Quote for Today: Rumer Godden

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February 9, 2014 by katmcdaniel

It is an anxious, sometimes a dangerous thing to be a doll. Dolls cannot choose; they can only be chosen; they cannot ‘do’; they can only be done by; children who do not understand this often do wrong things, and then the dolls are hurt and abused and lost; and when this happens dolls cannot speak, nor do anything except be hurt and abused and lost.

― Rumer GoddenThe Dolls’ House
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2 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Rumer Godden

  1. “children who do not understand this often do wrong things” – indeed people are not dolls

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