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48 L S Lowry Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: There is something about that moment, when literature becomes accessible, and a door of the There is something about that moment, when literature becomes accessible, and a door of the world opens. — Lois Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world. Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world. — Lois Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: It's not true. I need all of you. We need each other. It's not true. I need all of you. We need each other. — Lois Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: Things seem more when you're little. They seem bigger, and distances seem farther. Things seem more when you're little. They seem bigger, and distances seem farther. — Lois Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: It was the only thing I had to do. I worked to get rid of It was the only thing I had to do. I worked to get rid of the time, even now I work for something to do. Painting is a wonderful way of getting rid of the days. — L. S. Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: He sat in his dwelling alone, watching through the window, seeing children at play, citizens He sat in his dwelling alone, watching through the window, seeing children at play, citizens bicycling home from uneventful days at work, ordinary lives free of anguish because he had been selected, as others before him had, to bear their burden. — Lois Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: Now you see what kind of creatures we are, Hugh. Eating things alive. That's what Now you see what kind of creatures we are, Hugh. Eating things alive. That's what we do. How can you have much respect for mankind, or any belief in the social struggle? — Malcolm Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end. Muzzle a dog and he will bark out of the other end. — Malcolm Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Lisa Roecker: You can't keep doing this," Liam added under his breath, "You've just gotta let it You can't keep doing this," Liam added under his breath, "You've just gotta let it go."
Tears sprang to my eyes, and I wiped them away with backs of my hands.
"I know this isn't easy for you, but Grace wouldn't want you putting yourself at risk for them." He cupped my face in his hands and used his thumbs to wipe away fresh tears before they even had a chance to fall. "You're never going to win this. If you had a chance, they wouldn't bother playing."
"I know." And I did. There was no doubt in my mind that Liam was right. But that didn't make it any easier to give up. — Lisa Roecker
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L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: A bachelor lives like a king and dies like a beggar. A bachelor lives like a king and dies like a beggar. — L. S. Lowry
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L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: The broken pink pillars, in the half-light, might have been waiting to fall down on The broken pink pillars, in the half-light, might have been waiting to fall down on him: the pool, covered with green scum, its steps torn away and hanging by one rotting clamp, to close over his head. The shattered evil-smelling chapel, overgrown with weeds, the crumbling walls, splashed with urine, on which scorpions lurked - wrecked entablature, sad archivolt, slippery stones covered with excreta - this place, where love had once brooded, seemed part of a nightmare. — Malcolm Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: Fear dims when you learn things. Fear dims when you learn things. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: For all for childrenTo whom we entrust the future For all for children
To whom we entrust the future — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: The will of man is unconquerable. Even God cannot conquer it. The will of man is unconquerable. Even God cannot conquer it. — Malcolm Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: It was the helplessness that scared the both of us. It was the helplessness that scared the both of us. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Brigid Lowry: I'm hungry for a juicy life. I lean out my window at night and I I'm hungry for a juicy life. I lean out my window at night and I can taste it out there, just waiting for me. — Brigid Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: And they are beginning to realize that the world they live in is a place 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
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: I tend not to think about audience when I'm writing. Many people who read 'The I tend not to think about audience when I'm writing. Many people who read 'The Giver' now have their own kids who are reading it. Even from the beginning, the book attracted an audience beyond a child audience. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: In the schoolhouse, Mentor, the schoolteacher, gently tutored a mischievous eight-year-old named Gabe, who had In the schoolhouse, Mentor, the schoolteacher, gently tutored a mischievous eight-year-old named Gabe, who had neglected his studies to play and now needed help. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: We live in times that are in many ways ambiguous. Maybe that's why kids want We live in times that are in many ways ambiguous. Maybe that's why kids want precision in what they read - they don't like that moral ambiguity. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: Always in the dream, it seemed as if there were a destination: a somethinghe could Always in the dream, it seemed as if there were a destination: a something
he could not grasp what-that lay beyond the place where the thickness of snow brought the sled to a stop. He was left, upon awakening, with the feeling that he wanted, even somehow needed, to reach the something that waited in the distance. The feeling that it was good. That it was welcoming. That it was significant. But he did not know how to get there. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: My swimming instructor said that I don't have the right boyishness or something." "Buoyancy," Jonas My swimming instructor said that I don't have the right boyishness or something." "Buoyancy," Jonas corrected him. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: they were artists, the three of them. Makers of song, of wood, of threaded patterns. they were artists, the three of them. Makers of song, of wood, of threaded patterns. Because they were artists, they had some value that she could not comprehend. Because of that value, the three of them were here, well fed, well housed, and nurtured. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Mike Lowry: We listened to a lot of Rolling Stones and Beatles records when we were recording. We listened to a lot of Rolling Stones and Beatles records when we were recording. They were really good at not playing loud, but generating really big sounds out of everything. — Mike Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: He seemed much older and very tired, defeated. He seemed much older and very tired, defeated. