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Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:16 am
by Aurelia West
Text from a book about conspiracy theories

From All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka:
Good ideas don't stand a chance against good bureaucracy.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:19 pm
by Sky Alton
This week's prompt is....

Strange first words for a child

From the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien
The road goes ever on and on....

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:27 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Strange First words for a child....

You knew I had to do this ...
From The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
Sing hey! for the bath at close of day. That washes the weary mud away!

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:10 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From City of Bones by Cassandra Clare:
Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:07 am
by Prof. Amy Lupin
This week's prompt is:

Part of a weather report

From Summer Knight by Jim Butcher:
It rained toads this morning.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:22 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:48 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Part of a weather report

From Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

The air smelled different; it was cooler, and the air was damp.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:22 am
by Prof. Amy Lupin
This week's prompt is:

An unusual job or job description

From Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde:
a career procrastinator

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:51 am
by Maxim Trevelyan
From Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer:
plot dastardly acts

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:00 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
An unusual job or job description

from Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

"Hosteen is a movie star, Anna."
[ ]Hosteen smiled --
[ ]"... No real parts, just Apache number two, Hopi number eight, that sorth of thing.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:47 pm
by Aurelia West
An unusual job or job description

From The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson:
choose seemingly hopeless fights and win them

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:02 pm
by Prof. Amy Lupin
This week's prompt is:

The meaning of life is…

From I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith:
a mixture of fiction, philosophy and poetry

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:10 pm
by Sky Alton
The Meaning of Life is....
From the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
42

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:47 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From Chocolat by Joanne Harris:
Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:00 am
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
The meaning of life is…

from Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
"Love," he said.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:53 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
This week's prompt is:

Text from a travel guide

from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an intersteller hitchhiker can have.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:03 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald:
The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:53 am
by Aurelia West
Text from a travel guide

From The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins:
The 8:04 slow train from Ashbury to Euston can test the patience of the most seasoned commuter.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:29 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
This week's prompt is:

A sentence that's twice as dramatic when read slowly


from The Sandman Overture by Neil Gaiman
Please make them comfortable: I shall endeavour not to be gone too long.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:05 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From Frankenstein by Mary Shelley:
Beware; for I am fearless and therefore powerful.