The 20 Best Rudolfo Anaya Quotes
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Rudolfo Anaya Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Rudolfo Anaya
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“You are innocent until you understand.”
Rudolfo Anaya
author
Bless Me Ultima
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innocence
understanding
gaining knowledge
growing up
concepts
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“Ultima’s spirit bathed me with its strong resolution.”
Antonio Marez
Ultima
characters
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“The day dawned, and already the time of youth was fleeing the house which the three giants of my dreams had built. ”
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“It will only end when blood is spilled”
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“I must go. He was my brother!”
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“I saw the old woman who had delivered me from my mother’s womb. I knew she held the secret of my destiny.”
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“He drew near and saw that it was no natural fire he witnessed, but rather the dance of the witches.”
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“Ay, every generation, every man is a part of his past.”
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“They understood that I had to be away from the places that held the memories of my friend.”
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“In that one there is hope,” I heard my uncle Juan say to mother. I knew he talked about me. ”
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“Ultima says a man’s destiny must unfold itself like a flower.”
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“Understanding comes with life.”
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“It was the Lunas who carried the charter from the Mexican government to settle the valley. That took courage.”
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“I was so startled and frightened that I jumped like a wounded rabbit, but he made no move to catch me.”
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“It was true, I thought, it is the Márez blood in us that touches us with this urge to wander. Like the restless, seeking sea.”
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“Time stood still, and it shared with me all that had been, and all that was to come.”
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“For the first time, I would be away from the protection of my mother.”
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“Your evil bird blinded me!” he cried. “For that I curse you! I will see you dead! And you, Narciso, I swear to kill you!”
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“For what you have said to shame my daughters and my good name in front of those men, I will see you dead!”
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“I do not want you to waste your life in dreams, like your father.”

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