Maurice Sendak Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Maurice Sendak
  1. #1
    “Oh, please don’t go—we’ll eat you up—we love you so!”
  2. #2
    “And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all.”
  3. #3
    “And [he] sailed back over a year
    and in and out of weeks
    and through a day
    and into the night of his very own room
    where he found his supper waiting for him
    and it was still hot”
  4. #4
    “And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!”
  5. #5
    “And the wild things roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws.”
  6. #6
    “Then from far away across the world he smelled good things to eat, so he gave up being king of the wild things.”