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Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:28 am
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
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.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:27 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
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.”

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:51 am
by Will Lestrange
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

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:31 am
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
The third April prompt -

Name of an ancient forest

from Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs
the wilds of Montana

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:17 pm
by Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Name of an ancient forest

From Scarlet by A. C. Gaughen:
Sherwood

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:08 pm
by Shadow Gaunt
From Anne of Green Gables by L.M.Montgomery

Bouncing Bets

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:05 am
by Shiloh Adlar
From A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness:

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:17 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From The Green Mile by Stephen King:
the Green Mile

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:01 am
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
The fourth, and penultimate, April prompt:

The name of a least favorite dessert

from The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

The Blight

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:48 pm
by Shadow Gaunt
From The Word Plum by Helen Chasin

plum


(I really really hate plums)

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:33 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From The Maze Runner by James Dashner:
WICKED

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:40 am
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
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.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:49 pm
by Shadow Gaunt
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”

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 6:01 pm
by Maxim Trevelyan
From The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien:
Not all those who wander are lost.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 9:40 am
by Prof. Amy Lupin
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

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 10:41 am
by Maxim Trevelyan
From On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King:
Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:11 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
The power of stories

from City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
All the stories are true.

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 6:56 pm
by Shadow Gaunt
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

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 8:27 am
by Prof. Amy Lupin
Our next prompt is:

A worthy quest

From Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde:
the pursuit of knowledge

Re: Quick Quotes

Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 5:23 pm
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
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