is disgusting and very small. Will Elsa and her family have better times or suffer to live their life?
″‘You’ll help me, won’t you?’ he cried, walking across to Ailsa on his knees. ‘You won’t see my thrown out to wander the streets with nothing but traffic signs and graffiti to read and nowhere to lay my head at night!‘”
“Pluck no longer had a home. The round room in the tower wasn’t his anymore.”
But Shane talks and strokes the kitten to calmness, and decides to take the ‘Spitfire, Kitten Number One,’ home with him.
No gang of boys, or avenue of dense traffic, or fierce dog can stop Shane carrying his new found friend to the place he calls home.
And Margaret, left homeless, resentful, and yet for the first time in love, was faced with the double responsibility of making a new home in a remote Suffolk town and proving herself worthy of Robert’s affection.
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