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Quotes by Neil Gaiman

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Wikipedia Summary for Neil Gaiman

Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (born Neil Richard Gaiman, 10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008). In 2013, The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.

Quote: There's never been a true war that wasn't fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote: There's never been a true war that wasn't fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous.- black text on quotes background

There's never been a true war that wasn't fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous.




Quote: Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of creative guy at desk
Photo Credit: Thomas Franke

Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.


Quote: Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of gray scale photo of woman face
Photo Credit: Alexander Krivitskiy

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


Quote: Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of aerial's photo of metropolitan during night time\
Photo Credit: Zac Ong

Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.


Quote: The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: zhengtao tang

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can."
Keynote Address, University of the Arts, 134th Commencement (Philadelphia, PA, May 17, 2012).




Quote: For me, the glory of my first 25 years as a writer was I could put things off as long as I wanted. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

For me, the glory of my first 25 years as a writer was I could put things off as long as I wanted.


Quote: I don't think there is such a thing as a bad book for children. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I don't think there is such a thing as a bad book for children.


Quote: The only water in the forest is the river. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

The only water in the forest is the river.


Quote: It's more than saying sorry. It's meaning it. It's letting the apology change things. But an apology is where it has to begin. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

It's more than saying sorry. It's meaning it. It's letting the apology change things. But an apology is where it has to begin.


Quote: Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it.


Quote: Style is made up of whatever an author can't avoid doing. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Style is made up of whatever an author can't avoid doing.


Quote: I suspect there are two kinds of novelists. Those who have a point of view and have something to say and then write a novel in order to say that thing, and those of us who write the book in order to find out what we think about that thing. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I suspect there are two kinds of novelists. Those who have a point of view and have something to say and then write a novel in order to say that thing, and those of us who write the book in order to find out what we think about that thing.


Quote: I'm English, and 'Doctor Who' was this thing that I've been watching since I was three. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I'm English, and 'Doctor Who' was this thing that I've been watching since I was three.


Quote: Continuity isn't actually something that I ever worry about. You use it where you need to, and you don't use it where you don't need to. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Continuity isn't actually something that I ever worry about. You use it where you need to, and you don't use it where you don't need to.


Quote: I want to write a play. I'd like to do an original musical. I should probably put together a poetry collection. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I want to write a play. I'd like to do an original musical. I should probably put together a poetry collection.


Quote: And then he'd tried to become an official Atheist and hadn't got the rock-hard self-satisfied strength of belief even for that. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

And then he'd tried to become an official Atheist and hadn't got the rock-hard self-satisfied strength of belief even for that.


Quote: I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else.


Quote: I think hell is something you carry around with you. Not somewhere you go. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I think hell is something you carry around with you. Not somewhere you go.


Quote: Why didn't adults want to read about Narnia, about secret islands and smugglers and dangerous fairies? by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Why didn't adults want to read about Narnia, about secret islands and smugglers and dangerous fairies?


Quote: Different people remember things differently, and you'll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Different people remember things differently, and you'll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Different people remember things differently, and you'll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not. You stand two of you lot next to each other, and you could be continents away for all it means anything.


Quote: B is for boat, pushing off into the dark. C is the way that we find and we look. D is for diamonds, the bait on the hook. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

B is for boat, pushing off into the dark. C is the way that we find and we look. D is for diamonds, the bait on the hook.


Quote: There aren't any good guys, and there aren't any bad guys. There's just us. People. Doing our best to get by. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

There aren't any good guys, and there aren't any bad guys. There's just us. People. Doing our best to get by.


Quote: George R.R. Martin is not your bitch. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

George R.R. Martin is not your bitch.


Quote: Oh. I didn't know you could stop being a god.
You can stop being anything. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Oh. I didn't know you could stop being a god.
You can stop being anything.


Quote: This was the void. Not blackness, not nothingness. This was what lay beneath the thinly painted scrim of reality. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

This was the void. Not blackness, not nothingness. This was what lay beneath the thinly painted scrim of reality.


