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Quotes About Treasure

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L. Frank Baum
“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”
L. Frank Baum, The Lost Princess of Oz

C. JoyBell C.
“A star falls from the sky and into your hands. Then it seeps through your veins and swims inside your blood and becomes every part of you. And then you have to put it back into the sky. And it's the most painful thing you'll ever have to do and that you've ever done. But what's yours is yours. Whether it’s up in the sky or here in your hands. And one day, it'll fall from the sky and hit you in the head real hard and that time, you won't have to put it back in the sky again.”
C. JoyBell C.

Neil Gaiman
“Sleep my little baby-oh
Sleep until you waken
When you wake you'll see the world
If I'm not mistaken...

Kiss a lover
Dance a measure,
Find your name
And buried treasure...

Face your life
Its pain,
Its pleasure,
Leave no path untaken.”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Neil Gaiman
“Kiss a lover,
Dance a measure,
Find your name
And buried treasure.

Face your life,
It's pain,
It's pleasure,
Leave no path untaken.”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Jarod Kintz
“Despite marking the spot, Generation X has no treasure. How could they, when I dug it up first?”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Vera Nazarian
“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Paulo Coelho
“You can either be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It all depends on how you view your life.”
Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

Rick Riordan
“I've got a few ideas," (Amy) admitted. "But I don't know where we're going in the long term. I mean - have you ever thought about what this ultimate treasure could be?"
"Something cool." (Dan)
"Oh, that's real helpful. I mean, what could make somebody the most powerful Cahill in history? And why thirty-nine clues?"
Dan shrugged. "Thirty-nine is a sweet number. It's thirteen times three. It's also the sum of five prime numbers in a row - 3,5,7,11,13. And if you add the first three powers of three, 3 to the first, 3 to the second, and s to the third, you get thirty-nine."
Amy stared at him. "How did you know that?"
"What do you mean? It's obvious.”
Rick Riordan, The Maze of Bones

Eiichiro Oda
“Inherited Will, The Destiny of the Age, and The Dreams of the People. As long as people continue to pursue the meaning of Freedom, these things will never cease to be!" - Gol D. Roger”
Eiichiro Oda

Pseudonymous Bosch
“It was like walking into a treasure trove of books, hoarded by pirate librarians.”
Pseudonymous Bosch, The Name of This Book Is Secret

Paulo Coelho
“I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Chris Wooding
“Poison." he said, deadpan. "That's an unusual name to give your child. You must love her very much."
She's a treasure." Bram agreed, blithely ignoing the sarcasm.
....
Then went a few dozen feet in silence, until they were out of eaarshor of the gaurd.
She's a treasure." Poison mimicked, and Bram burst out laughing.”
Chris Wooding, Poison

Jarod Kintz
“I’ll steal the letter X, and replace it with treasure. So sex would then be spelled setreasure, but it’d still be just as pleasurable.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Ray Bradbury
“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.”
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

Arthur Conan Doyle
“The man might have died in a fit; but then the jewels are missing," mused the Inspector, "Ha! I have a theory. These flashes come upon me at times... What do you think of this, Holmes? Sholto was, on his own confession, with his brother last night. The brother died in a fit, on which Sholto walked off the treasure! How's that?"
"On which the dead man very considerately got up and locked the door on the inside," said Holmes.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four

Kady Cross
“Don’t cry, Treasure. You’ll get me all wet and then I’ll melt. I’m made of sugar, don’t you know.”
Kady Cross, The Girl in the Steel Corset

Virginia Woolf
“I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.”
Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf

“What we spend, we lose. What we keep will be left for others. What we give away will be ours forever.”
David McGee

Paulo Coelho
“As he was about to climb yet another dune, his heart whispered, "Be aware of the place where you are brought to tears. That's where I am, and thats where your treasure is.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Johannes Kepler
“Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel.”
Johannes Kepler

John Piper
“The greatest cause in the world is joyfully rescuing people from hell, meeting their earthly needs, making them glad in God, and doing it with a kind, serious pleasure that makes Christ look like the Treasure he is.”
John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life

“For where thy treasure is, there also will thy heart be.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Arthur Conan Doyle
“When people bury treasure nowadays they do it in the Post-Office bank.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Jane Urquhart
“Art is a kind of mining," he said. "The artist a variety of prospector searching for the sparkling silver of meaning in the earth.”
Jane Urquhart, The Underpainter

Democritus
“No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.”
Democritus

“A young gratuitous smile; trust and distrust;
Promiscuities of bed and board and road;
The one assured treasure
A life, in recollection, truly possessed.”
Robert Wells

Jarod Kintz
“The best place to hide gold coins is in a treasure chest filled with those circular chocolates that are coin-sized and wrapped in gold foil. That’ll foil any thief.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Jarod Kintz
“I wish trash were treasure, because then I’d be a garbage collector and king.”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Israelmore Ayivor
“When the door of opportunity of your storehouse opens for you, let faith and hope enter first. When your faith leads the way, you will locate the source of your hidden treasures.”
Israelmore Ayivor

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