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Mean Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about mean
  1. #1
    ″‘Find THAT!’ sneered the bird. ‘But I think you will fail.’ And he left with a flip of his black-bottomed tail.”
  2. #2
    “Then he growled, with his Grinch fingers nervously drumming,
    ‘I must find some way to keep Christmas from coming!‘”
  3. #3
    “Packed it up with their presents, their ribbons, their wrappings,
    Their snoof and their fuzzles, their tringlers and trappings!
    Ten thousand feet up, up the side of Mount Crumpet,
    He rode with his load to the tiptop to dump it!”
  4. #4
    I saw people who were hostile; they had felt so much hurt that hostility was their only defense against being crushed again.
  5. #5
    If there’s just one kind of folks, why can’t they get along with each other? If they’re all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other? Scout, I think I’m beginning to understand something. I think I’m beginning to understand why Boo Radley’s stayed shut up in the house all this time... it’s because he wants to stay inside.
    author
    Harper Lee
    book
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    character
    Jem
    concept
    Mean
  6. #6
    Presently one of the little boys took up the tin soldier, and threw him into the stove. . . . The flames lighted up the tin soldier, as he stood, the heat was very terrible, but whether it proceeded from the real fire or from the fire of love he could not tell.
  7. #7
    “If they would rather die,” said Scrooge, “they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”
  8. #8
    “Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, his thin lips blue; and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice. A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin. He carried his own low temperature always about with him; he iced his office in the dog-days; and didn’t thaw it one degree at Christmas.”
  9. #9
    “How strange it is that people of honest feelings and sensibilty, who would not take advantage of a man born without arms or legs or eyes—how such people think nothing of abusing a man with low intelligence.”
  10. #10
    The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world. They lied and stole and smoked cigars (even the girls) and talked dirty and hit little kids and cussed their teachers and took the name of the Lord in vain and set fire to Fred Shoemaker’s old broken-down toolhouse.
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