Quote: It is sometimes a mistake to climb. It is always a mistake to never make the attempt. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

It is sometimes a mistake to climb. It is always a mistake to never make the attempt.


Quote: I never fell. I don't care what they say. I'm still doing my job, as I see it. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I never fell. I don't care what they say. I'm still doing my job, as I see it.


Quote: I was writing the kind of comic that would make me, at age 26 or 27, go down to a comic book store every month and spend my $2. That was my starting point. I wanted to write a comic that I would read. And that's still my agenda. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I was writing the kind of comic that would make me, at age 26 or 27, go down to a comic book store every month and spend my $2. That was my starting point. I wanted to write a comic that I would read. And that's still my agenda.


Quote: I always wanted to be a writer, but Alan Moore's work and help inspired me to write comics. In some ways the biggest influence on me writing was Punk. There was the idea that you could do something by simply doing it. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I always wanted to be a writer, but Alan Moore's work and help inspired me to write comics. In some ways the biggest influence on me writing was Punk. There was the idea that you could do something by simply doing it.


Quote: I love mythic stuff. I love playing with gods, I love playing with myths. A lot of it has to do with that they're the basic places stories come from. They're the clay that you make the bricks out of. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I love mythic stuff. I love playing with gods, I love playing with myths. A lot of it has to do with that they're the basic places stories come from. They're the clay that you make the bricks out of.


Quote: Classic authors should be older than I am, and wiser, and on-top of all their deadlines. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Classic authors should be older than I am, and wiser, and on-top of all their deadlines.


Quote: Never trust a demon. He has a hundred motives for anything he does ... Ninety-nine of them, at least, are malevolent. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Never trust a demon. He has a hundred motives for anything he does ... Ninety-nine of them, at least, are malevolent.


Quote: Behind the curtain's mystic fold The glowing future lies unrolled. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Behind the curtain's mystic fold The glowing future lies unrolled.


Quote: Can you believe it? Fifty miles from McDonald's. I didn't think there was anywhere in the world that was fifty miles from McDonald's. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Can you believe it? Fifty miles from McDonald's. I didn't think there was anywhere in the world that was fifty miles from McDonald's.




Quote: Mr. Vandemar showed them his teeth, demonstrating his sunny and delightful disposition. It was unquestionably the most horrible thing Richard had ever seen. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Mr. Vandemar showed them his teeth, demonstrating his sunny and delightful disposition. It was unquestionably the most horrible thing Richard had ever seen.


Quote: People seem to think that they can't come up with ideas, and they're wrong. They can and they do, but they just think of it as daydreaming, or wasting time. Kids get told not to make things up, and in my case, nobody told me long enough, or it just didn't stick. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

People seem to think that they can't come up with ideas, and they're wrong. They can and they do, but they just think of it as daydreaming, or wasting time. Kids get told not to make things up, and in my case, nobody told me long enough, or it just didn't stick.


Quote: Once you've got to the end, and you know what happens, it's your job to make it look like you knew exactly what you were doing all along. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Once you've got to the end, and you know what happens, it's your job to make it look like you knew exactly what you were doing all along.


Quote: I love the auditioning process. I love working with the technical guys. I absolutely love the editing room. That was completely fascinating to me, working with an editor in crafting the thing into something you had in your head. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I love the auditioning process. I love working with the technical guys. I absolutely love the editing room. That was completely fascinating to me, working with an editor in crafting the thing into something you had in your head.


Quote: Some of us have resolved to escape into drunkenness before the sleep takes us. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Some of us have resolved to escape into drunkenness before the sleep takes us.


Quote: Door folded her arms, and stood taller, putting her head back, raising her pointed chin. She looked less like a ragged street-pixie; more like someone used to getting her own way. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Door folded her arms, and stood taller, putting her head back, raising her pointed chin. She looked less like a ragged street-pixie; more like someone used to getting her own way.


Quote: You know what killed off the dinosaurs, Whateley? We did. In one barbecue. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

You know what killed off the dinosaurs, Whateley? We did. In one barbecue.




Quote: Entropy and optimism: the twin forces that make the world go around. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Entropy and optimism: the twin forces that make the world go around.


