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Horton Hears a Who!

Horton Hears a Who!

by Dr. Seuss
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Horton Hears a Who! Community Quotes

How we cite our quotes:

Quote #1

"Of course," Horton answered. "Of course I will stick.I'll stick by you small folks through thin and through thick!" (123-124)


Horton's a true friend, the peanut butter to the Whos' jelly. Even though he's not actually a part of Who-ville, he forms his own community with them.

Quote #2

"With the help of the Wickersham Brothers and dozens Of Wickersham Uncles and Wickersham cousins…" (134-135)


There are lots of communities. Some of them come together for good, and some come together for not-so-good. Like boiling people in oil.

Quote #3

"…The time for all Whos who have blood that is red To come to the aid of their country!" he said. (206-207)


How very patriotic. This is something we could see a presidential candidate saying, don't you think? The Whos aren't that different from us, after all.

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