new Quotes

79 of the best book quotes about new
“ ‘While I’m gone,’ Gansey said, pausing, ‘dream me the world. Something new for every night.’ ”
″Fashion, by the way, is commerce masquerading as hip. I’m not at all interested in fashion, which is why I rarely buy new clothes. The fact that fashion goes out of fashion and then comes back into fashion based solely on what a few people somewhere think they can sell, well to me,that’s insanity.My parents taught me: You buy new clothes when your old clothes wear out. Anyone who saw what I wore to my last lecture knows this is advice I live by! ″
“He was a newcomer to the land, a chechaquo, and this was his first winter. The trouble with him was that he was without imagination. ”
“I am mad with joy. –At least I think it’s joy. Strangers have come, and it’s a whole new game.”
“The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new.”
“The preparations for marriage and the beginning of married life, with its conjugal caresses, the new furniture, new crockery, and new linen, were very pleasant until his wife became pregnant”
“But from the first months of his wife’s pregnancy, something new, unpleasant, depressing, and unseemly, and from which there was no way of escape, unexpectedly showed itself.”
“Walsh hugs me, taking me by surprise. ‘I don’t know how,’ she mutters, ‘but I hope you become queen one day. Imagine what you could do then? The Red queen.‘”
″‘I hate meeting new people,’ she whispered. ‘Why?’ ‘Because they never like me.‘”
“Firsts are best because they are beginnings.”
“I love this part of getting to know someone. How every piece of new information, every new expression seems magical.”
“Something from God was happening there.”
“The deal I had struck with Jenny when I agreed to come here was that we would check the pups out, ask some questions, and keep an open mind as to whether we were ready to bring home a dog ‘This is the first ad we’re answering’ I had said. ‘Let’s not make any snap decisions.’ But thirty seconds into it, I could see I had already lost the battle. There was no question that before the night was through one of these puppies would be ours.”
“Even though it was initially marketed as a new kind of massively multiplayer online game, the OASIS quickly evolved into a new way of life.”
“When people are too well off they always begin to long for something new.”
“Someone who had just found an old key did not require a new one.”
“Nothing divine dies. All good is eternally reproductive. The beauty of nature reforms itself in the mind, and not for barren contemplation, but for new creation.”
″And she was new to the school, so the rumors overshadowed everything else I knew about her.”
“Well, basically I have intuition. I mean, the DNA of who I am is based on the millions of personalities of all the programmers who wrote me. But what makes me me is my ability to grow through my experiences. So basically, in every moment I’m evolving, just like you.”
“He can be the husband and father Hoyt’s dirty work has never permitted him to be. He can be a whole new man. He can be free.”
“The dangers of not thinking clearly are much greater now than ever before. It’s not that there’s something new in our way of thinking – it’s that credulous and confused thinking can be much more lethal in ways it was never before.”
“The snow was still everywhere. New snow was falling!”
“Lilly had a new pair of movie star sunglasses, complete with glittery diamonds and a chain like Mr. Slingers. She had three shiny quarters. And, best of all, she had a brand new purple plastic purse that played a jaunty tune when it was opened.”
“Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret. We’re moving today. I’m so scared God. I’ve never lived anywhere but here. Suppose I hate my new school? Suppose everybody there hates me? Please help me God. Don’t let New Jersey be too horrible. Thank you.”
“The next morning the man telephoned the Zoo. George watched him. He was fascinated. ”
″ ‘This must be home,’ he said. ′ I know I’ve always wanted a home!′ ”
“The ducklings liked the new island so much that they decided to live there. All day long they follow the swan boats and eat peanuts.”
“As the movers took the Bears’ things into their new home, the Bears imagined what it would look like when it was all fixed. ”
“So many things are new to him! The broad streets! The automobiles and buses! However, he is especially interested in two gentlemen he notices on the street. He says to himself: ‘Really, they are very well dressed. I would like to have some fine clothes, too! I wonder how I can get them?’ ”
“Won’t look like rain. Won’t look like snow. Won’t look like fog. That’s all we know. We just can’t tell you any more. We’ve never made oobleck before.”
“Every year the same four things! I’m mighty tired of those old things! I want something NEW to come down!”
“There they’ll be, Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne...Mike in his rocking chair and Mary Anne beside him, warming up the meetings in the new town hall.”
“Why, I’ll be the mightiest man that ever lived! Just think of it! Tomorrow I’m going to have OOBLECK!”
“My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends!”
″‘Hop on my back,’ he says. ‘Look into the water and tell me what you see.’ Sighing, Magpie does as he asks. Reflected in the water are clouds and sky and trees- and something else. ‘I see a strange new creature!’ she says. ‘That is us,’ says Dog. ‘Now hold on tight!‘”
“My alphabet starts with this letter called YUZZ. Its the letter I use to spell Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz.”
“You can stop, if you want, with the Z because most people stop with Z. But not me! In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z.”
