Margaret Peterson Haddix Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Margaret Peterson Haddix
“He had never disobeyed the order to hide. Even as a toddler, barely able to walk in the backyard’s tall grass, he had somehow understood the fear in his mother’s voice. But on this day, the day they began taking the woods away, he hesitated.”
“The Government justifies keeping everyone else in poverty because people seem to work the hardest when they’re right on the edge of survival.”
“It’s people like you who change history. People like me--we just let things happen to us.”
“Do you want to hide all your life, or do you want to change history?”
“When you don’t have to hide anymore, even years from now, there’ll always be some small part of you whispering, ‘I don’t deserve this. I didn’t fight for it. I’m not worth it.’ And you are, Luke, you are. You’re smart and funny and nice, and you should be living life, instead of being buried alive in that old house of yours.”
“Someday when we’re all free, all the third children, I’ll tell everyone about you. They’ll erect statues to you, and name holidays after you...”
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