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Where the Sidewalk Ends Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Where the Sidewalk Ends
  1. #1
    EARLY BIRD
    Oh, if you’re a bird, be an early bird
    And catch the worm for your breakfast plate.
    If you’re a bird, be an early early bird--
    But if you’re a worm, sleep late.
  2. #2
    Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child,
    Listen to the DON’TS
    Listen to the SHOULDN’TS
    The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON’TS
    Listen to the NEVER HAVES
    Then listen close to me—
    Anything can happen, child,
    ANYTHING can be.
  3. #3
    This boat that we just built is just fine -
    And don’t try to tell us it’s not
    The sides and the back are divine -
    It’s the bottom I guess we forgot
  4. #4
    It’s amazing the difference
    A bit of sky can make.
  5. #5
    He wasted his wishes on wishing.
  6. #6
    But all the magic I have known
    I’ve had to make myself
  7. #7
    If you are a dreamer, come in,
    If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,
    A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer...
    If you’re a pretender come sit by my fire
    For we have some flax-golden tales to spin.
    Come in!
    Come in!
  8. #8
    So I’m all of love that could make it today.
  1. #9
    She drank from a bottle called DRINK ME And she grew so tall, She ate from a plate called TASTE ME And down she shrank so small. And so she changed, while other folks Never tried nothin’ at all.
  2. #10
    I will not play at tug o’ war.
    I’d rather play at hug o’ war,
    Where everyone hugs
    Instead of tugs,
    Where everyone giggles
    And rolls on the rug,
    Where everyone kisses,
    And everyone grins,
    And everyone cuddles,
    And everyone wins.
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