“I’d open each cage. I’d unlock every pen, let the animals go, and start over again. And, somehow or other, I think I could find some beast of must more un-usual kind.”
“My New Zoo, McGrew Zoo, will make people talk. My New Zoo, McGrew Zoo, will make people gawk at the strangest odd creatures that ever did walk.”
“The lions and tigers and that kind of stuff they have up here now are not quite good enough. You see things like these in just any old zoo. They’re awfully old-fashioned. I want something new!
“Toad opened his present from Frog. It was a beautiful new clock. The two friends sat by the fire. The hands of the clock moved to show the hours of a merry Christmas Eve.”
“The bush was alive with excitement. Mrs Koala had a brand new baby, and the news spread like wildfire.”
“The Tea Party In the pleasant green Garden We sat down to tea; ‘Do you take sugar?’ and ‘Do you take milk?’ She’d got a new gown on- A smart one of silk. We all were so happy As happy could be, On that bright Summer’s day When she asked us to tea.”
“Daddy took me to see the new union building he is working on. He can walk on steel girders high up in the sky and not fall. They call him the Cat.”
‘Everybody, I suppose, knows the dreamy, delicious state in which one lies, half asleep, half awake, while consciousness begins to return after a sound night’s rest in a new place which we are glad to be in, following upon a day of unwonted excitement and exertion. There are few pleasanter pieces of life.”
“Doctor De Soto climbed up the ladder and bravely entered the fox’s mouth. ‘Ooo-wow!’ he gasped. The fox had a rotten bicuspid and unusually bad breath. ‘This tooth will have to come out,’ Doctor De Soto announced. ‘But we can make you a new one.’ “
“Doctor De Soto set the gold tooth in its socket and hooked it up to the teeth on both sides. The fox caressed the new tooth with his tongue. ‘My, it feels good,’ he thought. ‘I really shouldn’t eat them. On the other hand, how can I resist?’ “
“He was not the same. The plane passing changed him, the disappointment cut him down and made him new.”
“P.S. Detective McSmogg is working on a new case. He is now looking for Miss Viola Swamp.”
“A woman in an ugly black dress stood before them. ‘I am your new teacher, Miss Viola Swamp.’ And she rapped the desk with her ruler. ‘Where is Miss Nelson?’ asked the kids. ‘Never mind that!’ snapped Miss Swamp. ‘Open those arithmetic books!’ Miss Nelson’s kids did as they were told.”
“Please teach me something new. I’ll ask why a million times... maybe a million two.”
“I’ll make or learn or try something I’ve never done before!”
“I’ll solve a puzzle, read a book, and learn a fun new fact!”
“Whoopee for Mr. Magnolia’s new boot!”
“and he carved a new yoke and sawed planks for a new cart and split shingles all winter While his wife made flax into linen all winter, and his daughter embroidered linen all winter, and his son carved Indian brooms from birch all winter, and everybody made candles.”
“Old beliefs do not lead you to new cheese.”
“Hush breathed deeply and began to eat. ‘A tail! A tail!’ shouted both possums at once. For there it was. A brand new, visible tail!”
“The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.”
“Your principles can’t be extinguished unless you snuff out the thoughts that feed them, for it’s continually in your power to reignite new ones...It’s possible to start living again! See things anew as you once did--that is how to restart life!”
“Many, many years ago there was an emperor who was so terribly fond of beautiful new clothes that he spent all his money on his attire. He did not care about his soldiers, or attending the theater, or even going for a drive in the park, unless it was to show off his new clothes.”
“He had an outfit for every hour of the day”
“Mr. Bird was very happy too. He flew to the top of his house. He sang is song again.”
“Every day at twelve o’clock, Mr. Parker came to the church. Mr. Parker came to pull a rope. The rope went up to the Birds’ new nest. The rope rang the big bell right under Mrs. Bird’s nest.”
″ Mrs. Bird smiled. ‘I used to hate it,’ she said. ‘But a mother bird can change her mind. You see there’s no nest like an old nest for a brand new bird!’ ”
“It was a perfect morning for anyone with new boots. Enough rain had fallen in the night to fill the gutters with muddy streams and to bring worms squirming out of the lawns onto the sidewalks.”
“Grocer Cat bought a new dress for Mommy. She earned it by taking such good care of the house. He also bought a present for his son, Huckle. Huckle was a very good helper today.”
“Stellaluna learned to be like the birds.”
“Then, Grandmarina waved her fan, and the Queen came in most splendidly dressed, and the seventeen young Princes and Princesses, no longer grown out of their clothes, came in newly fitted out from top to toe, with tucks in everything to admit of its being let out.”
“Do you wonder about what the new stuff would actually be like?”
“It made him feel better to think that there was one familiar thing, twinkling above him, amid so much that was new and strange.”
“Peter was by no means perturbed. On the contrary he felt flattered; proud. He realized that the bush boy had never seen anything like him before.”
