Jerry Spinelli Quotes.

1. "I’m not my name. My name is something I wear, like a shirt. It gets worn. I outgrow it, I change it."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

2. "Friendship isn't always sunnyside up."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

3. "Be very, very careful not to let the facts get mixed up with the truth."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

4. "Tell me I didn't imagine it, Leo. Tell me that even though our bodies were in seperate states, our star selves shared an enchanted place. Tell me that right around noon today (eastern time) you had the strangest sensation: a tiny chill on your shoulder...a flutter in the heart...a shadow of strawberry-banana crossing your tongue...tell me you whispered my name."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

5. "In that moonlit hour, I acquired a sense of the otherness of things. I liked the feeling the moonlight gave me, as if it wasn't the opposite of day, but its underside, its private side, when the fabulous purred on my snow-white sheet like some dark cat come in from the desert."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

6. "As we approached each other, the noise and the students around us melted away and we were utterly alone, passing, smiling, holding each other's eyes, floors and walls gone, two people in a universe of space and stars."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

7. "And each night in bed I thought of her as the moon came through my window. I could have lowered my shade to make it darker and easier to sleep, but I never did. In that moonlit hour, I acquired a sense of the otherness of things. I liked the feeling the moonlight gave me, as if it wasn't the opposite of day, but its underside, its private side, when the fabulous purred on my snow-white sheet like some dark cat come in from the desert."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

8. "Everybody has an angel hiding inside. When you die, your angel comes out. You can die, but not your angel. Your angel never dies."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

9. "This was the ghetto: where children grow down instead of up."
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

10. "And so I'm me again, Leo. Thanks to the example of a five-year-old. I'm hoping you wouldn't want it any other way. Not that you weren't flattered, right? I mean, to have a girl two thousand miles away going to pieces over you, weeping at the mere memory of you, losing her appetite, losing herself and self-respect - well, that's trophy enough for any guy's ego, huh?"
- Quote by Jerry Spinelli

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