Quick Quotes

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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sachiko Murata » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:24 am

I know I'm only supposed to pick one quote, but the book I picked up is an authentic gold mine when it comes to this particular topic.
Here are three sentences, in the order in which I found them:

From Shipwrecks by Akira Yoshimura:
• Inside, the old women of the village chanted sutras in hushed voices.

• The sea was growing angry under the bright red sky.

• Isaku gazed at the ship until it at last disappeared behind the small headland where the crows circled.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Shiloh Adlar » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:38 am

From When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina
Maybe she is counting the people who have died since we first met.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:42 am

This week's prompt is:

The title of a mystery novel

from Sabriel by Garth Nix
The tools of a necromancer.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:30 am

This week's prompt is:

The name of a television sitcom

from The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
"Right away, sir."
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"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:42 am

The name of a television sitcom

From Camino Island by John Grisham:
Bookstore of the Year
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"I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."
- Edward Everett Hale
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Vanessa Tilley » Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:47 am

From Stardust by Neil Gaiman
The Seventh Magpie
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:21 am

This week's prompt is:

Overheard in a dream

from A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
"If you have to buy him food, get him nuts."
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Gustavo Flores » Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:47 pm

Let's begin October with the following prompt:

Something that deserves applause

From Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling:
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be".
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Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:04 pm

Something that deserves applause

from Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
"In every ending there is a new beginning."
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Gustavo Flores » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:00 am

The prompt of this week:

The words that bring an end to an argument

From Series of Unfortunate Events: The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket:
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.".
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:44 am

From Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini:
Shutting it down. All of it.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Vanessa Tilley » Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:55 pm

From Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire:

"Incendio!" said Mr. Weasley.

That would stop my arguments anyway lol
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:09 pm

The words that bring an end to an argument

from Cover of Night by Linda Howard
"Yes, ma'am" he said very definitely, and she grinned.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Aurelia West » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:49 pm

The words that bring an end to an argument

From Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel:
That's not true, unfortunately.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:40 pm

The words that bring an end to an argument

From Attachments by Rainbow Rowell:
If this were a Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks movie, I'd just kiss you, probably in the middle of a sentence. That would fix everything.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Gustavo Flores » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:05 pm

Another week, another prompt:

Part of a fortune teller's prophecy

From P.S. I Love You: When Mom Wrote She Always Saved the Best for Last by H. Jackson Brown Jr.:
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do."
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:49 am

Part of a fortune teller's prophecy

from The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
Perhaps after a hundred generations it is possible to forget.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:26 am

From Across the Universe by Beth Revis:
It's always in the rain...
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Gustavo Flores » Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:49 pm

This week's prompt is:

Part of an outdated law

From Matilda by Roald Dahl:
There is little point in teaching anything backwards. The whole object of life, Headmistress, is to go forwards.”
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:22 pm

Part of an outdated law

from The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Let the Ring be your weapon ...
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"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris
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