staying Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about staying
″‘No chance at all,’ snapped Mrs. Fox. ‘I refuse to let you go up there and face those guns. I’d sooner you stay down here and die in peace.‘”
“Nothing, thought Bruno, not even the insects, would ever choose to stay at Out-With.”
“Those who leave have a reason that is more powerful than the one to stay.”
“I still fly a lot in my dreams, she told us, but I try to stay close to the ground. At my age, a fall can be pretty serious.”
“For perseverance is not resignation, putting up with things the way they are, staying in the same old rut year after year, or being a doormat for people to wipe their feet on.”
“I don’t want to stay in the bad place, where no one believes in silver linings or love or happy endings.”
“You’re brilliant,“he says.“But you’re a fool to stay with someone like me.” I close my eyes at the touch of his hand.“Then we are both fools.”
“After a while I came to an accommodation with this and stayed alive, a pathetic denizen of a half-world that was as much of my own making as it had been of Borden’s, or so I came to believe. I went through the winter in this miserable state, a failure even at self-destruction.”
“Even when no thunder sounds And no rain falls, if you but ask me Then I will stay beside you.”
″ A mole, tired from tunneling along, discovered the mitten and burrowed inside. It was cozy and warm and just the right size, so he decided to stay.”
″ ‘Shucks’, said the bunny, ‘I might just as well stay where I am and be your little bunny.’ ”
″‘You love Star more than you love me,’ I said. ‘I love you both,’ said Marigold. She hesitated. ‘But Star is Micky’s child.’ ‘Yes, and she’s with him now,’ I said, ‘She’s gone to him. I’ve stayed with you. Why can’t you love me best?‘”
“I’m not staying here,” wailed the Duck. ” You never let me help with anything.” And he packed up a wheelbarrow, put on his his hat, and waddled away. “You’ll be back,” stormed the Cat, “after we’ve cleaned up” And the Squirrel shook his spoon in the air. But the Duck didn’t come back. Not for breakfast. Not even for lunch. “I’ll find him”, scoffed the Cat. “He’ll be hiding outside.”
″‘Hey,’ said the lion, ‘I’m the king. But I’d be proud to stay and sing.‘”
““Stay awhile with us,′ begged Dovey the next day, ‘for you’re one of the family, Abby, true!’ ‘No,’ said Abigail. ‘I have to go home; you know that.‘”
I knew that once I left [Topthorn] I would be alone in the world again, that I would no longer have his strength and support beside me. So I stayed with him and waited.
“Hallo, Donovan; my name’s Mrs. Chapman. You’re coming to stay with me for a little while, until your mother comes back from Jamaica. Everything is going to be all right.”
“She did not speak to these men of those times. She also did not tell them that her father had been in prison, arrested by the Taliban for being educated in England. ‘You can stay here with us in this village,’ one of the men said. ‘You can make your home here.’ ‘I have to find my family’.”
“Mr. and Mrs. Bird worked very hard. It took them the rest of the morning to finish their nest. ‘This nest is really the best!’ said Mrs. Bird. ‘I want to stay here forever.’ ”
“I can only stay a week. I’ve arranged it all beautifully, and I shall live here in this loft; Father never dreams of coming here, so it will be quite safe, and you can all bring me food.”
“No one wanted to live in her or take care of her anymore. She couldn’t be sold for gold or silver, so she just stayed there and watched.”
“I go to all the weddings in the White and Gold room and I usually stay for the reception”
“I won’t eat, I won’t answer anyone. I’ll just stay here.”
“Oh, master, I don’t want to leave you! I’m a quiet little horse, I don’t want to be sold. I want to stay with you for ever and ever.”

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