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losing everything Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about losing everything
  1. #1
    “In war, when soldiers come, they take everything. You must bury anything to save it. You must hide your childrens, also.”
  2. #2
    “With nothing left, she would ... cling to that which had robbed her, as people will. ”
  3. #3
    “somebody almost walked off wid alla my stuff
    not my poems or a dance i gave up in the street
    but somenody almost walked off wid alla my stuff
    like a kleptomaniac workin hard and forgettin while stealin
    this is mine
    this aint yr stuff
    now why dont you put me back and let me hang out in my own self...”
  4. #4
    “Winn-Dixie started to snore, and I nudged him with my foot to try to make him quit. I wanted to hear the rest of the story. It was important to me to hear how Littmus survived after losing everything he loved.”
  5. #5
    ″...somebody almost walke off wid alla my stuff
    and didnt care enuf to send a not home sayin
    i waz late fo my solo conversation
    or two sizes too small for my own tacky skirts
    what can anybody do wit somethin of no value on
    a open market
    did you getta dime for my things
    hey man
    where are you goin wid alla my stuff
    this is a woman’s trip and i need my stuff
    to ohh and ahh abt
    daddy
    i gotta mainline nmber
    from my own shit
    now wontchu put me back
    and let me play this duet
    wit this silver ring in my nose...”
  6. #7
    “What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.”
  7. #8
    “You only have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power—he’s free again.”