Monday, August 03, 2009

"I don't understand money," he said. "When I hold it, it does nothing. But others look at me differently."
- from Leven Thumps and the Eyes of the Want by Obert Skye

Monday, April 13, 2009

Holy intuition, the Superior Maunt felt, did not figure among her own administrative talents. She was a common-sensist. She thought the Unnamed God had given her a brain to use, not to ignore as a snare of the devil. She had tried to lift herself up by clear thinking, and others, too, when she could.
- from Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

"Might just as well be happy, seeing as it doesn't make a difference to anyone but you if you are or not," said the soldier.
- from The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo