Monday, October 31, 2011

Glory Road Quote II

Willie Cager: They're trying to take our dignity away from us.
Don Haskins: Your dignity's inside you. Nobody can take something away from you you don't give them.

-Glory Road, 2006

Friday, October 28, 2011

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Quote II

"But in general, take my advice, when you meet anything that's going to be Human and isn't yet, or used to be Human once and isn't now, or ought to be Human and isn't, you keep your eyes on it and feel for your hatchet."

-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Taran Wanderer Quote II

"If I find what I seek, it will be more to me than gold."
"So?" Dorath bent close. "But what would such a treasure be, Lord? Jewels? Fine-fashioned ornaments?"
"Neither," Taran answered. He hesitated, then said, "I seek my parents."

-Taran Wanderer, Lloyd Alexander

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Tony DiTerlizzi Quote I

Never abandon imagination.

-Tony DiTerlizzi

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Mattimeo Quote I

"I will not stand here to be insulted by you, hedgepig," Mangiz fumed.
"Then stand somewhere else and I'll insult you there, featherbag!"

-Mattimeo, Brian Jacques

Monday, October 17, 2011

Aquamarine Quote I

All last night he had dreamt of the ocean, and now it seemed to him that he might be dreaming still.

-Aquamarine, Alice Hoffman

Friday, October 14, 2011

Francis Bacon Quote I

A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

-Francis Bacon

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Inkheart Quote VIII

Fear is not red. Fear is pale as a dead man's face.

-Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Charlie Bone and the Beast Quote V

The Flame cats' work had only just begun. Their voices fell silent and they walked on, toward the three thirteens. There was a deadly purpose in their strong swift pacing. They had come to keep a child safe, to protect her against a stone troll, a wicked step-mother, and a spell-making brother.

-Charlie Bone and the Beast, Jenny Nimmo

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Steve Jobs Quote I

Picture by Richard Davies
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.

-Steve Jobs

Charlie Bone and the Beast Quote IV

"Murder!" cried Mrs. Onimous. "Just because people are"--she glanced at Mrs. Pike's coarse, red-dish-colored hair--"outsiders, it's no excuse. Whatever we are, whoever we are, murder is murder."

-Charlie Bone and the Beast, Jenny Nimmo

Monday, October 03, 2011

Gypsy Rizka Quote III

"And you," said Sharpnack, "you've been warned. If you're trifling with us, I'll make you wish you'd never been born."
"I'd never wish that," said Rizka.

-Gypsy Rizka, Lloyd Alexander