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terrible Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about terrible
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“Shame is a terrible thing. Necessary, but terrible.”
James Frey
author
A Million Little Pieces
book
Miles
character
shame
self-motivation
terrible
concepts
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“Ivan Ilych’s life had been most simple and most ordinary and therefore most terrible.”
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“What a terrible thing to be a great lord, yet a wicked man.”
Lord
character
life
wickedness
man
terrible
concepts
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“There aren’t terrible ideas. Just ideas done terribly.”
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“‘Is it terrible here? Do they hurt you?’ ‘Not as much as I hurt them.‘”
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“It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. My mom says some days are like that. Even in Australia. “
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“At singing time she said I sang too loud. At counting time she said I left out sixteen. Who needs sixteen? I could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.”
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“High up in the mountains were terrible ledges Where the track ran along only feet from the edges. The view was breathtaking but after one look, It was so upsetting she shivered and shook.”
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“I went to sleep with gum in my mouth and now there’s gum in my hair and when I got out of bed this morning I tripped on the skateboard and by mistake I dropped my sweater in the sink while the water was running and I could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.”
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“Maybe something terrible happened to Miss Nelson! ‘Maybe she was gobbled up by a shark!’ said one of the kids. But that didn’t seem likely.”
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“But then a sudden terrible silence like suffocation came, blotting out all sound of the storm. In the moment of its last desperate chance, breaking across the barrier that had been holding it at bay, the Dark came for Will. Shutting out the sky and the earth, the deadly spinning pillar came at him, dreadful in its furious whirling energy and utter quiet. There was no time for fear. Will stood alone. ”
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″‘That’s going to cost the lives of yet more thousands of ordinary civilians,’ said Mrs. Van Beusekom, with a sigh... ‘It’s their own fault,’ said the mayor. ‘They were the first to drop bombs on cities- Warsaw and Rotterdam. What goes around comes around.’ ‘No. It’s absolutely nothing to do with that little girl in Bremen who just got a piece of shrapnel in her leg,’ said Mrs. Van Beusekom. ‘War is a terrible thing.‘”
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″‘Why were you so late?’ Sara asked Willie. ‘I was watching the wild horse from Sable Island unloading. It’s a terrible thing to make wild horses go down the pits.‘”
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“Here’s what I can do Chew gum, write, spell, stand on my head for the longest amount of time, stand on my toes, get dizzy and fall down, make a terrible face And here’s the thing of it Most of the time I’m on the telephone”
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“I live down at the end of the hall. Sometimes I take two sticks and skidder them along the walls And when I run down the hall I slomp my feet agains the woodwork which is very good for scuffing and noise Sometimes I slomp my skates if I want to make a really loud and terrible racket.”
Eloise
book
Eloise
character
noises
loud
feet
terrible
hall
sticks
to run
concepts
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“Sometimes I get terribly sick and have to be waited on Sometimes I get so sick my head falls over and is wobbling until it is loose”
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“Very suspicious- tigers too busy chewing gum, Rhinoceros too busy brushing his tusk-must get hold of that invasion. Don’t like it one bit, not one bit! It’s upsetting everybody terribly-wonder what it’s doing here, anyway.”

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