Flying Lessons & Other Stories Quotes

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Your jumper’s pure out to twenty-five feet, give or take. You’ve developed a little floater in the lane that leaves slow-footed big men flailing. But it’s your handle that sets you apart. Your quicks. The way you can get into the paint at will and finish with either hand.”
-- Narrator (How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary Hoop Court into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium)

Importance: This quote reflects the poetic nature of basketball in the eyes of the narrator. He uses a wealth of imagery and movement to describe the game, which shows his deep-rooted passion for and understanding of the sport of basketball.

Here is where you will learn the world.
-- Narrator (How to Transform an Everyday, Ordinary Hoop Court into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium)

Importance: This quote reflects the fact that, during your time at Muni City, it is not your basketball skills that improve the most, but your understanding of the world and others. You learn "the world" because you learn far more than just the sport you came to play.

While the path before...
-- Lingsi (The Difficult Path)

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