The best Quotes by Patricia Polacco

The best Quotes by Patricia Polacco

Patricia Barber Polacco (born July 11, 1944) is an American author and illustrator. Her book Thank You, Mr. Falker is Polacco's retelling of this encounter and its outcome. She also wrote such books as Mr. Lincoln's Way and The Lemonade Club.

I don't care what color the parents are. I don't care if it's a giraffe and a fish living together. If they're raising children who believe they're honored and loved, that's all that's important.
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I wasn't a very good student in elementary school and had a hard time with reading and writing.
Be kind to one another. You may need each other when you are older.
My family always encouraged my drawing ability. Kids in school who teased me about my reading would get out of their seats and stand behind my desk as I worked and go, 'Wow, you can really draw.' Later, I earned a degree in Fine Art and got a Ph.D. in Art History.
I didn't learn to read until I was almost 14 years old. Reading out loud for me was a nightmare because I would mispronounce words or reconstruct things that weren't even there. That's when one of my teachers discovered I had a learning disability called dyslexia. Once I got help, I read very well!

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I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is Earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind
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God never made no difference between black, white, blue, pink or green. People is people, y'know. That's the message we try to spread.
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Why can't they understand the way we feel?
They just don't trust, what they can't explain
I know we're different, but deep inside us
We're not that different at all
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I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
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Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
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To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
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I am not gay. Although I wish I were, just to piss off homophobes.
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Do we have to know who's gay and who's straight? Can't we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive?
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At this point I have a request for our fans. If any of you in any way hate homosexuals, people of different color, or women, please do this one favor for us - leave us the f*ck alone! Don't come to our shows and don't buy our records.
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James Royce: "The Christians and the Jews didn't blow up the Capitol or run planes into the Twin Towers. Muslims did."
Emily Rhodes: "No, sir. Extremists did. And persecuting innocent people won't make any of us safer."
Emily Rhodes in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 4
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
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Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
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Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
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It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.
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Let me say for now that we knew once the Creation was broken, true fathering would be much more lacking than mothering. Don't misunderstand me, both are needed- but an emphasis on fathering is necessary because of the enormity of its absence.
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We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
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There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
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My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
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Parents are but a child's first connection. Even though we don't want to be seperated, there will come the day when you must walk your own path.
I think when you become a parent you go from being a star in the movie of your own life to the supporting player in the movie of someone else's.
Being a father is the single greatest feeling on earth. Not including those wonderful years I spent without a child, of course.
The thing about parenting rules is there aren't any. That's what makes it so difficult.
The only man who has stolen my heart is my son.
Gay-marriage - great. I approve that, no problem. But you have to be gay for that!
Joko Winterscheidt in Joko & Klaas - Duell um die Welt, 30. November 2013
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The best sex in the world is gay. You know why? It's obvious: There are no women.
Palermo in Money Heist - Season 3 Episode 5
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I have never thought about my sexuality being right or wrong. To me it has always been a case of finding the right person.
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Love is pure and true; love knows no gender.
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Turk: "Dude, what's the rule about white boys dancing in public?"
J.D.: "Not allowed unless you're gay..."
Christopher Turk in Scrubs - Season 3 Episode 1
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I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia, you are not scared, you are an a-shole!
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I can't begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self. I've been endlessly inspired by so many in the trans community.
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I 100% want to represent the LGBT community. I don't want to encourage them to do something they don't want to do. Especially in, like, middle school or high school. Because it’s just super hard.
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As long as they're homophobic behind closed doors, and don't hurt anyone, I'm fine with it.
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Until I came out, my acting was all about disguise, and thereafter it became about telling the truth.
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The more people come out, the less it will be an issue.
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Being gay was a bit like the Olympics: It disappeared in ancient times, and then they brought it back in the twentieth century.
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Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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