Moses' Collection of Quotations

Abuse, Wounds

"A beaten dog dreads even the kindest people." Perla Ovitz in the book Giants by Koren & Negev

". . . everybody’s tryin’ to swallow somethin’ that won’t go down." Vance Havner as stated in In the Company of Others by Jan Karon

"I will not." (Said when he was ordered to throw cold water on a tattered and skeletal man who is cuffed at the ankles and whose arms are bound from wrists to forearms.) Stated by character named Frederick in All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

"My youthful innocence suffered an injury. It was a slight scratch, which in the course of time grew into a gaping wound that cut deep into my flesh and did not close."
Hans Kellson, The Death of the Adversary

"The heart is crying, but the lips are smiling." Perla Ovitz, survivor of a concentration camp as written about in Giants by Koren & Negev

"We are all broken vessels who, even if glued together, cannot be whole again." Shimson Ovitz, survivor of a concentration camp as written about in Giants by Koren & Negev

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