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left behind Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about left behind
  1. #1
    ″ . . . As I covertly studied Sonny’s face, it came to me that what we both were seeking through our separate cab windows was the part of ourselves which had been left behind.”
  2. #2
    “I’d been thinking before that I had to leave Poppy because she’d be safe with Mrs. Murdo. But when the lights went out, I suddenly knew: There is no safety in Ember. Not for long. Not for anyone. I couldn’t leave her behind. Whatever happens to us now, it’s better than what’s going to happen there.”
  3. #3
    “We’re both leftovers”
  4. #4
    ″[Little Man] ran frantically along the road looking for a foothold and, finding one, hopped onto the bank, but not before the bus had sped past enveloping him in a scarlet haze while laughing white faces pressed against the bus windows.”
  5. #5
    “Without power for the group, a group larger, even, than an extended family, our success always threatened to leave others behind.”
  6. #6
    ″‘She loved you very much.’
    ‘But she left me,’ I told him.
    ‘She left us,’ said the preacher softly...‘She packed her bags and left us, and she didn’t leave one thing behind.‘”
  7. #7
    ″‘When I told you your mama took everything with her, I forgot one thing, one very important thing she left behind.’
    ‘What?’ I asked.
    ‘You,’ he said. ‘Thank God your mama left me you.‘”
  8. #8
    “Wren shoved off the counter, shaking her head. ‘Oh, you hate everything. You hate change. If I didn’t drag you along behind me, you’d never get anywhere.’”
  9. #9
    “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.”
  10. #10
    “Girls who have been thus weakly educated, are often cruelly left by their parents without any provision.”

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