Paul Hutchens Quotes.

2. "But it was hard for Poetry to stay angry very long. Nearly everything anybody said or did reminded him of a poem."
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 1-6

5. "The Winter Rescue,"
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 1-6

7. "Well, it didn’t feel very good to have half of our mystery spoiled for us. We found out that Barry and Eagle Eye had made it up between them that Eagle Eye was to put on a wig and do what he had done, just to give us an adventure in that Indian cemetery."
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 13-18

8. "that he had to be respectful to his parents, and even if he wasn’t a Christian, he couldn’t make fun of people who went to church. He was also supposed to go to church, even if his parents didn’t go—which lots of parents don’t, and should. As you maybe know, if you’ve read some of the other stories about the Sugar Creek Gang, about half of us were not Christians at first. Little Jim had nearly all the religion there was in the whole gang, but most of us became Christians. Dragonfly was the last one of us to be saved—except for little red-haired Tom Till, whose father wouldn’t believe in God and whose mother had never had a chance in life to be happy, which is maybe one reason Little Tom Till’s big brother, Bob, had turned out to be such a bad boy. It is not easy for a boy to become a Christian unless his father is one too. Most boys do what their dads"
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 7-12

9. "know. That’s the real reason I resigned from teaching. Also, some of you know that we have already finished our missionary training. You will be interested to know that our good friend Mr. Seneth Paddler, whom you boys affectionately call ‘Old Man Paddler,’ has undertaken to support both of us while we are on the mission field. Mrs. Jesperson waited a minute while a lot of us asked questions, and then just as we were getting close to our school again, she said, Some of you have said you don’t like Mr. Black. But I’m sure you will like him just as soon as you get better acquainted with him. Be sure to obey him in everything and be as kind and gentlemanly as possible. I am sure you will have a very happy year together. Remember that he does not know you as I have known you, and at first he may not understand you. Please be loyal to the principles of the Sugar Creek School, which have been yours for years. I think it was very generous and thoughtful of Mr. Black to let us have this time together."
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 7-12

10. "downstairs with his camera, coming in a big"
- Paul Hutchens, Sugar Creek Gang Set Books 7-12