Quote: And we held our breath, just for a moment, to see if the world had ended, but it hadn't, so we yawned and drank our champagne and carried on living, except for those of us who died, and everything continued such as before. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

And we held our breath, just for a moment, to see if the world had ended, but it hadn't, so we yawned and drank our champagne and carried on living, except for those of us who died, and everything continued such as before.


Quote: On the day the Gjallerhorn is blown, it will wake the gods, no matter where they are, no matter how deeply they sleep.
Heimdall will blow Gjallerhorn only once, at the end of all things, Ragnarok. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

On the day the Gjallerhorn is blown, it will wake the gods, no matter where they are, no matter how deeply they sleep.
Heimdall will blow Gjallerhorn only once, at the end of all things, Ragnarok.


Quote: Can't say I've ever been too fond of beginnings, myself. Messy little things. Give me a good ending anytime. You know where you are with an ending. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Can't say I've ever been too fond of beginnings, myself. Messy little things. Give me a good ending anytime. You know where you are with an ending.


Quote: People talk about escapism as if it's a bad thing... Once you've escaped, once you come back, the world is not the same as when you left it. You come back to it with skills, weapons, knowledge you didn't have before. Then you are better equipped to deal with your current reality. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote; white text on black background

People talk about escapism as if it's a bad thing... Once you've escaped, once you come back, the world is not the same as when you left it. You come back to it with skills, weapons, knowledge you didn't have before. Then you are better equipped to deal with your current reality.


Quote: Do not lose hope -- what you seek will be found. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Do not lose hope -- what you seek will be found.


Quote: After four days of flight, she had found a hiding place. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

After four days of flight, she had found a hiding place.


Quote: I think all geniuses -- or the ones thet I've run into -- tend to have a faintly tenuous relationship with the real world, because so much is going on on the inside. They may be geniuses but they often need someone to walk around holding a string. They're sort of balloons, bobbing around. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote: I think all geniuses -- or the ones thet I've run into -- tend to have a faintly tenuous relationship with the real world, because so much is going on on the inside. They may be geniuses but they often need someone to walk around holding a string. They're sort of balloons, bobbing around.- black text on quotes background

I think all geniuses -- or the ones thet I've run into -- tend to have a faintly tenuous relationship with the real world, because so much is going on on the inside. They may be geniuses but they often need someone to walk around holding a string. They're sort of balloons, bobbing around.


Quote: Real life is rubbish at staying in genre boundaries. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Real life is rubbish at staying in genre boundaries.


Quote: A god's relationship to the world, even a world in which he was walking, was about as emotionally connected as that of a computer gamer playing with knowledge of the overall shape of the game and armed with a complete set of cheat codes. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

A god's relationship to the world, even a world in which he was walking, was about as emotionally connected as that of a computer gamer playing with knowledge of the overall shape of the game and armed with a complete set of cheat codes.


Quote: Because if you don't stand up for the stuff you don't like, when they come for the stuff you do like, you've already lost. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Because if you don't stand up for the stuff you don't like, when they come for the stuff you do like, you've already lost.


Quote: Our word Tragedy comes from the Greek, tragos-ode: The song of the goat. Anybody who has ever heard a goat attempt to sing will know why. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Our word Tragedy comes from the Greek, tragos-ode: The song of the goat. Anybody who has ever heard a goat attempt to sing will know why.


Quote: I found English to be a sort of Thomas Hardy aversion therapy. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I found English to be a sort of Thomas Hardy aversion therapy.


Quote: Whereas there are lots of good novels out there; there are a few good movies out there. People have been writing great poems for years, but there aren't a lot of good comics. I like trying to write them. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Whereas there are lots of good novels out there; there are a few good movies out there. People have been writing great poems for years, but there aren't a lot of good comics. I like trying to write them.


Quote: Some people have great ideas maybe once or twice in their life, and then they discover electricity or fire or outer space or something. I mean, the kind of brilliant ideas that change the whole world. 
Some people never have them at all... I get them two or three times a week. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote; white text on black background

Some people have great ideas maybe once or twice in their life, and then they discover electricity or fire or outer space or something. I mean, the kind of brilliant ideas that change the whole world.
Some people never have them at all... I get them two or three times a week.


