Quotes from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition

Joseph Delaney ·  162 pages

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“And an unaware witch means a witch who doesn't know she's a witch, and because she's a women that makes her double trouble. Never trust a women."
My mothers a women," I said, suddenly feeling a little angry, "and I trust her."
Mothers are usually women," said the Spook. "And mothers are usually quite trustworthy, as long as your their son. Otherwise look out!”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“How can you be lonely? You've got yourself, haven't you? If you ever lose yourself, then you'll really be lonely...”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“He who never makes a mistake never makes anything. It's part of learning the job.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“You never know just what you can do until you try.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“He who never makes a mistake, never makes anything.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition



“I like to keep my books in my library, he said, 'and I like my library to get bigger rather than smaller.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Well, you’re safe until you make another silly mistake,’ the Spook added. ‘And don’t say you won’t. He who never makes a mistake never makes anything. It’s part of learning the job.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Sometimes, when something bad leaves the world, something good enters in its place. I've seen it happen before . - Mam”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“How can you be lonely? You've got yourself, haven't you? If you ever lose yourself, then you'll really be lonely.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“My dad once told me that women know things that men don't. That sometimes they have a certain look in their eyes, but when you see it, you should never ask them what they're thinking. If you do they might tell you something you don't want to hear.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition



“Have you ever felt time slow so much that that it almost appears to stop? Ever listened to a clock when the next tick seems to take forever to follow the last tock?”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“If we're afraid, sometimes there are things that can feed on that fear. Fear makes it worse for us. The trick is to concentrate on what you can see and stop thinking about yourself. It works every time...”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Everybody tells lie sometimes, she replied . Wouldn't be human if you didn't. But mostly I tell the truth. - Alice”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Alice might end up neither good nor bad. She might end up somewhere in between. That would make her very dangerous to know. That girl could be the bane of your life, a blight, a poison on everything you do. Or she might turn out to be the best and strongest friend you’ll ever have. Someone who’ll make all the difference in the world. I just don’t know which way it will go. I can’t see it, no matter how hard I try.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Everyone has his price. It's just a case of making an offer that pleases him but doesn't hurt you too much. - Dad”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition



“Lonely? How can you be lonely ? You've got yourself, haven't you? If you ever lose yourself, then you'll really be lonely. In the meantime, stop complaining. You're nearly a man now, and a man has to work. Ever since the world began, men have been doing jobs they didn't like. Why should it be any different for you? You're the seventh son of a seventh son, and this is the job you were born to do. - Mam”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“He who never makes a mistake never makes anything. It's part of learning the job. - Spook”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“Maybe, but she knows too much and she's clever too. She's just a girl now, but one day she'll be a woman and a clever woman's dangerous.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


“We depend on neither man nor beast to get us where we need to go. If you rely on your own two good legs, then they won’t let you down.”
― Joseph Delaney, quote from The Spook's Apprentice - Play Edition


About the author

Joseph Delaney
Born place: in Preston, The United Kingdom
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