Lettie Hemstock Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Lettie Hemstock
  1. #1
    “That’s the trouble with living things. Don’t last very long. Kittens one day, old cats the next. And then just memories. And the memories fade and blend and smudge together.”
  2. #2
    “Lettie Hempstock’s ocean. I remembered that, and remembering that, I remembered everything.”
  3. #3
    “Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside.”
  4. #4
    “The truth is, there aren’t any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world.”
  5. #5
    “Gran always likes the full moon to shine on this side of the house. She says it’s restful, and it reminds her of when she was a girl . . . And it means you don’t trip on the stairs.”
  6. #6
    “Monsters come in all shapes and sizes. Some of them are things people are scared of. Some of them are things that look like things people used to be scared of a long time ago. Sometimes monsters are things people should be scared of, but they aren’t.”
  7. #7
    “Oh, monsters are scared . . . That’s why they’re monsters.”

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