Elizabeth Acevedo’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Elizabeth Acevedo Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Elizabeth Acevedo, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Elizabeth Acevedo you will find my Ten favourites of Elizabeth Acevedo’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Pero, tú no eres fácil.”
You sure ain’t an easy one.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

 “Maybe, the only thing that has to make sense
about being somebody’s friend
is that you help them be their best self
on any given day. That you give them a home
when they don’t want to be in their own.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

“Late into the night I write and the pages of my notebook swell from all the words I’ve pressed onto them.
It almost feels like the more I bruise the page the quicker something inside me heals.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

 “My brother was born a soft whistle:
quiet, barely stirring the air, a gentle sound.
But I was born all the hurricane he needed
to lift – and drop- those that hurt him to the ground.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

 “My parents probably wanted a girl who would sit in the pews wearing pretty florals and a soft smile. They got combat boots and a mouth silent until it’s sharp as an island machete.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

 “And sometimes focusing on what you can control is the only way to lessen the pang in your chest when you think about the things you can’t.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, With the Fire on High

“Burn it! Burn it. This is where the poems are,” I say, thumping a fist against my chest. “Will you burn me? Will you burn me, too?”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

 “And I think about all the things we could be
if we were never told our bodies were not built for them.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

“The world is almost peaceful when you stop trying to understand it.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

“Just because your father’s present, doesn’t mean he isn’t absent.”
― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

10 Famous Quotes by Author Elizabeth Acevedo

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Elizabeth Acevedo, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Elizabeth Acevedo.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Elizabeth Acevedo. 

One Final Bonus – Elizabeth Acevedo Quote 

“I only know that learning to believe in the power of my own words has been the most freeing experience of my life. It has brought me the most light. And isn’t that what a poem is? A lantern glowing in the dark.”

― Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

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