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Sam Quotes

15 of the best book quotes from Sam
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“Patrick and Sam didn’t just throw around inside jokes and make me struggle to keep up. Not at all. They asked me questions.”
Stephen Chbosky
author
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Patrick
Sam
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“Sam sat down and started laughing. Patrick started laughing. I started laughing. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.”
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“I love Sam. It’s not a movie kind of love either. I just look at her sometimes, and I think she is the prettiest and nicest person in the world.”
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“I am really in love with Sam, and it hurts very much.”
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“Sam and Patrick looked at me. And I looked at them. And I think they knew. Not anything specific really. They just knew. And I think that’s all you can ever ask from a friend.”
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“You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love.”
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“If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too.”
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“Leonardo snuck up on the poor, unsuspecting boy.”
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“It was a warm day so the back door stood wide open. Sam’s balloon snuggled up against the ceiling. It was bobbing and bumping in the breeze.”
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“After breakfast, Sam and Dad, went upstairs to wash their hands. Then from the bathroom window Dad caught sight of a glint of silver and red. ‘Look!! There goes your balloon,’ he said. ‘It must have blown out of the back door!”
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“And then, when it was so high it looked like a tiny red berry in the sky, the wind grabbed it. ‘I want my balloon,’ Sam cried. ‘No’, said the wind. ‘It’s mine! All mine!’ And off rushed the balloon, in a hurry now, south towards the mountains.”
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‘And on that island,’ said Sam, ‘my grandad Abdulla lives looking after his goats and tending his date trees.’ ‘That’s right,’ said Dad. ‘Perhaps,’ said Sam, ‘my balloon is going to visit Grandad Abdulla.’ ”
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“high over the hot yellow sand of the desert where scorpions, and spitting spiders, and sidewinder snakes hide fro the heat.′ ‘And sandgrouse will pick at it,’ said Sam, ‘and falcons will fall on it, and hawks will fly after it, and vultures with their big hooky beaks and their sharp talons will tear at it, but the dry desert wind will help it to dodge and weave and nothing will harm it.”
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‘Yes,’ said Sam, ‘and it will see Grandad Abdulla sitting in the shade of his mango tree. And down, down, down it will glide, landing in the yard like a seagull settling on the sea.”
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“Sam, in 1798, is an eleven year old convict, sent to Australia from England for stealing a jacket because he was cold. He works for Mr. Owen, who sometimes beats him.”

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