Book//mark – Charlotte’s Web | E. B. White, 1952

Charlotte’s Web, 1952                                                                               E. B. White

“Fern was up at daylight, trying to rid the world of injustice.

“It is quite possible that an animal has spoken to me and that
I didn’t catch the remark because I wasn’t paying attention.”

“We take to the breeze, we go as we please.”

“If I can fool a bug… I can surely fool a man. People are not as smart as bugs.”

“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.
I wove my webs for you because I liked you.

“Children almost always hang onto things tighter than their parents think they will.”

“Wilbur didn’t want food, he wanted love.”

“Meetings bore me.”

“Most people believe almost anything they see in print.”

“What’s miraculous about a spider’s web?” said Mrs. Arable.
“I don’t see why you say a web is a miracle-it’s just a web.”
“Ever try to spin one?” asked Dr. Dorian.”

“Never hurry and never worry!”

“gloomily. He was sad because his new friend was so bloodthirsty. “Yes,”

“if nothing is nothing, then nothing has nothing that is less than it is.”

“quickest way to spoil a friendship is to wake somebody up in the morning before he is ready.”

“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.”

“When your stomach is empty and your mind is full, it’s always hard to sleep”

“The light strengthened, the mornings came sooner.”

“Sleep, sleep, my love, my only, Deep, deep, in the dung and the dark;
Be not afraid and be not lonely! This”

E. B. White, Charlotte’s Web, 1952
The novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and
his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte.

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