Jeannette Walls Quotes

Jeannette Walls Quotes: Mom also hinted a couple of times that it was good I was going to college, since with one failed marriage behind me, I 'd have trouble landing a good husband and would need something to fall back on.
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Jeannette Walls Quote: Whenever I'm reading a book I enjoy, I always develop a mental list of the people I want to share it with.
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Quotes about Jeannette Walls: I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes.
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Quote about Jeannette Walls: As I sat down, though, I realized that you can get used to certain luxuries that you start to think they're necessities, but when you have to forgo them, you come to see that you don't need them after all. There was a big difference between needing things and wanting things--though a lot of people had trouble telling the two apart--and at the ranch, I could see, we have pretty much everything we'd need but precious little else.
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Jeannette Walls Sayings: Life's too short to care about what other people think. Besides, they should accept us for who we are
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Jeannette Walls Saying: I wondered if the fire had been out to get me. I wondered if all fire was related, like Dad said all humans were related, if the fire that had burned me that day while I cooked hot dogs was somehow connected o the fire I had flushed down the toilet and the fire burning at the hotel. I didn't have the answers to those questions, but what I did know was that I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes.
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Sayings about Jeannette Walls: One time I saw a tiny Joshua tree sapling growing not too far from the old tree. I wanted to dig it up and replant it near our house. I told Mom that I would protect it from the wind and water it every day so that it could grow nice and tall and straight. Mom frowned at me.
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Saying about Jeannette Walls: Too much hard luck can create a permanent meanness of spirit in any creature.
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Jeannette Walls Quotes: I hate Erma,
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Jeannette Walls Quote: When I asked my mother, 'how do I tell people about you' her answer was 'tell the truth'. But of course, the truth is never simple.
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Quotes about Jeannette Walls: But no matter how much planning you do, one tiny miscalculation, one moment of distraction, can end it all in an instant.
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Quote about Jeannette Walls: You'll never make a fortune working for the boss man.
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Jeannette Walls Sayings: Books are my very favorite gift to give. If you give a book to someone and they really respond to it, you feel you've actually changed their life in some way.
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Jeannette Walls Saying: Those shining stars, he liked to point out, were one of the special treats for people like us who lived out in the wilderness. Rich city folks, he'd say, lived in fancy apartments, but their air was so polluted they couldn't even see the stars. We'd have to be out of our minds to want to trade places with any of them.
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Sayings about Jeannette Walls: My older sister achieved her dream of being an artist. She's an illustrator living in Manhattan.
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Saying about Jeannette Walls: People are like animals. Some are happiest penned in, some need to roam free. You go to recognize what's in her nature and accept it.
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