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  • #1
    “I've never been lost, but I was mighty turned around for three days once.”
    Daniel Boone

  • #2
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  • #3
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more--remembering my own sins and follies; and realize that men's hearts are not often as bad as their acts, and very seldom as bad as their words.”
    Tolkien J.R.R., The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #4
    Neil Gaiman
    “Stories are like spiders, with all they long legs, and stories are like spiderwebs, which man gets himself all tangled up in but which look so pretty when you see them under a leaf in the morning dew, and in the elegant way that they connect to one another, each to each.

    What’s that? You want to know if Anansi looked like a spider? Sure he did, except when he looked like a man.

    No, he never changed his shape. It’s just a matter of how you tell the story. That’s all.”
    Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

  • #5
    Neil Gaiman
    “Songs remain. They last. The right song can turn an emperor into a laughingstock, can bring down dynasties. A song can last long after the events and the people in it are dust and dreams and gone. That’s the power of songs.”
    Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

  • #6
    Neil Gaiman
    “Each person who ever was or is or will be has a song. It isn't a song that anybody else wrote. It has its own melody, it has its own words. Very few people get to sing their song. Most of us fear that we cannot do it justice with our voices, or that our words are too foolish or too honest, or too odd. So people live their song instead.”
    Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

  • #7
    Jill Thompson
    “Today like every day roughly 5,000 people on the face of the planet will experience one-chance-in-a-million things and not one of them will refuse to believe the evidence of their senses.”
    Gaiman Neil

  • #8
    Louise Penny
    “Your beliefs become your thoughts
    Your thoughts become your words
    Your words become your actions
    Your actions become your destiny.

    Mahatma Ghandi,” he said. “There’s more, but I can’t remember it all.”
    Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

  • #9
    Louise Penny
    “Myrna could spend happy hours browsing bookcases. She felt if she could just get a good look at a person’s bookcase and their grocery cart, she’d pretty much know who they were.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #10
    Louise Penny
    “Now here's a good one:
    you're lying on your deathbed.
    You have one hour to live.
    Who is it, exactly, you have needed
    all these years to forgive?”
    Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

  • #11
    Louise Penny
    “The four sayings that lead to wisdom:
    I was wrong
    I'm sorry
    I don't know
    I need help”
    Louise Penny

  • #12
    Louise Penny
    “What are you afraid of?
    I'm afraid of not recognizing Paradise.”
    Louise Penny, The Brutal Telling

  • #13
    Louise Penny
    “We're all blessed and we're all blighted, Chief Inspector," said Finney. "Everyday each of us does our sums. The question is, what do we count?”
    Louise Penny, A Rule Against Murder

  • #14
    Louise Penny
    “I often think we should have tattooed on the back of whatever hand we use to shoot or write, 'I might be wrong.”
    Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

  • #15
    Louise Penny
    “Three Pines wasn’t on any tourist map, being too far off any main or even secondary road. Like Narnia, it was generally found unexpectedly and with a degree of surprise that such an elderly village should have been hiding in this valley all along. Anyone fortunate enough to find it once usually found their way back.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #16
    Louise Penny
    “Life is choice. All day, everyday. Who we talk to, where we sit, what we say, how we say it. And our lives become defined by our choices. It’s as simple and as complex as that. And as powerful. So when I’m observing, that’s what I’m watching for. The choices people make.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #17
    Louise Penny
    “I've been treating you with courtesy and respect because that's the way I choose to treat everyone. But never, ever mistake kindness with weakness.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #18
    Louise Penny
    “Abby Hoffman said we should all eat what we kill. That would put an end to war.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #19
    Louise Penny
    “Most of us are great with change, as long it was our idea. But change imposed from the outside can send some people into a tailspin. - Myrna Landers”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #20
    Louise Penny
    “I think many people love their problems. Gives them all sorts of excuses for not growing up and getting on with life.”
    Louise Penny, Still Life

  • #21
    Louise Penny
    “And what else did you find?'
    'God' he said simple. 'In a diner.'
    'What was he eating?'
    The question was so unexpected Gamache hesitated then laughed.
    'Lemon meringue pie.'
    'And how do you know He was God?'
    ...
    'I don't,' he admitted. 'He might have been just a fisherman. He was certainly dressed like one. But he looked across the room at me with such tenderness, such love, I was staggered...then he turned back to me with the most radiant smile I'd ever seen. I was filled with joy.”
    Louise Penny
    tags: god

  • #22
    Louise Penny
    “You too?" She asked Ruth. "How do your poems start out?"

    "They start as a lump in the throat," she said.”
    Louise Penny, The Long Way Home

  • #23
    Louise Penny
    “Matthew 10:36,” he’d said. “And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. Never forget that, Agent Lacoste.”
    Louise Penny, How the Light Gets In

  • #24
    Louise Penny
    “Old sins have long shadows," said Gamache. "And this is an old sin.”
    Louise Penny, How the Light Gets In

  • #25
    Louise Penny
    “All the mistakes I’ve made have been because I’ve assumed something and then acted as though it was fact. Very dangerous, Agent Lemieux. Believe me. I wonder if you haven’t already leaped to a false conclusion?”
    Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace

  • #26
    Louise Penny
    “Sometimes life goes in a direction not of our choosing,” said the minister, softly. “That’s why we need to adapt. It’s never too late to change direction.”
    Louise Penny, Bury Your Dead

  • #27
    Louise Penny
    “What people mistook for safety was in fact captivity.”
    Louise Penny, A Trick of the Light

  • #28
    Louise Penny
    “He knew time could heal. But it could also do more damage. A forest fire, spread over time, would consume everything.”
    Louise Penny, A Trick of the Light

  • #29
    Louise Penny
    “Despite himself, Beauvoir laughed. “There is strong shadow where there is much light.”
    Louise Penny, A Trick of the Light

  • #30
    Louise Penny
    “I’m sorry. I was wrong. I need help. I don’t know.”
    Louise Penny, Bury Your Dead



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