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If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing. – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

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You can’t lie forever. Lies have short shelf lives. Lies go bad. Lies rot and stink up the joint. – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

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If every moment of a book should be taken seriously, then every moment of a life should be taken seriously as well. – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

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I don’t know if hope is white. But I do know that hope for me is like some mythical creature. – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

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“There’s always time to change your life.” I almost gagged when I said that. I didn’t even believe that. There’s never enough time to change your life.

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I draw all the time… I draw because words are too unpredictable. I draw because words are too limited… when you draw a picture, everybody can understand it.

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“Elegy for the Forgotten Oldsmobile”

Here is a poem from Adrian C. Louis, a Lovelock Paiute Indian from Northern Nevada, who wrote a poem entitled “Elegy for the Forgotten Oldsmobile.” This poem had a huge effect on Sherman Alexie, my favorite Indian author, a Spokane from Washington. 856 more words

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