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staying put Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about staying put
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“The long, thin Bean walked away. The tiny Bunce trotted after him. The fat Boggis stayed where he was with his gun pointing at the fox-hole.”
Roald Dahl
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Fantastic Mr. Fox
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Farmer Boggis
Farmer Bunce
Farmer Bean
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walking
farmers
guns
fox-hole
trotting
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“I take a good long look at her. I know life well enough to know you can’t count on things staying around or standing still, no matter how much you want them to.”
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″ That most important word: tomorrow. ”
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“But why? Why move? We’ve got a better place to live right now. We’ve got all the food we want. We’ve got electricity, and lights, and running water. I can’t understand why everybody talks about changing things.”
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“The reason Mr. Popper was so absent-minded was that he was always dreaming about far-away countries. He had never been out of Stillwater.”
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“I’m a bit like stone, content to stay where it is put. Whatever was in Tin and made him such a gypsy, that thing has never been in me.”

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