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: There will always be a place for bunnies to talk in rhyme, but that's not There will always be a place for bunnies to talk in rhyme, but that's not what I do. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: It's just that ... without the memories it's all meaningless. It's just that ... without the memories it's all meaningless. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: But what happened to those things? Snow, and the rest of it?" "Climate Control. Snow But what happened to those things? Snow, and the rest of it?" "Climate Control. Snow made growing food difficult, limited the agricultural periods. And unpredictable weather made transportation almost impossible at times. It wasn't a practical thing, so it became obsolete when we went to Sameness. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: To say nothing of what you lose, lose, lose, are losing, man. You fool, you To say nothing of what you lose, lose, lose, are losing, man. You fool, you stupid fool ... You've even been insulated from the responsibility of genuine suffering ... Even the suffering you do endure is largely unnecessary. Actually spurious. It lacks the very basis you require of it for its tragic nature. You deceive yourself. — Malcolm Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: Then I went home to continue my life, which had changed a little, as lives Then I went home to continue my life, which had changed a little, as lives do every day, inching by microspecks forward toward whatever surprises are coming next. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: It's his gift. You see ahead. He sees beyond. And I . . ." Matty It's his gift. You see ahead. He sees beyond. And I . . ." Matty fell silent. He raised one hideously swollen arm and looked listlessly at the pus that seeped through the fabric of his sleeve. Then he laughed harshly. "I can fix a frog. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: I was fortunate to live for 3 years in another country, and although we lived I was fortunate to live for 3 years in another country, and although we lived in an American compound, still as a young adolescent I did venture into the world of the Japanese with great interest and enjoyment. But many Americans never left that safe and familiar life among their own people. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: CONSPIRACY is a plan to do something subversive. Three guys planning a camping trip . CONSPIRACY is a plan to do something subversive. Three guys planning a camping trip . . . nah, that's just three guys planning a camping trip. But three guys planning to take a camping trip and rob a bank along the way . . . that's a conspiracy. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: But there was nothing left to do but continue But there was nothing left to do but continue — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: But perhaps it was only an echo. But perhaps it was only an echo. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By B.T. Lowry: Yuvali struggled to put one foot in front of the other. The long leaves of Yuvali struggled to put one foot in front of the other. The long leaves of a purple-flowered bush raked her forehead. The flower emerged from bulbous green tubes, unfolding toward the sun. The petals radiated like flecks in an eye, a whirlpool, a sea-shell." Ch.19 — B.T. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: Ah, in how many rooms, upon how many studio couches, among how many books, had Ah, in how many rooms, upon how many studio couches, among how many books, had they found their own love, their marriage, their life together, a life which, in spite of its many disasters, its total calamity indeed
and in spite too of any slight element of falsehood in its inception on her side, her marriage partly into the past, into her Anglo-Scottish ancestry, into the visioned empty ghost-whistling castles in Sutherland, into an emanation of gaunt lowland uncles chumbling shortbread at six o'clock in the morning
had not been without triumph. (p.210) — Malcolm Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: I'm a writer; I like to retain subtlety and nuance. I'm a writer; I like to retain subtlety and nuance. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: It's the choosing that's important, isn't it? It's the choosing that's important, isn't it? — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Malcolm Lowry: Haven't you got any tenderness or love left for me at all?" Yvonne asked suddenly, Haven't you got any tenderness or love left for me at all?" Yvonne asked suddenly, almost piteously, turning round on him, and he thought: Yes, I do love you, I have all the love in the world left for you, only that love seems so far away from me and so strange too, for it is as though I could almost hear it, a droning or a weeping, but far, far away, and a sad lost sound, it might be either approaching or receding, I can't tell which. "Don't you think of anything except of how many drinks you're going to have? — Malcolm Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Lois Lowry: When I moved from Cambridge, I donated all my fiction. I carefully cut out pages When I moved from Cambridge, I donated all my fiction. I carefully cut out pages the authors had autographed for me. I didn't want those autographed books showing up on eBay. — Lois Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: I am a simple man and I use simple materials: Ivory Black, Vermilion, Prussian Blue, I am a simple man and I use simple materials: Ivory Black, Vermilion, Prussian Blue, Yellow Ochre, Flake White and no medium. That's all I've ever used in my paintings. — L. S. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: If people call me a Sunday painter I'm a Sunday painter who paints every day If people call me a Sunday painter I'm a Sunday painter who paints every day of the week! — L. S. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: I'm a simple man, and I use simple materials. I'm a simple man, and I use simple materials. — L. S. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By Veronica Roth: What book(s) changed your life and why? I could probably list books for days, so What book(s) changed your life and why? I could probably list books for days, so I'll just list a few favorites: The Giver by Lois Lowry, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, the Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate, 1984 by George Orwell, the Bible, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, and Juliet by Andras Visky (which is a play, but I think it still counts). — Veronica Roth
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: I'll always be grateful to rent collecting. I've put many of the tenants in my I'll always be grateful to rent collecting. I've put many of the tenants in my pictures. — L. S. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: I saw the industrial scene and I was affected by it. I tried to paint I saw the industrial scene and I was affected by it. I tried to paint it all the time. I tried to paint the industrial scene as best I could. It wasn't easy. — L. S. Lowry
L S Lowry Sayings By L. S. Lowry: You don't need brains to be a painter, just feelings. You don't need brains to be a painter, just feelings. — L. S. Lowry