Quote: You can always cheat an honest man, but it takes more work. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

You can always cheat an honest man, but it takes more work.


Quote: Your kiss is honey and your touch scorches like fire, and I worship it. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Your kiss is honey and your touch scorches like fire, and I worship it.


Quote: Sometimes there is nothing you can do. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Sometimes there is nothing you can do.


Quote: To be honest, I think love is complete bullshit. I don't think anyone ever loves anyone. I think the best people ever get is horny; horny and scared, so when they find someone who makes them horny, and they get too scared of the world outside, they stay together and they call it love. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote: To be honest, I think love is complete bullshit. I don't think anyone ever loves anyone. I think the best people ever get is horny; horny and scared, so when they find someone who makes them horny, and they get too scared of the world outside, they stay together and they call it love.- black text on quotes background

To be honest, I think love is complete bullshit. I don't think anyone ever loves anyone. I think the best people ever get is horny; horny and scared, so when they find someone who makes them horny, and they get too scared of the world outside, they stay together and they call it love.


Quote: I came to the conclusion that in comedy, everybody gets what they need, whereas in horror, everybody gets what they deserve. I decided that at the end of the day, I was going to give everybody what they needed. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I came to the conclusion that in comedy, everybody gets what they need, whereas in horror, everybody gets what they deserve. I decided that at the end of the day, I was going to give everybody what they needed.


Quote: The universe is amply supplied with night. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

The universe is amply supplied with night.


Quote: Reading is important.
Books are important.
Librarians are important. (Also, libraries are not child-care facilities, but sometimes feral children raise themselves among the stacks.). by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Reading is important.
Books are important.
Librarians are important. (Also, libraries are not child-care facilities, but sometimes feral children raise themselves among the stacks.).


Quote: Rule number one: Don't fuck with librarians. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Rule number one: Don't fuck with librarians.


Quote: Nice' in a bodyguard is about as useful as the ability to regurgitate whole lobsters. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Nice' in a bodyguard is about as useful as the ability to regurgitate whole lobsters.


Quote: She was the storm, she was the lightning. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

She was the storm, she was the lightning.


Quote: In a novel, you can always go back and make it look like you knew what you were doing all along before the thing goes out and gets published. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

In a novel, you can always go back and make it look like you knew what you were doing all along before the thing goes out and gets published.


Quote: Oh, monsters are scared. That's why they're monsters. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Oh, monsters are scared. That's why they're monsters.


Quote: The TV's the altar. I'm what people are sacrificing to.' 'What do they sacrifice?' asked Shadow. 'Their time, mostly,' said Lucy. 'Sometimes each other. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

The TV's the altar. I'm what people are sacrificing to.' 'What do they sacrifice?' asked Shadow. 'Their time, mostly,' said Lucy. 'Sometimes each other.


Quote: I missed her, deeply, painfully. But life goes on. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I missed her, deeply, painfully. But life goes on.


Quote: You don't have to test everything to destruction just to see if you made it right. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

You don't have to test everything to destruction just to see if you made it right.


Quote: You mourn, for it is proper to mourn. But your grief serves you; you do not become a slave to grief. You bid the dead farewell, and you continue. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

You mourn, for it is proper to mourn. But your grief serves you; you do not become a slave to grief. You bid the dead farewell, and you continue.




Quote: In order for stories to work -- for kids and for adults -- they should scare. And you should triumph. There's no point in triumphing over evil if the evil isn't scary. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

In order for stories to work -- for kids and for adults -- they should scare. And you should triumph. There's no point in triumphing over evil if the evil isn't scary.


Quote: Instead we have to understand that even lost and forgotten myths are compost, in which stories grow. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Instead we have to understand that even lost and forgotten myths are compost, in which stories grow.


Quote: Names, names, names... The names are the first things to go. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Names, names, names... The names are the first things to go.


