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12 of the best book quotes about to want
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“Still, there was one thing that the older sister could never be, and sometimes that was what she wanted most of all.”
Siv Widerberg
author
The Big Sister
book
sisterhood
to want
being the older
the older sister
concepts
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“Grandma is surprised when she sees the bag. ‘Sweetheart, what is this?’ ‘Potatoes? No wonder it was heavy. But sweetie, you were supposed to buy beans. A bag of beans. ‘Beans! That’s what I said. I said I wanted beans, but she gave me potatoes anyway.’ ‘She gave you potatoes even though you asked for beans? What kind of person is she!”
Molly
Grandma
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“With Albert riding me, there was no hanging on the reins, no jerking on the bit in my mouth; a gentle squeeze with the knees and a touch with his heels was enough to tell me what he wanted of me. I think he could have ridden even without that, so well did we come to understand each other.”
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“Because I don’t want you coming against your will. That wouldn’t be fair. I really want you to come, but if you said, Josie, I don’t want to, then I’d say to Mom, okay, we can’t have her, no way.”
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“He’s my relation, and of course you have to like your relations; and besides, he’s been very kind to me. When a person does so many things for you, and wants you to have everything you wish for, of course you’d like him if he wasn’t your relation; but when he’s your relation and does that, why, you’re very fond of him.”
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“And there’s not one reason why I can’t leave for Lexington too, except you don’t want me.”
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“It was a little girl I’ve always wanted, Ken.”
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″‘I am come to tell you that the King’s Daughter wants the Moon.’ ‘She must want, then,’ said the Night. ‘I can’t spare the Moon.‘”
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“Captain Tinker wanted me to go to school. He’ll be very disappointed in me if I run away. I ought to go back. I will go back...”
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″‘I want to go to art school and learn commercial art, but Dad wants me to be a barrister.’ ‘That’s like me,’ put in Jeremy. ‘I want to study music, but I’ve got to go into father’s office.‘”
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“A longing caressed him, and it was so sharp that he wanted to cry to get it out of his breast. He lay down in the green grass near the round tub at the brush line. He covered his eyes with his crossed arms and lay there a long time, and he was full of a nameless sorrow.”
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″...suddenly I wanted, more than I wanted puppies even, to hear someone say, ‘Oh, Jean’s all right. She can ride anything.‘”

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