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Famous Quotes By Holly Goldberg Sloan

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My dad takes most of the pictures in our family, and he makes scrapbooks. This means he gets to figure out what's important for us to remember...
I guess my mom could make a scrapbook, but she doesn't. And I could do it and so could my brothers, but then we would need extra pictures. Plus we're just kids and we don't have time for that.
I know the scrapbooks we'd make would be different from Dad's.
But the person who does the work gets to write the history. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I'm putting my place in the universe into perspective.
I'm stardust.
I'm golden brown.
I'm just one small bit in a vast expanse. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I'm asking you to pay attention in a new way and view it all as being Alive.
With a capital A. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I am a shadow.
I no longer dream in color.
I don't count by 7s.
Because in this new world I don't count. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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And endings are always the beginnings of something else. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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It's possible that all labels are curses. Unless they are on cleaning products. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Physical stamina is a component in leadership, even in the modern world, where it isn't necessary to be able to harness an ox.
Because it is still impressive if you can. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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[T]he deepest form of pain comes out as silence. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Appleblossom can't believe the taste of the dark square. Is tehre a way to describe this morsel of goodness? It is so sweet adn smooth. It makes a green snail seem like an old pinecone seed, and every possum knows that a green snail is fantastic eating. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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And just being there is ninety-nine percent of what matters when your world falls apart — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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She is like me.
Silent.
I admire that in a person. The ability to keep your mouth shut is usually a sign of intelligence.
Introspection requires you to think and analyze.
It's hard to do that when you are blabbing away. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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It was possible that he was making some progress in his mental health condition by seeing me. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Thanks, Mom. Thanks for making me try out for this play.'

I think I might have just made being a mother totally worthwhile for her.

I will try to never forget her face...Mom's got tears in her eyes and she's smiling. It's an amazing look.

I have to remember how powerful it can be to say thank you.

Especially to the people you live with. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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It would look pretty messed up to be a social worker and have dried kid blood as a permanent stain in your vehicle. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Each blossom held it's own unique possibility. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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What we expect rarely occurs; what we don't expect is what happens. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I will see only what I want to see.
It's possible that's how people get through crisis.
The world where we live is so much in our head. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Connectedness. One thing leads to another. Often in unexpected ways. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I want to see this lady out the front gate and into her car and off the street and out of town and then removed from the county and then the whole state and finally relocated to the place they call Tornado Alley in Kansas. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Every person has lots of ingredients to make them into what is always a one-of-a-kind creation. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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It has been my experience that rewarding and heartbreaking often go hand in hand. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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For someone grieving, moving forward is the challenge. Because after extreme loss, you want to go back. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Life, I now realize, is just one big trek across a minefield and you never know which step is going to blow you up. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Because in my opinion it's not really a great idea to see people as one thing.
Every person has lots of ingredients to make them into what is always a one-of-a-kind creation.
We are all imperfect genetic stews. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Teenage boys are so easily amused. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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From my observation, the older you get, the more you like the word cozy.
That's why most of the elderly wear pants with elastic waistbands. If they wear pants at all. This may explain why grandparents are in love with buying grand kids pajamas and bathrobes. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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A leader organizes people whether they know it or not. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Emily just knew that the grocery store clerk's cousin had slipped on a bath mat and fallen out a second-story open window only to be saved because the woman landed on a discarded mattress.
But what interested Emily most about the incident was how the cousin had subsequently met a man in physical therapy who introduced her to his half brother who she ended up marrying and then running over with her car a year later after a heated argument. And that man, it was discovered, had been the one to dump the mattress in her yard.
He'd saved her so that she could later cripple him.
Emily found that not ironic but intriguing.
Because everything, she believed, was connected. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I made a note to talk to him about soft drinks. Those beverages are not healthy.

