Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Quotes

Jeff Kinney
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my years of being a kid, it’s that you have ZERO control over your own life.
-- Greg (Section 1, Page 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: When the novel begins, Greg is looking forward to a relaxing summer of doing nothing and having nowhere to go. However, his mom destroys these plans when she announces the family will be going on a road trip. Greg knows he has no choice but to go – and he expresses it with the astute observation that he has no control over his own life as a kid. Indeed, many of the misadventures and mishaps which will occur through the novel are beyond the control of Greg and his family at large.

Pack your bags. We’re going on a road trip!
-- Susan (Section 1, Page 1 paragraph Illustration)

Importance: Here, Susan announces her intentions for the next week or two for the family – a road trip. Greg and Rodrick are stunned by...

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