Most Important Quotes:The House on Mango Street

"The house on Mango Street is ours, we don't have to pay rent to anybody..., and there isn't a landlord banging on the ceiling with a broom"(Cisneros 3).

"Those who dont know any better come into our neighborhood scared. They are stupid people who are lost..." (Cisneros 28).

"My feet just scuffed and round, and the heels all crooked that look dumb with this dress, so I just sit" (Cisneros 47).

"Most likely I will go to hell and most likely I deserve to be there...For ourselves and for each other...because of what we did to Aunt Lupe" (Cisneros 58).

"Every week Edna is screaming at somebody, and every week somebody has to move away" (Cisneros 67).