Here is the riddle of love: everything it gives to you, it takes away. — Alice Hoffman Advertisements
“That proves you are unusual,” returned the Scarecrow, “and I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed. — L. Frank Baum, The Land Of Oz. (RADUGA, January 1, 2003)
Nothing is lost. . .Everything is transformed. ― Michael Ende, The Neverending Story. (Dutton Books for Young Readers; Revised ed. Edition, March 1, 1997) Originally published 1979.
“I have missed you so much I could kiss you,” he whispered. September’s face fell. “Oh, but Saturday! I’ve had my First Kiss and I didn’t mean to, I didn’t want to, but your shadow is very rude and impulsive, and he took it before I could say two words! And I’ve had my second… Continue reading Catherynne M. Valente
She laughed and danced with the thought of death in her heart. ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid. (Minedition; 1st Impression edition, September 2004) Originally published 1836.
The sea is nothing but a library of all the tears in history. ― Lemony Snicket, The End. (A Series of Unfortunate Events Complete Childrens Collection) HarperCollins; 1ST edition, October 1, 2006.
Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits. — Often attributed to A. A. Milne from his contributions to Punch, a British humor magazine, joining the staff in 1906. Was used again later in Winnie-the-Pooh. (Dutton Juvenile; Anniversary edition, October 1, 2001) Originally published October 14th 1926.