Inkheart Quotes

Quotes tagged as "inkheart" (showing 1-21 of 21)
Cornelia Funke
“Books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them.”
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

Cornelia Funke
“The world was a terrible place, cruel, pitiless, dark as a bad dream. Not a good place to live. Only in books could you find pity, comfort, happiness - and love. Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you security and friendship and didn't ask anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.”
Cornelia Funke, The Inkheart Trilogy: Inkheart, Inkspell, Inkdeath

Cornelia Funke
“My children were all made from paper and printer's ink...”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“The truth's not pretty of course. No one likes to look it in the face.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“We're all liars when it serves our purpose.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“Why would we ever want to go back when your world is so accommodating with your telephones and your guns and what's that sticky stuff called ...duct tape.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“She wanted to return to her dream. Perhaps it was still somewhere there behind her closed eyelids. Perhaps a little of its happiness still clung like gold dust to her lashes. Don't dreams in fairy tales sometimes leave a token behind?”
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

Cornelia Funke
“Words,words filled the night like the fragrance of invisible flowers.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“It's a cruel world, don't you think?”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“The written word is a powerful thing, you have to be careful with it. - Silvertongue”
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

Isaac Bashevis Singer
“What do these children do without story books?" Naftali asked.

And Reb Zebulun replied: "They have to make do. Storybooks aren't bread. You can live without them."

"I couldn't live without them." Naftali said.”
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Cornelia Funke
“Look at your daughter,' she whispered. 'As brave as...as.." She wanted to compare Meggie to a hero in some story but all the heroes she could think of were men, and anyway none of them seemed to her brave enough for comparison to the girl standing there, perfectly straight, scrutinizing Capricorn's Black Jackets, with her chin jutting out defiantly.”
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

“Farid...She missed him so much that she felt ashamed of it.”
Meggie Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

Richard de Bury
“In books I mee the dead as if they were alive,
in books I see what is yet to come...
All things decay and pass with time...
all fame would fall victim to oblivion
if God had not given mortal men the book to aid them.”
Richard de Bury

Cornelia Funke
“(...)depois de acordar de um pesadelo, nada a sossegava mais do que a respiração do pai, ali ao seu lado, e o folhear das páginas. Nada conseguia espantar mais rapidamente os sonhos maus do que o sussurrar do papel impresso.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“Tapi suatu saat nanti dia mungkin akan semiskin tikus karena membelanjakan semua uangnya untuk membeli buku. Aku takut dia juga tak akan ragu menjual jiwanya jika ada iblis yang bisa memberikan buku yang diinginkannya”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“You're the one who says books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them...”
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

Cornelia Funke
“Farid callaba. Sus oídos amaban la voz de Lengua de Brujo. Era la voz que lo había sacado de su otra vida mísera, pero amaba más a Dedo Polvoriento, sin saber por qué.”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“the sly smile hides the broken heart”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“Creo que ella se alimenta de letras. Toda su casa está abarrotada de libros. Ella los prefiere claramente a la compañía de las personas”
Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke
“Las malas historias no despiertan a la vida. No hay ningún Dedo Polvoriento en ellas.”
Cornelia Funke