Quick Quotes

Moderator: Book Club Heads

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Sun May 14, 2017 4:32 pm

This week's prompt is:
Choices made

from Proof by Dick Francis
Beach's conspicuous intelligence would take him far if only he would stir himself to choose a direction.
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Silver Arrow
Posts: 376
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Tue May 16, 2017 2:06 pm

From The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien:
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
Image
Thank you Dario!

Aurelia West
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 116
Joined: Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:21 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Thu May 18, 2017 5:23 am

Choices made

From Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee:
Father said he had great plans for us, and I owe it to him to find out what they were.
Image

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue May 23, 2017 6:45 am

This weeks prompt is:
Code words passed between secret agents to confirm their identities

from Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
"All right. You first."
"Oh, no. You first."
"But you're a demon."
"Yes, but a demon of my word, I should hope."
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Arnora Eleniel
No broom
Posts: 37
Joined: Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:27 pm
Location: Slovenia

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Arnora Eleniel » Tue May 23, 2017 6:58 am

From The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien:

“Good Morning!"

"What do you mean? Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?"

"All of them at once."

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue May 23, 2017 4:57 pm

Code words passed between secret agents to confirm their identities

because

From The Princess Bride - S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure - The 'good parts' version - Abridged by William Goldman - by William Goldman

"You seem a decent fellow. I hate to kill you."
"You seem a decent fellow. I hate to die."
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon May 29, 2017 2:21 pm

This weeks prompt is:
A line you would print on the back cover to sell your book

From Silence Fallen, by Patricia Briggs
This wasn't the first time chocolate got me in trouble.
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Arnora Eleniel
No broom
Posts: 37
Joined: Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:27 pm
Location: Slovenia

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Arnora Eleniel » Mon May 29, 2017 4:45 pm

From Coraline by Neil Gaiman:
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.

Aurelia West
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 116
Joined: Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:21 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:47 am

A line you would print on the back cover to sell your book

From Killing and Dying: Stories by Adrian Tomine:
It took me a minute to put two and two together, and then I burst out laughing. I mean, what else can you do when you're suddenly faced with something so odd?
Image

User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Silver Arrow
Posts: 376
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:30 am

This week's prompt is:

Text on a motivational poster

From The Light in the Heart by Roy T. Bennett:
Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.
Image
Thank you Dario!

User avatar
Sky Alton
Cleansweep One
Posts: 525
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor
Contact:

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Sky Alton » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:35 am

Text on a motivational poster from Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch
As Conan the Barbarian famously said, That which does not kill us does not kill us.
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:45 am

Text on a motivational poster

from Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce
Plainly she would have to take care of this herself. If any gods tried to stop her, they would regret it.
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:58 pm

This week's prompt:

Text from a nature guide

from Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There ~ by Lewis Carroll
Beware the Jabberwock
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

Aurelia West
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 116
Joined: Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:21 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:47 am

Text from a nature guide

From Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee:
The sweeter the prize, the faster the flies will find it.
Image

User avatar
Prof. Amy Lupin
Cleansweep Two
Posts: 1229
Joined: Sat Aug 16, 2003 6:05 pm
Location: Slytherin

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:15 pm

Text from a nature guide

From Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde:

A six-foot hedgehog in a shawl and bonnet might have caused a few eyebrows to be raised in the neighbourhood — no one wore bonnets in Swindon these days.
Image

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:15 am

This week's prompt:

Lyrics from a song
Note: Your quote should still come from a book. It can be an actual song or something which could seem like lyrics.

from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
We did it, we bashed them, wee Potter’s the one,
And Voldy’s gone moldy, so now let’s have fun!
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Firebolt
Posts: 4772
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:31 am

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:48 pm

This week's prompt is:

A sentence in a fortune cookie

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams:
Don't panic.
Image
*Avatar made by Amy*
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent.
Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris

User avatar
Maxim Trevelyan
Silver Arrow
Posts: 376
Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:35 pm

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:59 pm

From Half-Moon Investigations by Eoin Colfer:
...think about not getting caught.
Image
Thank you Dario!

User avatar
Shiloh Adlar
Moontrimmer
Posts: 285
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:02 am
Location: USA

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Shiloh Adlar » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:12 am

From The Art of War by Sun Tzu:
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Image
Shiloh Adlar, Sixth Year, Prefect, RQT Co-Captain
"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." -Voltaire

User avatar
Sky Alton
Cleansweep One
Posts: 525
Joined: Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Location: Gryffindor
Contact:

Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Sky Alton » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:25 pm

To celebrate the end of term, this weeks prompt is...
Advice to Graduating Students

From Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
You could rattle the stars...You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too.
Image
"Does the Walker choose the path or the path the walker?" -Garth Nix
(Av/sig by Amy!)


Return to “Book Club”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest