Gnomes Quotes

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J.K. Rowling
“Xenophilius Lovegood," he said, extending a hand to Harry. "My daughter and I live over the hill, so kind of the Weasleys to invite us. I think you know my Luna?" he added to Ron.
"Yes" said Ron. "Isn't she with you?"
"She lingered in that charming little garden to say hello to the gnomes, such a glorious infestation! How few wizards realize just how much we can learn from the wise little gnomes — or, to give then their correct names, the Gernumbli gardensi."
"Ours do know a lot of excellent swear words," said Ron, "but I think Fred and George taught them those.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Pat Frayne
“Favorite Quotations.
I speak my mind because it hurts to bite my tongue.
The worth of a book is measured by what you carry away from it.
It's not over till it's over.
Imagination is everything.
All life is an experiment.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly.”
Pat Frayne, Tales of Topaz the Conjure Cat: Part I Topaz and the Evil Wizard & Part II Topaz and the Plum-Gista Stone

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers’ chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings who are over the age of six usually act or react not as per what they genuinely feel or really think but in accordance with the expectations of those around them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The world economy would collapse if a significant number of people were to realize and then act on the realization that it is possible to enjoy many if not most of the things that they enjoy without first having to own them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings’ chances of being alive in a thousand years’ time are a hundred times higher than their chances of being sincerely happy for at least ten consecutive days.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“In reality most human beings are not, to most human beings, more important than money.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Many a parent, sad to say, has used their child as an opportunity for them, the parent, to do, through their child, something or some of the things that they, the parent, did not do or did not do successfully.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Loneliness tortures many if not most of the elderly more intensely and more frequently than it torments many if not most of us who will never be or have not yet been pushed or pulled into old age.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Not a few millions of parents strongly hope that their own children will step in by instantly becoming their own parents’ foster parents, if and when the parents reach their second childhood.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Jefferson Smith
“Trust not in Sprites nor the motivations of a Gnome.”
Jefferson Smith, Strange Places

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Many millions of pregnancies—many if not most of which have each led to the birth of at least one child—were each used as nothing but a conspicuous means to a secret end called the evasion of abortion.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“When selecting a one-night stand, a heterosexual woman who is materialistic is a trillion times more likely to choose a sexually unattractive poor man who seems rich over a sexually attractive rich man who seems poor.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“As an unavoidable result of the inevitable loss of some physical and/or some mental abilities, many a man who has been alive for many years has become a boy again.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Amma Sharon
“Within the magic of the asking,
lives the magic to receive,
wonderfully exciting, endless possibilities!”
Amma Sharon, A Gnome's Winter Solstice Tale: Would You Unquestionably Rather Be Yourself?

Ben Ditmars
“But they were nonetheless consumed with a fire of loyalty, that paid no heed to years or age.”
Ben Ditmars, Gnomes of Coyul: The Crystal Staff

Ben Ditmars
“Golden brown syrup light pranced upon his melancholy face. The flickering was somewhat surreal.”
Ben Ditmars, Gnomes of Coyul: The Crystal Staff

Ben Ditmars
“From then on, the King would turkey slap one woman for the rest of his years. It was a bigger sacrifice than all he had made to the gods.”
Ben Ditmars, Turkey Slap 2012

Ben Ditmars
“So he dreamt of the land of sunbeams; and that
was a dream indeed!”
Ben Ditmars, The Old Crone and the Princess

Marilyn Velez
“Long and white was his hair, like the mountains of the north, with a towering beard that had aged with time. Shrouded was his cloak, and of yew was his staff, and atop his head, a braided crown made of silver decorated it. Wrapped around his furrow neck, hung a horn, and perched high atop his olden shoulders, rested two ravens resembling the color of a wave’s crest. From the book Tundra: A Wanderer's Tale into Darkness”
Marilyn Velez

C.A. Tedeschi
“Ale is the most civilized thing to a Dwarf, but to a Human it’s a reversal; a step back into a more primitive state.”

(HammerThorn)”
C.A. Tedeschi, The Knights of the Brotherhood

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