Dead End in Norvelt Quotes.

1. "...who proved that you don't have to do what your parents want, or what your boyfriend wants, for you to be happy. You just have to be yourself, for there is no love greater than self love"
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

2. "Don't ever go to war. Even if you win, the battle is never over inside you."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

3. "Don't ever forget your history," she sang, "or any wicked soul can lie to you and get away with it."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

4. "...but every living soul is a book of their own history, which sits on the ever-growing shelf in the library of human memories."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

5. "...we have to save the history we have. You never know what small bit of it might change your life--or change the whole world."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

6. "I want you to take a sleeve of Thin Mints and line them up on the edge of the kitchen counter and when I'm hungry I can just bend over and sweep a cookie into my mouth like I'm scoring a goal in hockey."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

7. "I could see everything she said as if it were a wall painting inside the cave of my own skull."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

8. "Not romantic," she disagreed. "To me it would be romantic if Antony properly fell on his sword and kicked the bucket and Cleopatra escaped and lived a lovely life sailing along the Nile without him and his big ideas ruining her kingdom."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

9. "You want to know a secret? I asked. Sure, she said halfheartedly. I love to sniff the insides of books, I said in a whisper. Because each book has its own special perfume."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

10. "School was finally out and I was standing on a picnic table in our backyard getting ready for a great summer vacation when my mother walked up to me and ruined it."
- Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

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