Horton Hears a Who!
by Dr. Seuss
Horton Hears a Who! Perseverance Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
"…I've got to protect them. I'm bigger than they."
So he plucked up the clover and hustled away. (45-46)
Horton's convinced from the very beginning that he has to do the right thing. He's such a good egg.
While Horton chased after, with groans, over stones
That tattered his toenails and battered his bones. (87-88)
Poor Horton's really getting beat up over this whole situation, but he's a fighter. He doesn't let the physical wear and tear get in the way.