" 'Erma can't let go of her misery,' Mom said. 'It's all she knows,' She added that you should never hate anyone, even your worst enemies. 'Everyone has something good about them,' she said. 'you have to find the redeeming quality and love the person for that.
'Oh yeah?' I said. 'How about Hitler? What was his redeeming quality?'
'Hitler loved dogs.' ( The Glass Castle p.144)
This quote really stood out to me because it is sort of a reassurance that one of those children's parents has some sense and can teach their children some of the right ways to act.