by Michael Morpurgo
Admiration Quotes in War Horse
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
Stubbs never had a horse as beautiful as you to paint. (5.4)
Captain Nicholls's admiration for Joey extends into the realm of art. He hopes to paint a picture that captures Joey's essence so that others might admire him, too. Hey, isn't that kind of what Morpurgo is doing with War Horse?
"[Nicholls] died leading that charge and you finished it for him. He'd have been proud of you." (6.14)
After the death of his friend, Captain Stewart praises Joey because he thinks that's what Nicholls would have done had he survived.