Harriet the Spy Quotes.

1. "Don't mess with anybody on a Monday. It's a bad, bad day."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

2. "[Harriet] hated math. She hated math with every bone in her body. She spent so much time hating it that she never had time to do it."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

3. "Sometimes you have to lie. But to yourself you must always tell the truth."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

4. "People who love work, love life."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

5. "YOU CAN'T BE TOO OLD TO SPY EXCEPT IF YOU WERE FIFTY YOU MIGHT FALL OFF A FIRE ESCAPE, BUT YOU COULD SPY AROUND ON THE GROUND A LOT."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

6. "WHEN SOMEBODY GOES AWAY THERE'S THINGS YOU WANT TO TELL THEM. WHEN SOMEBODY DIES MAYBE THAT'S THE WORST THING. YOU WANT TO TELL THEM THINGS THAT HAPPEN AFTER."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

7. "Little lies that make people feel better are not bad, like thanking someone for a meal they made even if you hated it, or telling a sick person they look better when they don't, or someone with a hideous new hat that it's lovely. But to yourself you must tell the truth"
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

8. "Life is a struggle and a good spy goes in there and fights."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

9. "I WONDER IF WHEN YOU DREAM ABOUT SOMEBODY THEY DREAM ABOUT YOU."
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

10. "Ole Golly: The time has come, the walrus said... Harriet M. Welsch: To talk of many things... Ole Golly: Of shoes and ships and ceiling wax... Harriet M. Welsch: Of cabbages and kings... Ole Golly: And why the sea is boiling hot... Harriet M. Welsch: And whether pigs have wings!"
- Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

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