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      “I try, and I made it!”
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
       
      “If you want to make it, all you have to do is try.”  ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
      “Don't insult me today just because I'm poor, you don't know what my future holds!” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
       
      “BEFORE I DISCOVERED THE miracles of science, magic ruled the world.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
      “Cool! Where did you get such an idea?” “The library.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
      “Whatever you want to do, if you do it with all your heart, it will happen.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
      “Think of your dreams and ideas as tiny miracle machines inside you that no one can touch. The more faith you put into them, the bigger they get, until one day they'll rise up and taken you with them.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition
       
      “The pictures in the library book had provided the idea, hunger and darkness had given me the inspiration, and I'd set out myself on this long, amazing journey.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
       
      “Chief Wimbe also loved his cat, which was black and white but had no name. In Malawi, only dogs are given names, I don't know why.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
       
      “So many things around you are reusable. Where other see garbage, I see opportunity.” 
      ― William Kamkwamba, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

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