from counting by 7s (not listed in drop-down) — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Or is life so filled with random action that the very notion of caution is futile? — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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colored pencils to fill in blank spaces. Being — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I'll be ready. I'm not sure for what exactly. But maybe that's what being ready really means. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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At least it's working out because Cheddar is sort of obsessed with me, or at least very interested, which in the world of felines counts as obsessive behavior. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Maybe that happens when you've been through a lot. all of your edges are worn off, like sea glass. either that, or you shatter. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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All reality, I decide, is a blender where hopes and dreams are mixed with fear and despair. Only — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The two people I need to get in touch with, the two people who most need to hear this most horrible news, are not here — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Pattie saw grief. Her eyes focused on a version of her own young self, and so many other children in Vietnam who grew up without parents, some abandoned because of their ethnicity, others because of tragedy. And her arms reached out wide. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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People usually find a good place for stray dogs, or for the elderly when they can no longer go up stairs or use a can opener. Finding a good place for a kid seems like a much bigger challenge. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The ability to keep your mouth shut is usually a sign of intelligence — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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When you care about other people, it takes the spotlight off your own drama. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Only in cartoons and fairy tales and greeting cards do endings have glitter — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Dysphagia is the medical term for not being able to swallow, and I know that there are two kinds of dysphagia: oropharyngeal and esophageal.
But maybe there is also a third kind of dysphagia that comes when your heart breaks into pieces.
I can't swallow because I have that kind. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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They are living, growing, reproducing, pushing and pulling in the ground all around us at all times. We accept that without even noticing. Open your eyes, people. This is amazing. If plants made sounds, it would all be different. But they communicate with color and shape and size and texture. They don't meow or bark or tweet. We think they don't have eyes, but they see the angle of the sun and the rise of the moon. They don't just feel the wind; they change directions because of it. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The girl next to me starts to cry when she sees the sprinkles.
I'm wondering if she's worried about the long-term side effects of consuming artificial food coloring.
It's a valid concern. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I force myself to think of anything but the one thing that I'm actually always thinking about. And that is so exhausting that I sleep more than I ever have. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I somehow make it through the first month. I dress and brush my teeth when they tell me to. And I experience the hollow feeling of complete loss, which is emptiness. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I don't eat the sandwich that Mom made for me, but luckily Randy finishes his and is happy to take mine, too, so I won't get yelled at for wasting food. There is nothing worse in my mom's eyes.

I guess murder would be worse, but I think she believes the first step toward a violent life is being a food-waster. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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A second can feel like forever if what follows is heartbreak. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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They speak to me, not in words, but in action.
They tell me that life goes on. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I'm not brave; it's just that all other choices have been thrown out the window. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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A genius shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The idea of something for nothing is appealing in some visceral way.
Even free things are never free.
The burden of ownership means everything has a price. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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She said they needed to put down a real root system to achieve their potential — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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It would be sad to be hired as a caregiver and then die before the person you were looking after. You wouldn't be able to let people know you did a good job. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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But being a brother or a sister (if you are lucky enough) is the role of a lifetime. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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There was room for all of us in that drainpipe even with the snake there. But if you're not wanted, there's no amount of space that will make a difference. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The sky is filled with stars. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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A guy named Otto Sayas - I would give anything to have a name that was a palindrome - knocks — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I don't want to know how you did it. I want to believe you are magic. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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(Fishing) is as boring as boring gets. And then when it's finally not boring and you have a fish on the line it turns into a crime scene with a wooden club and a crazy amount of hitting. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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For him and his brother, he now knew, that music was real. Becuase all you had to do, really, was be willing to use your imagination. And listen. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I have seen trees that survive fire. Their bark is burned and their limbs are dead branches. But hidden under that skeleton is a force that sends a single shoot of green out into the world. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Who wants a seat at my pity party? — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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The way to make the pain go away was to put your mind somewhere else. you let your mind leave and float above you, where it could watch you. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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You don't have to watch many wildlife documentaries to know that the herd doesn't accept the lone straggler. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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All reality is a blender where hopes and dreams are mixed with fear and despair. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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She said that I was highly gifted.
Are people lowly gifted?
Or medium gifted?
Or just gifted? It's possible that all labels are curses. Unless they're on cleaning products.
In my opinion, it's not really a great idea to see people as just one thing. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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have seen trees that survive fire. Their bark is burned and their limbs are dead branches. But hidden under that skeleton is a force that sends a single shoot of green out into the world. Maybe — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I cut all my words out. My heart was too full of them. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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If your lost you might need to swim against the tide — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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I think it's important to get pictures of things on your head. Even if they are wrong. And they pretty much always are. — Holly Goldberg Sloan

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Plants (like people) thrive when there is balance. — Holly Goldberg Sloan