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Dawn of Wonder

Jonathan Renshaw

Top 10 Best Quotes

“People who seek answers are often not looking for truth.”

“Understanding a society means understanding the whole society, not just the part that dresses well.”

“First, the wind would rumble in the distance like an approaching river, then he would see grass bend, pressed by a great invisible hand. The dull rumble would rise in pitch to a swishing, lashing exultation, causing stalks to lie flat against the ground while the tougher branches of shrubs held themselves up and shrieked their defiance in the gusts. Then the first drops, cold and heavy, would plummet from the sky and burst on the ground.”

“There is most certainly a good time to run, just as there is a bad time. When the nation has more to gain by your getting away and living than by your standing proud and dying, then you run.”

“The irony of war,” he said. “It has always been this way. We are taught to think that the battle lines separate the good from the bad, but the truth, as you are beginning to understand, is less comfortable.”

“bad for me. I thought I’d made a huge mistake at the time, but I don’t anymore. I would rather be the person who steps in front of a whole gang to defend someone and gets beaten up for it than the person who watches from a safe hiding. There were times I hid, and I think the shame hurts more than the bruises would have.”

“And Aedan discovered that it only takes a single friend to put loneliness to flight. He would be able to face the next day. They both would.”

“what use am I to anyone like this?” “Use is a poor word, a small word. You are of great worth to many just as you are.”

“Prejudice creates blindness; it is too busy hating to think. No matter how justified it might feel, prejudice will shackle you.” “But”

“Perhaps,” he said. He wondered if she knew how much hope stood behind the word.”

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