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losing everything Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about losing everything
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“In war, when soldiers come, they take everything. You must bury anything to save it. You must hide your childrens, also.”
Laura Resau
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Red Glass
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Sophie
Dika
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losing everything
families
desperation
war
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“With nothing left, she would ... cling to that which had robbed her, as people will. ”
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“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...”
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“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.”
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″...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...”
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“You don’t want that ... You think you do.”
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“What made something precious? Losing it and finding it.”
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“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.”

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