Jeanne DuPrau Quotes About Self

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"I try to remind myself that we are never promised anything, and that what control we can exert is not over the events that befall us but how we address ourselves to them." ~ Jeanne DuPrau
"Lina couldn't sleep at first, thinking of the old songs and what they meant. Someone, long ago, had hoped that at least a few people would survive and had wanted them to remember her city and the treasure it held, the treasure that was most valuable of all - herself, her family, and all of the generations of people who had lived in that secret place, their purpose, though they didn't know it, to make sure that human beings did not vanish from the world, no matter what happened above." ~ Jeanne DuPrau
"Poppy was now almost well. She still slept more than usual, but when she wasn't sleeping she tromped around the doctor's house pulling spoons off the table and spilling cups of water and crumpling pages of books. That is, she was almost her old self." ~ Jeanne DuPrau
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For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language and definition, and while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us."
Author: Audre Lorde

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