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upbringing Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about upbringing
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“You know death was always around Suffolk, always around. It was always so hot, and everyone was so polite, and everything was all surface but underneath it was like a bomb waiting to go off.”
James McBride
author
The Color of Water
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death
manners
childhood
southerners
upbringing
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“I hope and pray that all you parents in the sound of my voice will train up your children in the way they should go.”
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“If you didn’t grow up like I did then you don’t know, and if you don’t know it’s probably better you don’t judge.”
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“You don’t know what it’s like to grow up with a mother who never said a positive thing in her life . . . For a long time I let her say what she wanted about me, and what was worse, for a long time I believed her.”
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Gemma and Raven are amazing characters, fully fleshed out and lovable. I liked how Gemma grew and learned that only because someone comes from a certain family, it doesn’t mean that he is less worthy or not a good friend.
Gemma
Raven
characters
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″ ‘Don’t you worry,’ said Mrs. Mallard. ‘I know all about bringing up children.’ And she did.”
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″‘You’re a liar, sir,’ thought Ailsa. But nice, polite girls never say that kind of thing aloud. It is not in their upbringing.”
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“To signify class, good taste, the kind of breeding that cannot be bought.”

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