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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:28 am

April's second prompt is:

Part of a mission statement

from Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
Manetheren is remembered fondly by the Ogier.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:27 pm

From The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams:
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Will Lestrange » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:51 am

Part of a mission statement

From The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin:

"The heir who wins the windfall is the one who finds the...

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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:31 am

The third April prompt -

Name of an ancient forest

from Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs
the wilds of Montana
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:17 pm

Name of an ancient forest

From Scarlet by A. C. Gaughen:
Sherwood
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shadow Gaunt » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:08 pm

From Anne of Green Gables by L.M.Montgomery

Bouncing Bets
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shiloh Adlar » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:05 am

From A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness:

Cloud Cuckoo Land
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:17 pm

From The Green Mile by Stephen King:
the Green Mile
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:01 am

The fourth, and penultimate, April prompt:

The name of a least favorite dessert

from The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

The Blight
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shadow Gaunt » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:48 pm

From The Word Plum by Helen Chasin

plum


(I really really hate plums)
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:33 pm

From The Maze Runner by James Dashner:
WICKED
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:40 am

Our last April prompt:

Advice to travellers

from The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shadow Gaunt » Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:49 pm

From My Name is Ashley Lev by Chaim Potok

Seeds must be sown everywhere.


Here is the full quote, one of my personal favorites: “Seeds must be sown everywhere. Only some will bear fruit. But there would not be the fruit from the few had the many not been sown”
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Tue May 01, 2018 6:01 pm

From The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien:
Not all those who wander are lost.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon May 07, 2018 9:40 am

May's first prompt is:

The power of stories

From Golden Son by Pierce Brown:
the magic of man is in words, in tales, in legends lost and in those still yet to come
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon May 07, 2018 10:41 am

From On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King:
Books are a uniquely portable magic.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue May 08, 2018 4:11 pm

The power of stories

from City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
All the stories are true.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shadow Gaunt » Tue May 08, 2018 6:56 pm

From The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon May 14, 2018 8:27 am

Our next prompt is:

A worthy quest

From Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde:
the pursuit of knowledge
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon May 14, 2018 5:23 pm

A worthy quest

from As You Wish - Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes
a nice MLT--mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean and the tomato is ripe
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