Coin Quotes

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Mary E. Pearson
“Faith and science, I have learned, are two sides of the same coin, separated by an expanse so small, but wide enough that one side can't see the other. They don't know they are connected.”
Mary E. Pearson, The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Suzanne Collins
“I search his eyes for the slightest sign of anything, fear, remorse, anger. But there's only the same look of amusement that ended our last conversation. It's as if he's speaking the words again. "Oh, my dear Miss Everdeen. I thought we had agreed not to lie to each other."
He's right. We did.
The point of my arrow shifts upward. I release the string. And President Coin collapses over the side of the balcony and plunges to the ground. Dead.”
Suzanne Collins

Richard Due
“Some people are just sad when there aren't talking squirrels.” —Lily Winter”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

Richard Due
“Tavin cupped his hands to his mouth. “Here, dragon-dragon-dragon!” he yelled.
Lily stared in amazement. Well, that was bold, she thought, and stupid.”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

Richard Due
“You won't find the tales I bear in any books . . . My tales are from the Moon Realm.” —Ebb Autumn”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

Richard Due
“Odd names: Winter, Autumn—they almost sound as if someone just made them up.” —Dubb”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

“Every blessing, just like a coin, has two sides”
Sunday Adelaja

Patricia A. McKillip
“The message, which one fall or another of the coin would eventually give him, was how to get himself out of his chamber and into Nepenthe's, so that he could tell her why he had not come to tell her why he had not come.”
Patricia A. McKillip, Alphabet of Thorn

George R.R. Martin
“Paying good coin to bad men.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Richard Due
“But—" yelped Twizbang, “Greydor will eat us!”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

“Guys,
Don't be Clever by knowing one side.
Your assumptions are always wrong.
Even a one rupee coin have two sides.”
Allan Bridjith

Munia Khan
“Real wealth is not the weight of coins; it is the net value of your honesty”
Munia Khan

Jeanette Winterson
“Don't you think it's strange that life, described
as so rich and full, a camel-trail of adventure,
should shrink to this coin sized world?”
Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body
tags: coin, love

Eddie Mumford
“Money is a tool, so I don't have to be.”
Eddie Mumford

George R.R. Martin
“Paying coin to the usurper is proof of naught but treason.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Ehsan Sehgal
“Silence is such a coin that one side of which failure has and on the other hand holds the success, adopt it wisely.”
Ehsan Sehgal
tags: coin

“A fortune can't be made from a single coin in the same way a forest can be grown from a single seed.”
VKBoy, Shambala Sect

Ehsan Sehgal
“Silence is such a coin that one side of which failure has and on the other hand, holds the success; adopt it wisely”
Ehsan Sehgal
tags: coin

Alix E. Harrow
“Safely cocooned in my room, wrapped in the pink-and-gold bedspread that still smelled of nutmeg and sandalwood, I removed the coin from its tiny pocket in my skirt and studied the silver-eyed queen. She had a mischievous, run-away-with-me sort of smile, and for a moment I felt my heart swoop like something taking flight, tasted cedar and salt in my mouth-”
Alix E. Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January

“The architect thinks of his client and builds a house like a machine, in order to be absolutely modern and retain only the most topical (and forward-looking) elements of the modern; the writer thinks of himself and writes a story as one way of understanding the modern tumult and all that preceded it. Together, they stamp the two sides of a single coin, an amulet for us to wear as we confront the future.”
Christoph Grafe, Oase 70: Architecture and Literature

Ljupka Cvetanova
“Rich people? If only they had a coin for every coin they have!”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

“It all begins with a coin, dream and exploration .”
Ankit Samrat

“When those who truly pushed the box have no say in which direction the box goes, our home is left with one of the most common problems in the known world.

With even the boxes, scratching their heads.”
Monaristw

“Reflect, and buoyancy may reflect the reflection.”
Monaerw

“They didn't know, we know. They are excused.”
Minoaristw

“Building up, tearing down, and inaction.

Preconsideration, consequences.”
Garistw

“Cursed be the horses, entering rooms without first turning the lights on, and not turning all the lights off [upon] last to leave.

Vision.”
Paratratw

Jo Nesbø
“They’re two sides of the same coin. Life becomes a living hell, but the alternative is even worse.”
Jo Nesbø, Flaggermusmannen
tags: coin, hell, life

Cynthia Barnett
“Seashells were money before coin, jewelry before gems, art before canvas.”
Cynthia Barnett, The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans

T. Kingfisher
“She picked up a river stone and set it down in the pile of treasure. It acquired facets and blazed like a ruby under her hands. She picked up a coin, stamped with the face of an ancient king, and moved it to the other side of the table, where it was a dried leaf with the edges turning to powder.”
T. Kingfisher, Nettle & Bone

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