Quote: Impossible things happen. When they do happen, most people just deal with it. Today, like every day, roughly five thousand people on the face of the planet will experience one-chance-in-a-million things, and not one of them will refuse to believe the evidence of their senses. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of Neil Gaiman quote; white text on black background

Impossible things happen. When they do happen, most people just deal with it. Today, like every day, roughly five thousand people on the face of the planet will experience one-chance-in-a-million things, and not one of them will refuse to believe the evidence of their senses.


Quote: I watch with envious eyes and mind, the single-souled who dare not feel
The wind that blows beyond the moon, who do not hear the fairy reel. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I watch with envious eyes and mind, the single-souled who dare not feel
The wind that blows beyond the moon, who do not hear the fairy reel.


Quote: I loved that place as if it was a part of me, and perhaps, in some ways, it was. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I loved that place as if it was a part of me, and perhaps, in some ways, it was.


Quote: Agnes was the worst prophet that's ever existed. Because she was always right. That's why the book never sold. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Agnes was the worst prophet that's ever existed. Because she was always right. That's why the book never sold.


Quote: If you, as a parent, raise your children well, they won't need you anymore. If you did it properly, they go away. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

If you, as a parent, raise your children well, they won't need you anymore. If you did it properly, they go away.


Quote: You do your own time in prison. You don't do anyone else's time for them. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

You do your own time in prison. You don't do anyone else's time for them.


Quote: Sharper than a serpent's tooth is a daughter's ingratitude. Still, the proudest spirits can be broken, with love. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Sharper than a serpent's tooth is a daughter's ingratitude. Still, the proudest spirits can be broken, with love.




Quote: This aye night, this aye night; Every night and all; Fire and fleet and candlelight; And Christ receive thy soul. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

This aye night, this aye night; Every night and all; Fire and fleet and candlelight; And Christ receive thy soul.


Quote: Anything that keeps you happy and writing is part of my writing ritual: I like music, so I tend to have it playing in the background. But if I'm interested, I can write in an airport waiting areas. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Anything that keeps you happy and writing is part of my writing ritual: I like music, so I tend to have it playing in the background. But if I'm interested, I can write in an airport waiting areas.


Quote: Scissors! Scissors! Have ye got yer ane scissors? Are ye deaf? by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Scissors! Scissors! Have ye got yer ane scissors? Are ye deaf?


Quote: It's too late for sorries, but I appreciate the sentiment. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

It's too late for sorries, but I appreciate the sentiment.


Quote: Anyone who calls you little lady has already excluded you from the set of people worth listening to. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Anyone who calls you little lady has already excluded you from the set of people worth listening to.


Quote: Life is a disease, sexually transmitted and fatal. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Life is a disease, sexually transmitted and fatal.


Quote: I've learned over the years that everything is more or less the same amount of work, so you may as well set your sights high and try and do something really cool. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

I've learned over the years that everything is more or less the same amount of work, so you may as well set your sights high and try and do something really cool.


Quote: There are some dogs which, when you meet them, remind you that, despite thousands of years of manmade evolution, every dog is still only two meals away from being a wolf. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

There are some dogs which, when you meet them, remind you that, despite thousands of years of manmade evolution, every dog is still only two meals away from being a wolf.


Quote: Leave no stone unturned. Deeply explore the beauty of your life. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Leave no stone unturned. Deeply explore the beauty of your life.


Quote: Stories are webs, interconnected strand to strand, and you follow each story to the center, because the center is the end. Each person is a strand of the story. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

Stories are webs, interconnected strand to strand, and you follow each story to the center, because the center is the end. Each person is a strand of the story.


Quote: What are these fundamental principles, if they are not atoms?
Stories. And they give me hope. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

What are these fundamental principles, if they are not atoms?
Stories. And they give me hope.


Quote: It goes without saying that all of the people, living, dead, and otherwise, in this story are fictional or used in a fictional context. Only the gods are real. by author Neil Gaiman overlaid on photo of photo of author Neil Gaiman with quote

It goes without saying that all of the people, living, dead, and otherwise, in this story are fictional or used in a fictional context. Only the gods are real.


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