” I like people who take responsibility for their lives. “


” I talk to myself out loud at times, and feel embarrassed when people overhear me. “


” People still try to sell books that way – as ‘books can take you to foreign lands.’ We’ve given children this idea that reading and books are a nice option, if you want that kind of thing. I hope we can get over that idea. “


” And I see the – you know, when I go to the juvenile detention centers and prisons, I see people who can’t read now. And I know that when they leave those prisons and those detention centers, they’re not going to be able to make it in our society. “


” I didn’t even know for years that people ever even got paid for this, because they don’t teach you that in school. They don’t say Shakespeare got a check. “


” I came to Harlem from West Virginia when I was three, after my mother died. My father, who was very poor, gave me up to two wonderful people, my foster parents. “



All 6 Walter Dean Myers Quotes about People in picture


I like people who take responsibility for their lives.
I talk to myself out loud at times, and feel embarrassed when people overhear me.
People still try to sell books that way - as
And I see the - you know, when I go to the juvenile detention centers and prisons, I see people who can
I didn
I came to Harlem from West Virginia when I was three, after my mother died. My father, who was very poor, gave me up to two wonderful people, my foster parents.

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