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sameness Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about sameness
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″... the Pretty Committee was a global institution that made sure pretties were all more or less the same. It would ruin the whole point of the operation if the people from one city wound up prettier than everyone else.”
Scott Westerfeld
author
Uglies
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Tally Youngblood
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prettiness
uniformity
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“So what if people look more alike now? It’s the only way to make people equal.”
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“The particularity of our problems can be made bearable only through the recognition of our universal humanity. We suffer uniquely, but we survive the same way.”
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“The being who stood to gain and the being who has been sacrificed are one and the same.”
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“The particularity of our problems can be made bearable only through the recognition of our universal humanity. We suffer uniquely, but we survive the same way.”
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“‘It’s our nature. We destroy. It’s the constant of our kind. No matter the color of blood, man will always fall.‘”
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“It’s not up to you to help other people fit you into a box.”
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“Sometimes I think I have felt everything I’m ever gonna feel. And from here on out, I’m not gonna feel anything new. Just lesser versions of what I’ve already felt.”
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“Dee Dee knew that what happened to one happened to most of us. Our lives were not so different – even though we liked to think so.”
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“You might just as well say,” added the March Hare, “that ‘I like what I get’ is the same thing as ‘I get what I like’!” “You might just as well say, ” added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, “that ‘I breathe when I sleep’ is the same thing as ‘I sleep when I breathe’!”
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“Every year the same four things! I’m mighty tired of those old things! I want something NEW to come down!”
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“Scrambled eggs always taste always the same. And that’s because ever since goodness knows when, they’ve always been made from the eggs of a hen. Just a plain common hen! What a dumb thing to use with all the other fine eggs you could choose!
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“Bartholomew quickly snatched off the hat. He stared at it in astonishment. It was exactly the same as his own hat the same size, the same color. It had exactly the same feather.”
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“When Elmer rejoined the other elephants, they were all standing quietly. None of them noticed Elmer as he worked his way to the middle of the herd.”
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“When he had finished, Elmer looked like any other elephant.”
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“A reason that had to do with the sameness of each and every week. She was bored with simply being straight-A’s Claudia Kinkaid. She was tired of arguing about whose turn it was to choose the Sunday night seven-thirty television show, of injustice, and of the monotony of everything.”

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