Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy Quote III

"There's obviously a sorcerer on the loose, and I want to know what you intend to do about it!"
"Um-find him?" Charlie suggested.
"And how are you going to do that?"
"Er-look for him?" said Charlie.
"Oh, brilliant!" said Dr. Bloor sarcastically.

-Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy, Jenny Nimmo

Saturday, May 28, 2011

The Bellmaker Quote II

Furrtil had regained her composure by now. She attached herself to Blaggut's leg, chuckling, "Oi loik 'ee, zurr. You'm a funny vurmint."
"D'yer 'ear that, cap'n? The liddle molemaid likes me!" The searat's face was a picture of delight.

-The Bellmaker, Brian Jacques

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Swallows and Amazons Quote II

"Hands up for making him walk the plank!" Her hand and Peggy's went up at once. So did Titty's. So did Roger's. John and Susan hesitated. "Oh, look here," said Nancy, "no weakening. It's far too good a plank to waste."

-Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Leviathan Quote I

"Please, sir. I'd like to fly."

-Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Robert H. Schuller Quote I

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?

-Robert H. Schuller

Monday, May 16, 2011

Bud, Not Buddy Quote I

She looked at me for a second, then said, "Did she come right out and say, 'Your daddy is Herman E. Calloway,' Buddy?"
"Well, almost. But not in words just like that."
"Then tell me what the words were like, honey."

-Bud, Not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy Quote II

"So many bells," he said. "Why so many? Who died? Was itme?"

-Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy, Jenny Nimmo

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Idylls of the King Quote I

Picture by Anna-Marie Ferguson
"For now I see the true old times are dead,
When every morning brought a noble chance,
And every chance brought out a noble knight."

-Idylls of the King, Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Sunday, May 08, 2011

The End of the Beginning Quote III

"Getting yourself lost is easy. Happens all the time. It's finding yourself that's difficult."

-The End of the Beginning, Avi

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Inkheart Quote IV

"How many books do you have?" asked Meggie. She had grown up among piles of books, but even she couldn't imagine there were books behind all the windows of the huge house. Elinor inspected her again, this time with unconcealed contempt.
"How many?" she repeated. "Do you think I count them like buttons or peas?"

-Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

Monday, May 02, 2011

The Little Prince Quote I

"One day," you said to me, "I saw the sunset fourty-four times!" And a little later you added: "You know-one loves the sunset when one is so sad..."
"Were you sad, then?" I asked, "on the day of the fourty-four sunsets?"
But the little prince made no reply.

-The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry