Neil Quotes

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Neil Gaiman
“I was kidnapped by aliens, they came down from outer space with ray guns, but I fooled them by wearing a wig and laughing in a foreign accent, and I escaped.”
Neil Gaiman, Coraline

Richelle Mead
“Sydney, I'm so happy to see you again. If there's anything I can do for you, please let me know. And you must be Neil."

"Your majesty." Neil swept her a bow so low that his forehead touched the ground. Above him, Adrian rolled his eyes.

"Easy there, Lancelot," Adrian said. "I don't think bowing is required when she's in jeans and bunny slippers.”
Richelle Mead, The Fiery Heart

Neil Gaiman
“I felt very much like a hooker who had just been told she was a lady of the evening.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman
“Rattle his bones
over the stones
its only a pauper
who nobody owns”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman
“Silas consumed only one food, and it was not bananas.”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Neil Walker
“If you make your own rules in life, rather than going by those laid down by others, you find that it becomes a lot more enjoyable.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Gaiman
“So, yeah, my people figured that maybe there's something at the back of it all, a creator, a great spirit, and so we say thank you to it, because it's always good to say thank you. But we never built churches. We didn't need to. The land was the church. The land was the religion. The land was older and wiser than the people who walked on it.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

“He ran until he couldn't breathe, but he never stopped hurting.”
Nora Sakavic, The Raven King
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Neil Walker
“As long as you show that you’re willing to take it further than them, they’ll tend to back off, whoever they may be.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“Why waste yourself doing something pointless, when you can spend your life being productive in your own eyes?”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Gaiman
“The cartoon me writes the books cartoon people read in the cartoon world, because they need things to read there too.”
Neil Gaiman

Neil Walker
“Black and white, good and evil, is just a way to simplify life and make it easier for people to deal with. People love it too; that’s why so many people go to church on a Sunday.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang Vengeance

Neil Walker
“How can you escape from your own conscience, the reality of your own actions?”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Gaiman
“Then she looked at the man on the tree and she smiled wryly. "They just aren't as interesting naked," she said. "It's the unwrapping that's half the fun. Like with gifts, and eggs.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Walker
“Self-loathing was on the agenda for the foreseeable future and he found it hard to imagine a way past it.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“Sometimes if you hold back on someone, they mistake your kindness for weakness. Sometimes you’ve got to go all out, to show people that you mean business.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang Vengeance

Neil Walker
“Strength, confidence and invincibility had to exude from him at all times. Any vacuum in power could lead to injury, betrayal or death.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang Vengeance

Neil Walker
“Don’t get me wrong, we’re not the fucking Partridge family or anything. We don’t all go on picnics and hold hands.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“You are from Belfast; are you sure that was your first time holding a gun?”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“This time I am on a mission of no mercy.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang Vengeance

Neil Walker
“Jim Morrison had star quality and he’s dead. Star quality’s no good to you when you’re dead.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Gaiman
“It was a survival thing: he didn't answer back, didn't say anything about job security for prison guards, debate the nature of repentance, rehabilitation, or rates of recidivism. He didn't say anything funny or clever, and, to be on the safe side, when he was talking to a prison official, whenever possible, he didn't say anything at all. Speak when you're spoken to. Do your own time. Get out. Go home. ... Rebuild a life.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“She prays she's bought another clutch of days. We save our lives in such unlikely ways.”
Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

Neil Walker
“This is where he had ended up, lying on his back, trying to forget himself.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“If you want to live life exactly the way you want to, rather than following convention, then you’ve got to defy convention to finance that lifestyle.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Walker
“This was it, his life of crime and recreation about to officially start.”
Neil Walker, Drug Gang

Neil Gaiman
“You don't want to ask after the health of anyone, if you're a funeral director. They think maybe you're scouting for business.”
Neil Gaiman

Gina Gordon
“Penn is the brains behind this event. On behalf of my brothers, and all of the kids in the program, I’d like to say thank you.” Neil winked. “It seems that the four of us just can’t function without a strong, focused woman telling us what to do.”
Gina Gordon, Recipe for Satisfaction
tags: humor, men, neil

Neil Gaiman
“- La gente debería tenerle miedo a Ursula Monkton - afirmé
- Quizá. Y a qué crees que le tiene miedo Ursula Monkton?
- No sé. Por qué crees que le tiene miedo a algo? Es una adulta, no? Y los adultos y los monstruos no tiene miedo.
- Oh, los monstruos sí que tienen miedo - dijo Lettie -. Por eso son monstruos. y en cuanto a los adultos... - Dejó de hablar, se frotó su pecosa nariz con un dedo - Te voy a decir algo muy importante: por dentro, los adultos tampoco parecen adultos. Por fuera son grandes y desconsiderados y siempre parece que saben lo que hacen. Por dentro, siguen siendo exactamente igual que han sido siempre. Como cuando tenían tu edad. La verdad es que los adultos no existen. Ni uno solo, en todo el mundo.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
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Teresa Schulz
“Please,’ Neil shook the stinging fluid out of his eyes. Don’t beg. You’ll appear weak DO NOT BEG. ‘Please, I’m begging you. Don’t take my bike. It’s all I have left and I ... I ...’ he looked behind him in the direction of the city, ‘I can’t go back.”
Teresa Schulz, Barbed Wire and Daisies