Number the Stars Quotes.

1. "Ellen had said that her mother was afraid of the ocean, that it was too cold and too big. The sky was, too, thought Annemarie. The whole world was: too cold, too big. And too cruel."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

2. "She fell asleep, and it was a sleep as thin as the night clouds, dotted with dreams that came and went like the stars."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

3. "Mama was crying, and the rain made it seem as if the whole world was crying."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

4. "The whole world had changed. Only the fairy tales remained the same. "And they lived happily ever after,"
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

5. "And they are beginning to realize that the world they live in is a place where the right thing is often hard, sometimes dangerous, and frequently unpopular."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

6. "it is much easier to be brave if you do not know everything"
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

7. "The whole world had changed. Only the fairy tales remained the same."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

8. "...and I want you all to remember-that you must not dream yourselves back to the times before the war, but the dream for you all, young and old, must be to create an ideal of human decency, and not a narrow-minded and prejudiced one. That is the great gift our country hungers for, something every little peasant boy can look forward to, and with pleasure feel he is a part of-something he can work and fight for." Surely that gift-the gift of a world of human decency-is the one that all countries hunger for still. I hope that this story of Denmark, and its people, will remind us all that such a world is possible."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

9. "It was harder for the ones who were waiting, Annemarie knew. Less danger, perhaps, but more fear."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

10. "...and I want you all to remember- that you must not dream yourselves back to the times before the war, but the dream for you all, young and old, must be to create an ideal of human decency, and not a narrow-minded and prejudiced one."
- Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

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