Daniel José Older’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Daniel José Older Quotes 

Daniel José Older, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Daniel José Older quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Daniel José Older’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Daniel José Older made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“A scar isn’t about the injury, it’s about the healing.”
― Daniel José Older, Salsa Nocturna: Stories

 “Maybe the word hasn’t been invented yet – that thing beyond diversity. We often define movements by what they’re against, but the final goal is greater than the powers it dismantles, deeper than any statistic. It’s something like equity – a commitment to harvesting a narrative language so broad it has no face, no name.”
― Daniel José Older

“Is this about love, El? Did you finally discover how droids can love and now you’ve got me chasing some handsome droid boy out into the far reaches of the galaxy?” “I’m curious why you presume the droid I am interested in would be a boy.” Lando slammed the steering panel in triumph.”
― Daniel José Older, Last Shot (Star Wars): A Han and Lando Novel

 “Today she looked menacingly into the mirror and said: “I’m Sierra María Santiago. I am what I am. Enough.” She sighed. These days were spooky enough without her talking to herself. “More than enough.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

 “Crazy. It was the same word María and Tía Rosa flung at Grandpa Lázaro. The same word anyone said when they didn’t understand something. “Crazy” was a way to shut people up, disregard them entirely.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

 “You can’t tiptoe toward justice. You can’t walk up to the door all polite and knock once or twice, hoping someone’s home. Justice is a door that, when closed, must be kicked in.”
― Daniel José Older

“It’s a whole other kind of sorcery—pulling the pieces of a shattered heart back together, and it’s one I know nothing about.”
― Daniel José Older, Half-Resurrection Blues

 “Her voice carried the voices of a hundred thousand souls in it; a whole history of resistance and rage moved with her.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

“It’s really nice to meet you, sir. You drive like a wild maniac, and I respect that.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

“Papa Acevedo always used to say people don’t see what they’re not looking for.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

10 Famous Quotes by Author Daniel José Older

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Daniel José Older quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Daniel José Older quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Daniel José Older. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Daniel José Older quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Daniel José Older Quote 

“Bennie’s corner of Brooklyn looked different every time Sierra passed through it. She stopped at the corner of Washington Avenue and St. John’s Place to take in the changing scenery. A half block from where she stood, she’d skinned her knee playing hopscotch while juiced up on iceys and sugar drinks. Bennie’s brother, Vincent, had been killed by the cops on the adjacent corner, just a few steps from his own front door. Now her best friend’s neighborhood felt like another planet. The place Sierra and Bennie used to get their hair done had turned into a fancy bakery of some kind, and yes, the coffee was good, but you couldn’t get a cup for less than three dollars. Plus, every time Sierra went in, the hip, young white kid behind the counter gave her either the don’t-cause-no-trouble look or the I-want-to-adopt-you look. The Takeover (as Bennie had dubbed it once) had been going on for a few years now, but tonight its pace seemed to have accelerated tenfold. Sierra couldn’t find a single brown face on the block. It looked like a late-night frat party had just let out; she was getting funny stares from all sides–as if she was the out-of-place one, she thought. And then, sadly, she realized she was the out-of-place one.”
― Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper

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