William Joyce · 228 pages
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“To understand pretending is to conquer all barriers of time and space.”
“The possibilities were endless. Battles would be fought. Wonders revealed. Many journeys. Many lands. Many joys. Many sorrows.
But stories all...”
“you know, a daydream properly utilized can be the most powerful force in the universe. One need only dream of freedom to begin to break the spell of enslavement.”
“Life is made up of danger and heartbreak, I laugh in the face of both!”
“But evil is a cunning force. It can find the weakness in any man, even the bravest. [...] It only takes a single weak moment to let evil in.”
“to understand pretending," Ombric was fond of saying, "is to conquer all barriers of time and space.”
“To understand creativity is to conquer the boundaries of time and space.”
“When he said this, it was not a form of criticism. It was just a simple observation that led to another bite from the movie on his plate called The Old Man and the Stew.”
“I stay for the one moment you smile throughout the day. Or to watch you run your hand through your hair. Because I must, must”—his breath was short—“must be near you, in any way I can.” I was speechless. I”
“The leaves were still on the trees, but were becoming dry, perched like birds ready to fly off.”
“Within families, you’re stuck with the character they think you are, whatever you do. You become a war hero and all that your parents ever talk about is something supposedly funny you used to do when you were in nursery school.”
“The power of knowing the future could corrupt even the most noble heart. - Marcus Bennett”
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