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lack of choices Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about lack of choices
  1. #1
    “What can you do when your five senses are not enough?”
  2. #2
    “We always have choices, Tally. You’ve made yours.”
  3. #3
    “True terror isn’t being scared; it’s not having a choice on the matter.”
  4. #4
    “For me it’s over and done with, no matter what happens.”
  5. #5
    “Most of all, Hugo would do his best to remain invisible.”
  6. #6
    “We don’t become geisha so our lives will be satisfying. We become geisha because we have no other choice.”
  1. #7
    “But we knew we had no choice, we had to make it across the clearing because, as young boys, the risk of staying in town was greater for us than trying to escape. Young boys were immediately recruited, and the initials RUF were carved wherever it pleased the rebels, with a hot bayonet.”
  2. #8
    ″‘(A guardian ad litem is) a person trained to work with kids in the family court, who determines what’s in the child’s best interests,’ Anna recites. ‘Or in other words, just another grown-up deciding what happens to me.‘”
  3. #9
    “A major decision about me is being made, and no one’s bothered to ask the one person who most deserves it to speak her opinion.”
  4. #10
    “I looked over at Lucy. At least in my case, one of us got to make the decision. She had no choice when it came to losing the man she loved.”
  5. #11
    “Dream big, they say. Shoot for the stars. Then they lock us away for 12 years and tell us where to sit, when to pee, and what to think. […] Then we turn 18 and even though we’ve never had an original thought, we have to make the most important decision of our lives. […] And if you don’t have the money and don’t really have the grades, a lot of the decision gets made for you.”
  6. #12
    “I’ve been worried for a long time. I’ve just been doing what I could. I don’t really have much choice.”
  7. #13
    “His mind tired--tired with nothing, tired with everything, with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear.”

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