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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Marjane Satrapi

Top 10 Best Quotes

“In life you'll meet a lot of jerks. If they hurt you, tell yourself that it's because they're stupid. That will help keep you from reacting to their cruelty. Because there is nothing worse than bitterness and vengeance... Always keep your dignity and be true to yourself.”

“One can forgive but one should never forget.”

“Nothing's worse than saying goodbye. It's a little like dying.”

“I want to be justice, love and the wrath of God all in one.”

“I had learned that you should always shout louder than your aggressor.”

“Once again, I arrived at my usual conclusion: one must educate oneself.”

“I realized then that I didn't understand anything. I read all the books I could.”

“Listen. I don't like to preach, but here's some advice. You'll meet a lot of jerks in life. If they hurt you, remember it's because they're stupid. Don't react to their cruelty. There's nothing worse than bitterness and revenge. Keep your dignity and be true to yourself.”

“We found ourselves veiled and separated from our friends.”

“To each his own way of calming down.”

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Book Keywords:

memoir, revolution, humor, life, young_adult, inspirational

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