Mary Logan Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Mary Logan
  1. #1
    “Big Ma didn’t want you hurt. That was the only thing on her mind.”
  2. #2
    “Mama had to buy our clothes in shifts, which meant that we each had to wait our turn for new clothes.”
  3. #3
    “In the first place no one cares enough to come down here, and in the second place if anyone should come, maybe he could see all the things we need—current books for all of our subjects, not just somebody’s old throwaways, desks, paper, blackboards, erasers, maps, chalk…”
  4. #4
    “It is something, Cassie. White is something just like black is something. Everybody born on this earth is something and nobody, no matter what color, is better than anybody else.”
  5. #5
    “In this house we do not give away what loved ones give to us. Now go bring me that coat.”
  6. #6
    “They also said that slavery was good for us because it taught us to be good Christians—like the white people.” She sighed deeply, her voice fading into a distant whisper. “But they didn’t teach us Christianity to save our souls, but to teach us obedience. They were afraid of slave revolts and they wanted us to learn the Bible’s teachings about slaves being loyal to their masters.”