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Christopher Paul Curtis Quotes

I try to make the writing as regular and regimented as possible. I usually get up at around 5 a.m. and read what I wrote the day before. Some of the time, after I read, I think the writings very good and some of the time I feel embarrassed by what Ive written. You have to learn not to pay too much attention to these feelings.
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There comes a time when you're losing a fight that it just doesn't make sense to keep on fighting. It's not that you're being a quitter, it's just that you've got the sense to know when enough is enough.

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Wow. Who would want a fish for a pet when they could have a turtle?!

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There's a thin, blurry line between humor and tragedy.

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Having someone who likes you so much that they think everything you say is the truth has got to be a liar's paradise

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Byron had just turned thirteen so he was officially a teenage juvenile delinquent and

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I might've said something welcoming to the boy, but I'd learnt from it happening to me personal that if you wet your pants in front of a bunch of strangers, you don't really want no one talking to you. You don't want no one asking why you're walking stiff legged or doing nothing that will draw attention to yourself. My keeping quiet waren't from being ignorant and unwlecoming, it was done so's not to shame him. 'Sides, after he got done walking all the way to the Settlement with that pee chaffing 'round his pants rubbing him raw, he waren't gonna want to talk atall!

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Cereal and went out into the

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Ten-year-old Bud is a motherless boy on the run, and his momma never told him who his father was. But she left a clue: posters of Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!! Bud's got an idea that those posters will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road and find this mystery man, nothing can stop him-not hunger, not cops, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself.

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Writing has always been a sanctuary or a refuge for me, any time I'm stressed or anxious or worried I find that a couple of hours expressing myself by writing always seems to have a calming effect on me.

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The big steel wheels creaked a couple times, then started moving.

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