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Shane by Jack Schaefer

quotes from shane


by Jack Schaefer


This is my mother’s favorite book of all time. She absolutely loves this book. She is an English teacher and it is apart of her curriculum every year. It’s a classic and worth a read.


“What a man knows isn’t important. It’s what he is that counts”


“A man who watches what is going on around him will make his mark.”


“Listen, Bob. A gun is just a tool. No better and no worse than any other tool, a shovel- or an axe or a saddle or a stove or anything. Think of it always that way. A gun is as good- and as bad- as the man who carries it. Remember that.”


“When there’s noise, you know where to look and what’s happening. When things are quiet, you’ve got to be most careful.”


“They did not look at each other. They did not say a word to each other… They knew that talk is meaningless when a common knowledge is already there. The silence bound them as no words ever could.”


“A man is what he is, Bob, and there’s no breaking the mold. I tried that and I’ve lost.”



Sticky Books are those that you just can’t get out of your head. They stick with you long after you have put the book down and have moved on to something else. These are some of my Sticky Books. I don’t enjoy reviewing books myself. I find I am either full of far too much praise for the book because I know how difficult it can be to write a book, or I am far too negative about a book because, well, I guess I was just in a bad mood. So instead of reviews, I have pulled some of my favorite quotes from each Sticky Book.


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1 Comment

  1. Kathy Buri

    Aw! Thanks, Dan! This is a great book! Parents, a must read to teach kids about being heroic and about the qualities of being a man (human)!

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