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The Sneetches and Other Stories Quotes

19 of the best book quotes from The Sneetches and Other Stories
  1. #1
    “Then they yelled at the ones that had stars at the start. We’re exactly like you! You can’t tell us apart. We’re all just the same, now, you snooty old smarties! And now we can go to your frankfurter parties.”
  2. #2
    “Never budge! That’s my rule. Never budge in the least! Not an inch to the west! Not an inch to the east! I’ll stay here, not budging! I can and I will if it makes you and me and the whole world stand still!”
  3. #3
    “We know who is who! Now there isn’t a doubt. The very best Sneetches are Sneetches without.”
  4. #4
    ″‘Good grief!’ yelled the ones that had stars at the first. ‘We’re still the best Sneetches and they are the worst. But, now, how in the world will we know,’ they all frowned, if which kind is what, or the other way round?‘”
  5. #5
    “That day, all the Sneetches forgot about stars, and whether they had one, or not, upon thars.”
  6. #6
    “The day they decided that Sneetches were Sneetches. And no kind of Sneetch is the best on the beaches.”
  7. #7
    “Then, when every last cent of their money was spent, the Fix-it-Up Chappie packed up and he went.”
  8. #8
    “Whether this one was that one...or that one was this one or which one was what one...or what one was who.”
  9. #9
    “Off again! On again! In again! Out again!”
  1. #10
    “I never take a step to one side.”
  2. #11
    “Things are not quite as bad as you think.”
  3. #12
    “I’ll make you, again, the best Sneetches on beaches and all it will cost you is ten dollars eaches.”
  4. #13
    “I’ve come here to help you. I have what you need. And my prices are low. And I work at great speed. And my work is one hundred per cent guaranteed.”
  5. #14
    “But, because they had stars, all the Star-Belly Sneetches Would brag, “We’re the best kind of Sneetch on the beaches.”
  6. #15
    “And it klonked. And it bonked. And it jerked. And it berked And it bopped them about. But the thing really worked!”
  7. #16
    ″‘Just pay me your money, then hop right aboard!’ So they clambered inside. Then the big machine roared.”
  8. #17
    “Then, of course, those with stars all got frightfully mad. To be wearing a star now was frightfully bad.”
  9. #18
    “And that handy machine working very precisely removed all the stars from their tummies quite nicely.”
  10. #19
    “Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars. The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars.”
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