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leaving everything behind Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about leaving everything behind
  1. #1
    “Some of the older folks resisted leaving right up to the end and had to have their bags packed for them and be physically lifted and shoved onto the buses.”
  2. #2
    “Salva stood still inside the terminal doors for a few moments. Leaving the airport felt like leaving his old life forever-Sudan, his village, his family.”
  3. #3
    “Tears came to his eyes, perhaps from the cold air blowing in through the open doors. His new family was already outside; they turned and looked back at him. Salva blinked away the tears and took his first step into a new life in America.”
  4. #4
    “Even if you give everything up and go to a distant cave away from civilization, you cannot escape from the world.”
  5. #5
    “My grandfather was the only member of his family to escape Poland before the Second World War broke out.”
  6. #6
    “People do not give credence that a fourteen-year-old-girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father’s blood but it did not seem so strange then, although I will say it didn’t happen every day.”
  1. #7
    “Teaches them that even though people are left behind, new ones will inevitable take their place; that every place has something good - and bad - to offer.”
  2. #8
    “He felt that he was leaving behind him his chance of being a certain type of artist. It seemed so much more important to be a certain sort of man.”
  3. #9
    “Everywhere we go and move on and change, something’s lost--something’s left behind. You can’t ever quite repeat anything, and I’ve been so yours, here--”
  4. #10
    ″... Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. They drove away and left it lonely and empty in the clearing among the big trees, and they never saw that little house again.”
  5. #11
    “We’ve spent too much time talking about it and not doing anything. It’s not safe here. It hasn’t been for months. Years. We should have gone long ago. Ready or not, if we want to live, we have to leave Syria.”
  6. #12
    “I don’t think you understand, Friedrich. We must not only leave Trossingen. We must leave Germany.”