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Quotes About Gaiman

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Terry Pratchett
“God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players [i.e. everybody], to being involved in an obscure and complex variant of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Terry Pratchett
“People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitively wicked.”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Neil Gaiman
“We are small but we are many
We are many we are small
We were here before you rose
We will be here when you fall”
Neil Gaiman, Coraline

Neil Gaiman
“I was kidnapped by aliens, they came down from outer space with ray guns, but I fooled them by wearing a wig and laughing in a foreign accent, and I escaped.”
Neil Gaiman, Coraline

Neil Gaiman
“Delirium: "What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago?"
Dream: "There isn't one."
Delirium: "Oh. I thought maybe there was.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives

Neil Gaiman
“We have eyes and we have nerveses
We have tails we have teeth
You'll all get what you deserveses
When we rise from underneath.”
Neil Gaiman, Coraline

Neil Gaiman
“We have teeth and we have tails
We have tails we have eyes
We were here before you fell
We will be here when you rise.”
Neil Gaiman, Coraline

Neil Gaiman
“I’m an author. We don’t want to lead. We don’t need to follow. We stay home and make stuff up and write it down and send it out into the world, and get inside people’s heads. Perhaps we change the world and perhaps we don’t. We never know. We just make stuff up.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“For some folks death is release, and for others death is an abomination, a terrible thing. But in the end, I'm there for all of them.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country

Neil Gaiman
“Change. Change. Change. Change … change. Change. Chaaange. When you say words a lot they don't mean anything. Or maybe they don't mean anything anyway, and we just think they do.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives

Neil Gaiman
“Is there a word for forgetting the name of someone when you want to introduce them to someone else at the same time you realize you've forgotten the name of the person you're introducing them to as well?"
"No.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives

Neil Gaiman
“I felt very much like a hooker who had just been told she was a lady of the evening.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“The cartoon me writes the books cartoon people read in the cartoon world, because they need things to read there too.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“According to my daughters, my most irritating habit is asking for cups of tea.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“Rattle his bones
over the stones
its only a pauper
who nobody owns”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman
“This is a bright place, filled with frightened people, and fast hard things that hurt and wound. No matter. I swore I would remain by her side forever, and until death divided us.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You

Neil Gaiman
“Silas consumed only one food, and it was not bananas.”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman
“Up the narrow stairs and into the kitchen. Rosie's mother looked around and made a face as if to indicate that it did not meet her standards of hygiene, containing as it did, edible foodstuffs. "Coffee? Water?" Don't say wax fruit. "Wax fruit?" Damn.”
Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

Terry Pratchett
“Adam looked at Them. They were his kind of people, too.

You just had to decide who your friends really were.”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Neil Gaiman
“I really don't know what "I love you" means
I think it means "Don't leave me here alone.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“Rosies mother was a highly strung bundle of barely thought-through prejudices, worries and feuds.”
Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

Neil Gaiman
“So, yeah, my people figured that maybe there's something at the back of it all, a creator, a great spirit, and so we say thank you to it, because it's always good to say thank you. But we never built churches. We didn't need to. The land was the church. The land was the religion. The land was older and wiser than the people who walked on it.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“It was a survival thing: he didn't answer back, didn't say anything about job security for prison guards, debate the nature of repentance, rehabilitation, or rates of recidivism. He didn't say anything funny or clever, and, to be on the safe side, when he was talking to a prison official, whenever possible, he didn't say anything at all. Speak when you're spoken to. Do your own time. Get out. Go home. ... Rebuild a life.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“You don't want to ask after the health of anyone, if you're a funeral director. They think maybe you're scouting for business.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“We do not always remember the things that do no credit to us. We justify them, cover them in bright lies or with the thick dust of forgetfulness.

Gaiman, Neil”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“Fat Charlie went back to his hotel room, the colour of underwater, where his lime sat, like a small green Buddha, on the countertop.
"You're no help," he told the lime. This was unfair. It was only a lime; there was nothing special about it at all. It was doing the best it could.”
Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

Neil Gaiman
“Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“Then she looked at the man on the tree and she smiled wryly. "They just aren't as interesting naked," she said. "It's the unwrapping that's half the fun. Like with gifts, and eggs.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“Writing is flying in dreams. When you remember. When you can. When it works. It’s that easy.”
Neil Gaiman

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