“The Prince will break himself against a new and awful labor: a place too high to reach, a thing too far to find, a burden too heavy to lift.”
″...before I even got indoors, I heard a waily-waily noise coming from the house, and my godmother-aunt said ‘that is your new sister.’ ”
″‘Now you’ve got a new piece of furniture again,’ he said, grinning, for Snufkin could never understand why people liked to have things. He was quite happy wearing the old suit he had had since he was born and the only possession he didn’t give away was his mouth-organ.”
“Well, it’s high time there were new Folks in the Big House, high time, and I do hope they’re planting Folks, not shiftless like the last ones. Three years now since there’s been a good garden on this place.”
“I followed as sedately as I could after her, but my feet wouldn’t move quietly, they felt they must dance as if they were bewitched by the strangeness of everything.”
“He didn’t remember this street, and what is more, he hadn’t known there were any old houses in new little Radcliff-on-the-sea. ‘But then,’ he told himself sensibly, ‘I don’t know everything!‘”
“He felt an uncertainty in the air, a feeling of change and of loss and of the gain of new and unfamiliar things.”
“They were all enamoured with the idea of progress and believed that whatever was new must be superior to what was old.”

Recommended quote pages

dreamsworldWill Ganseyparentingfashioncommerceshoppingclothesfew understandold clotheslive bywinternatureThe ManThe NarratorunimaginativestrangersjoyGrendelBeowulffearchangessecuritysoft-minded manstatus quolifemarriagehusbandswivespregnancynew beginningpleasantnessIvan Ilych GolovinPraskovya Fedorovna Golovinafurniturelinenscrockerydepressingunexpected eventsescapebeing unpleasantmonths of the yearchangesurprisethinking differentlyhopeMare BarrowAnn WalshpeopleisolationdislikePark SheridanEleanor Douglasbeginninga fresh startloveinformationexcitementexpressionsmeeting peopleDaniel Jae Ho BaeKambili AchikeIfeomagiving updogspetsJohn GroganJennifer GroganplansWade Owen Wattsvideo gamesbeing discontentoldkeyscreationdivinitydiscoveryschoolovershadowrumorsdon't knowHannah BakerClay JensenlearningexperiencesintuitionevolutionprogressinggrowingSamanthafreedomfamilyfathersdarknessbad luckdirtyreformRichard Stricklandconfusiondangerthinking clearlyweathersnowPetersharingLillyplay musicmovinghelpMargaretbeing scaredwatchingfascinationtelephoneCurious GeorgehomewantCorduroydaysboatsislandsducklingsfiximaginingautomobilesproperly dressedBabarmagicmagiciankingssamenesswarmthmeetingrocking chairsMike MulliganMary AnnemightyalphabetConrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dellhelping othersreflectioncreaturesDogMagpieletterendlettersuniquenesszoosreleasestart overGerald McGrewstrangenessfirechristmasfriendspresentshoursclocksFrogToadnewsbeing alivebabybrandspreadMrs Koalathe bushsummergardensteamilksmartto be happypartysugarsilkswalkingcatsfallingskybuildingnicknamesdaddyCassie Louise LightfootrestconsciousnessdreamydeliciousnesssleepTom BrownrottenMr. Foxbraveclimbingto maketoothDoctor De Sotoladderthoughtsgoldtonguesfeeling goodresistto eatdisappointmentairplaneschangingBrian Robesonlookingworkingsolving the caseMiss Viola SwampDetective McSmoggbooksteachersobedienceuglydeskswomanblackdressesclassMiss Nelsonteachingasking questionsNarrator (Tomorrow I'll Be Brave)tryingmakingreadingfactsto solvepuzzlescelebrationsMr. MagnoliabootsworkdaughterssonsembroiderycartOx-Cart Mancandleto carvebeliefscheesesmodernizing beliefsHawtailsinvisibleshoutingvisiblebreathingHushGrandma Possmoving onnew opportunitiesmeditationlivingmoneysoldierstheaterbeautifulto drivenot caringshow offyears agothe emperorflyingsongssinginghousesnestMr. Birdbellsevery daythe ChurchropesMrs. BirdMr. Parkersmilingmothersto hatean eggrainmorningsmudperfectwormsRamona Quimbythe streamsidewalkguttergoodMommyGrocer CathelperanimalsprincessprinceswavesfansThe QueensplendidlyGood Fairy Grandmarinaleavingwonderingworrynew placesstarsnew yorkfamiliarityabovefeel betterstrangeChesterproudflatteryPeter (Walkabout)the bush boyhard labortoo farto breakthe DukePrince Zorntoo hightoo heavynoisesDorothySisterindoorsAuntgiving awayhaving thingssuitsMoomintrollSnufkinto plantMollie"the Big House"dancingcalmquietfeetPenelope Taberner Cameronnot rememberingPeter Grantnot knowing everythingfeelingsunfamiliarityuncertaintyJody TiflinprogresssuperiorLaurence Arne-Saylesin love with
View All Quotes