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safe spaces Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about safe spaces
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“We went around to the kitchen door, and of course it wasn’t locked; the only person who locked doors around there was Mrs. Helm—the family never did.”
Truman Capote
author
In Cold Blood
book
security
safe spaces
townspeople
concepts
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“For I, too, had a hiding place when things were bad. Jesus was this place, the Rock cleft for me.”
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“What we have now makes me happy. And I can live in that happy, and feel safe there, knowing that even if things change, I’ll always have had this.”
Tyler
character
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“We can’t be brave in the big world without at least one small safe space to work through our fears and falls.”
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“This is their home. I have tried to make it as fine a place as I could. But the plain fact is they cannot leave, and I’d appreciate it if you didn’t make them want to.”
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“Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch of the ranged empire fall; here is my space. ”
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“Something had to be done, so people like myself created places where young peculiars could live apart from common folk—physically and temporally isolated enclaves like this one, of which I am enormously proud.”
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“In one sense, we were huddled in there, bonded togethher in seeking security and warmth and comfort from each other, and we didn’t know it. All of us—who might have probed space, or cured cancer, or built industries—were, instead, black victims of the white man’s American social system.”
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“Shallow water feels so much safer. We can both see and touch the bottom. But this apparent security also imposes limitations. Just as in Simon Peter’s case, we have to learn that the deeper water holds the fish!”
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″‘Where is my necklace?’ she asked. ‘What did you do with it?’ ‘I hid it in a safe place,’ Annemarie told her. ‘A very secret place where no one will ever find it. And I will keep it there for you until it is safe for you to wear it again.’
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“That night I showed my mother and father our new poster. They thought it was great. Especially our silver-sparkle airplane. My mother put the poster on top of the refrigerator so it would be safe until the next day, when I would take it to school.”
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“Up until a couple months ago, Alex had been happy. He had never felt any great curiosity to explore beyond the safe boundaries of his own existence;”
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“A very long time ago, he had seen his good friend Old Bear being packed away in a box. Then he was taken up a ladder, through a trap door, and into the attic. The children were being too rough with him and he needed somewhere safe to go for a while.”

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