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Laila Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Laila
  1. #1
    “Laila has moved on. Because in the end she knows that’s all she can do. That and hope.”
  2. #2
    “Boys, Laila came to see, treated friendship the way they treated the sun: its existence undisputed; its radiance best enjoyed, not beheld directly.”
  3. #3
    “A society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated, Laila. No chance.”
  4. #4
    “Marriage can wait, education cannot.”
  5. #5
    “But the game involves only male names. Because, if it’s a girl, Laila has already named her.”
  6. #6
    “She would never leave her mark on Mammy’s heart the way her brothers had, because Mammy’s heart was like a pallid beach where Laila’s footprints would forever wash away beneath the waves of sorrow that swelled and crashed, swelled and crashed.”
  7. #7
    “Tell your secret to the wind, but don’t blame it for telling the trees.”
  8. #8
    “The Chinese say it’s better to be deprived of food for three days than tea for one.”

Books about names

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Andi Unexpected book
Chapter book
5.5
Quit Calling Me a Monster! book
Picture book
4.8
I Love You, Fred book
Picture book
Hope (Picture Books) book
Picture book
Hello My Name Is . . . book
Picture book
4.4
The Steves book
Board book

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