Horton Hears a Who!
Horton Hears a Who! Friendship Quotes Page 1
Quote #1 "My friend," came the voice, "you're a very fine friend.You've helped all us folks on this dust speck no end." (59-60)
What is it that makes Horton and the Whos friends? It sure isn't that they share an interest in reality TV. Is it loyalty? Camaraderie? Necessity?
Quote #2 "You're safe now. Don't worry. I won't let you down." (72)
Seventy-two lines in, and Horton's already protecting his new friends. Do you think the Whos are protecting him in any way, too?
Quote #3 "My friends!" cried the elephant. "Tell me! Do tell! Are you safe? Are you sound? Are you whole? Are you well?" (113-114)
Horton is a pretty selfless dude. At this point, we're not sure how much he's getting from this friendship (except a lot of flak from the other animals), but he's still 100% devoted to making sure they're okay.