Kate DiCamillo Quotes
Find the best Kate DiCamillo quotes with images from our collection at QuotesLyfe. You can download, copy and even share it on Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Linkedin, Pinterst, Reddit, etc. with your family, friends, colleagues, etc. The available pictures of Kate DiCamillo quotes can be used as your mobile or desktop wallpaper or screensaver.
I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Minneapolis. I write for both children and adults.
There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.
Once upon a time," he said out loud to the darkness. He said these words because they were the best, the most powerful words that he knew and just the saying of them comforted him.
There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name.
When we read together, we connect. Together, we see the world. Together, we see one another.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.
The undoing is almost always more difficult than the doing.
You must be filled with expectancy. You must be awash in hope. You must wonder who will love you, whom you will love next.
The world is dark, and light is precious. Come closer, dear reader. You must trust me. I am telling you a story.
It is important that you say what you mean to say. Time is too short. You must speak the words that matter.
The sound of the king's music made Despereaux's soul grow large and light inside of him.
There ain't a body, be it mouse or man, that ain't made better by a little soup.
Love is ridiculous. But love is also wonderful. And powerful. And Despereaux's love for the Princess Pea would prove, in time, to be all of these things: powerful, wonderful, and ridiculous.
You can always trust a dog that likes peanut butter.
I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends and I am an aunt to three lovely children.
I want to remind people of the great and profound joy that can be found in stories, and that stories can connect us to each other, and that reading together changes everybody involved.
Each new friendship can make you a new person, because it opens up new doors inside of you.
So many miracles have not yet happened.
If you have no intention of loving or being loved, the whole journey is pointless.
We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other. And we appreciate the task you put down before us, of loving each other the best we can, even as you love us.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark.
That is surely the truth, at least for now. But perhaps you have not noticed: the truth is forever changing.
She was working to remind herself of who she was. She was working to remember that somewhere in another place entirely she was known and loved.
My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
I thought I was going nowhere. Now I can see there was a pattern.
It's hard not to immediately fall in love witha dog who has a good sense of humor.
I always go to the Agriculture Building, where they make apple cider popsicles for a dollar.
I will be brave, thought Despereaux. I will try to be brave like a knight in shining armour. I will be brave for the Princess Pea.
Allow me to congratulate you on your very astute powers of observation.
A friend of mine said Winn-Dixie is the way that people want the world to be and Tiger Rising is the way that it is.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
Reader, you must know that an interesting fate (sometimes involving rats, sometimes not) awaits almost everyone, mouse or man, who does not conform.
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.
But, reader, there is no comfort in the word "farewell," even if you say it in French. "Farewell" is a word that,in any language, is full of sorrow. It is a word that promises absolutely nothing.
I grew up in Florida, and I wanted to go home and I couldn't. I didn't have the money. The book [The Tiger Rising] was a way to go home.
There can be a lot of longevity in the repetition of things being told again and again in a variety of ways.
Despereaux marveled at his own bravery. He admired his own defiance. And then, reader, he fainted.
I'm at the mercy of whatever character comes into my head.
There are hearts, reader, that never mend again once they are broken. Or if they do mend, they heal themselves in a crooked and lopsided way, as if sewn together by a careless craftsman.
My favorite food is deep-fried ravioli. I always get that every year.
Did you think that rats do not have hearts? Wrong. All living things have a heart. And the heart of any living thing can be broken.
You can't always judge people by the things they done. You got to judge them by what they are doing now.
And hope is like love...a ridiculous, wonderful, powerful thing.
It is our duty and our joy to communicate our hearts to each other. Words assist us in this task.
No one cared what she wanted. No one had ever cared. And perhaps, worst of all, no one ever would care.
It seems to be that way with most things. No one to do the really disagreeable jobs except oneself.
Say it, reader. Say the word 'quest' out loud. It is an extraordinary word, isn't it? So small and yet so full of wonder, so full of hope.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
Life is hard. Life is beautiful. Life is difficult. Life is wonderful.
I feel like I've been blessed. I see the world through stories.