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Huckleberry Finn Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Huckleberry Finn
  1. #1
    “Human beings can be awful cruel to one another.”
  2. #2
    “That’s just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don’t want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain’t no disgrace. That was my fix exactly.”
  3. #3
    “I don’t want no better book than what your face is.”
  4. #4
    “I knowed very well why [the words] wouldn’t come. It was because my heart warn’t right; it was because I warn’t square; it was because I was playing double. I was letting on to give up sin, but away inside of me I was holding on to the biggest one of all.”
  5. #5
    “You can’t pray a lie – I found that out.”
  6. #6
    “Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by.”
  7. #7
    “Jim said that bees won’t sting idiots, but I didn’t believe that, because I tried them lots of times myself and they wouldn’t sting me.”
  8. #8
    “All right then, I’ll go to hell”
  9. #9
    “All kings is mostly rapscallions, as fur as I can make out.”
  10. #10
    Tom told me what his plan was, and I see in a minute it was worth fifteen of mine for style, and would make Jim just as free a man as mine would, and maybe get us all killed besides. So I was satisfied, and said we would waltz in on it.
  11. #11
    “I couldn’t bear to think about it; and yet, somehow, I couldn’t think about nothing else.”
  12. #12
    “I was mighty down-hearted; so I made up my mind I wouldn’t ever go anear that house again, because I reckoned I was to blame, somehow.”
  13. #13
    “What’s the use you learning to do right when it’s troublesome to do right and ain’t no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same?”
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