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Pinocchio Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Pinocchio
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“To-morrow I cease to be a puppet, and I become a boy like you and all the other boys.”
Carlo Collodi
author
Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet
book
Pinocchio
Candlewick
characters
becoming real
boys
puppets
concepts
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″‘Tell me, Cricket, who you may be?’ ‘I am the Talking-Cricket, and I have lived in this room a hundred years and more.’ ‘Now, however, this room is mine,’ said the puppet, ‘and if you would do me a pleasure go away at once, without even turning around.’ ‘I will not go,’ answered the Cricket, ‘until I have told you a great truth.‘”
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“Would it be possible to find a more ungrateful boy, or one with less heart than I have!”
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“He then proceeded to carve the nose; but no sooner had he made it than it began to grow. And it grew, and grew, and grew until in a few minutes it had become an immense nose that seemed it would never end.”
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″‘I look quite like a gentleman!’ ‘Yes, indeed,’ answered Geppetto, ‘for bear in mind that it is not fine clothes that make the gentleman, but rather clean clothes.‘”
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“No sooner had the puppet discovered that he had feet than he jumped down from the table on which he was lying, and began to spring and to cut a thousand capers about the room, as if he had gone mad with delight. ‘To reward you for what you have done for me,’ said Pinocchio to his father, ‘I will go to school at once.‘”
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″‘Why should I make you new feet? To enable you to escape again from home?’ ‘I promise you,’ said the puppet, sobbing, ‘that for the future I will be good.’ ‘All boys,’ replied Geppetto, ‘when they are bent upon obtaining something, say the same thing.’ ‘I promise you that I will go to school, and that I will study and earn a good character.‘”

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