Garland Quotes

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Alex Garland
“Though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the evilest motherfucker in the valley”
Alex Garland

Erik Pevernagie
“When the shine is wearing off and the underlying cracks of a garlanded lifestyle become painfully apparent, reality may inexorably take its toll and gruelingly reveal the presence of a blatant and hideous gap of irrelevance and vanity. ("Could the milk man be the devil?" )”
Erik Pevernagie

Margaret Mahy
“I'm the Beast. You're the Beauty," he said. "It's all a story, isn't it?”
Margaret Mahy, Maddigan's Fantasia

Margaret Mahy
What's happened to the world? she was thinking. Everything has turned terrible...and the bits that aren't terrible have gone mad. I don't understand anything anymore.
Margaret Mahy, Maddigan's Fantasia

Munia Khan
“Street children are lovely blossoms just dropped from the tree after a heavy storm. Now they need to be put together with a needle and threads of security and shelter to live into a beautiful circle of life’s garland”
Munia Khan

Margaret Mahy
“Will you still love me when I'm a monster?”
Margaret Mahy , Maddigan's Fantasia

Margaret Mahy
“All right," said Eden. "After all, we've got to hide somewhere. And even if they move on a bit faster than we can, they'll still leave signs, won't they?

"Yes, they'll drip blood and leave echoes of people laughing," said Timon in a dark voice. Eden looked at him apprehensively. But then Timon laughed himself. "Joking! Joking! Only joking!" he cried, and Eden nodded, echoing his laughter rather uncertainly.”
Margaret Mahy, Maddigan's Fantasia

“Oh sweet December,
You bring us Charlie Brown, chestnuts and candy canes,
You add such sweetness to your name
You bring us garland, gingerbread and mistletoe,
You also bring us everything wrapped in a bow
Oh sweet December-you’re so good to us,
You always prepare us for The Christmas fuss”
CHARMAINE J FORDE

Alex Garland
“Moshe was a tall Israeli with an ear-splitting laugh. He used it in the same way as a madman uses a gun, spraying it around with bewildering randomness. Hearing the laugh made me blink instinctively, like hearing a hammer pound on brick or metal. Our conversation was impeded by having to watch him through the strobe effect of my convulsing eyes.”
Alex Garland

Nithin Purple
“The thick baffling blades of false world customs rip off my views and ideas,like breaking every string of my aesthetic thoughts in disdain and jealousy;pain pain enough your tigrine roars before I die.”
Nithin Purple, Venus and Crepuscule: Beauty and Violence on Me Thrown

Nithin Purple
“Ah! listen the song of storm from my disturbed soul;and it scatters flower buds into its lonely halls;like every pain needs a dirge,with wreaths that awful the world framed one for me,and gives the time it calls.”
Nithin Purple, Venus and Crepuscule: Beauty and Violence on Me Thrown

Charlotte Brontë
“I rested my temples on the breast of temptation, and put my neck voluntarily under her yoke of flowers; I tasted her cup. The pillow was burning: there is an asp in the garland: the wine has a bitter taste: her promises are hollow- her offers false. I see and know all this.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Sanchita Pandey
“Your life is like many moments strewn together just like in a garland. Live one moment at a time in love, truth and gratitude and your life will become like a never ending festival! --- from the book "Lessons from My Garden”
Sanchita Pandey

“I've worked very hard, you know," she confided to him, "and I've planted some kind of-I've been lucky enough, I guess, to plant a star-and then people wanted to either get in the act or else they wanted to rob me emotionally or financially, whatever. And then walk away and it's always lonely”
Anne Edwards, Judy Garland