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18+ quotes from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by Obert Skye

Quotes from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

Obert Skye ·  368 pages

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“there is no moment more precious than the exact moment you are living now”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“There are some things your mind has been hiding from you.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“I am what I am because I have made myself so.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“You have food?" Winter scolded. "I thought you said you were hungry."
I'm hungry for other things besides what I have," [Clover] argued.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“Well, it's not my fault that you can't manage your money.'
You threw away my purse.'
I thought it was an enemy.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“There is no moment more precious than the exact moment they are living. And that exact moment has a lot to do with how future moments play out.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“He came into the world like a delivery that no one knew what to do with, and nobody wanted to sign for.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“What was that you gave me to eat?" Winter panicked.
A Filler Crisp," Clover said, his eyes seventy percent concerned and thirty percent mischievous.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“[Clover] secretly hitched a ride with a nice German couple and their new baby...Clover appeared to the baby, so as to be a delightful, soothing surprise. Well, the child did like Clover. In fact, she held him and cooed. When the parents turned around to look at her and saw their child holding a furry, living creature, they needlessly panicked.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“Not likely. Dreams are pretty and usually involve horses or rainbows or castles, or big-”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“What-ifs are for fools. We are here because are meant to be.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“The car emitted on last gasp and rolled to a stop, in the middle of the Altlantic Ocean. "We're here," Leven tried to joke.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“There is no dignity in a crying toothpick.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“Cats learned how to fly that evening,...”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“There is nothing quite as painful as a truly awkward silence.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“A true thing about seeds is that they don't always stay seeds. In addition, most seeds grow up to be something. Some become plants or trees that then go about producing more seeds. Some seeds get popped and eaten and...well, you probably have a pretty good idea of what happens to things after they get eaten.
Some seeds are dried, some are pressed for oil, and some simply end up in bean bags or as the rattle in a baby's toy. It's probably fair to say that the life and times of a seed isn't necessarily the most exciting thing in the world, but what the seed lacks in excitement, it makes up for in miracles.
It's a miracle that a tiny seed can change from a dot in your palm into a towering tree whose wood can be made into the home you live in or the paper books are printed on.”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“There is nothing quite as painful as a truly awkward silence. If you have fallen in love and you tell the object of your affection how you feel and she simply stares at you, the air still and empty, that's awkward. Perhaps you finally get up the nerve to ask your boss for a raise and after you master the courage to blurt out your request he lets it hang there in the open air. This can be an awkward silence as well. But for some reason both these examples pale in comparison to the kind of uncomfortable silence a person might experience when trapped in the stomach of a colossal snake, miles under ground, where there is nothing but total darkness and the sound of your own self taking your final hot breathes of musty, stale air, after you've just heard the news that the one person who you believe could save you just because he is so big and powerful is hiding out in the pocket of a friend as a . . . toothpick”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


“Leven Thumps, you are incredibly more than you believe yourself to be." - Colver”
― Obert Skye, quote from Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo


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