Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children’s picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. Profoundly inspirational Where The Wild Things Are quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.
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Famous Where The Wild Things Are Quotes
Oh please don’t go—we’ll eat you up—we love you so!
Then from far away across the world he smelled good things to eat, so he gave up being king of the wild things.
And the wild things roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws.
…And the walls became the world around…
That … night in Max’s room a forest grew … until … the walls became the world.
And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all.
The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief … he was sent to bed without eating anything.
And now, cried Max, let the wild rumpus start!
And he sailed off through night and day. And in and out of weeks. And almost over a year to where the wild things are.
He sailed … through night and day … over a year to where the wild things are.
And [he] sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper waiting for him and it was still hot
Max … tamed them with the magic trick of staring into all their yellow eyes without blinking once.
I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more. … What I dread is the isolation. … There are so many beautiful things in the world which I will have to leave when I die, but I’m ready, I’m ready, I’m ready.
And now … let the wild rumpus start!
Max … sailed … into the night of his very own room.
He gave up being king of where the wild things are.
They roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth … and showed their terrible claws.
He found his supper waiting for him and it was still hot.
Max stepped into his private boat and waved good-bye .
Then all around from far away across the world he smelled good things to eat.