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Alan Bradley quotes: I could have gone either north or south but decided to strike off north because it was my favorite direction. I could have gone either north or south but decided to strike off north because it was my favorite direction.
Alan Bradley quotes: There's a lot to be said for being alone. But you and I know, don't we, Flavia, that being alone and being lonely are not at all the same thing? There's a lot to be said for being alone. But you and I know, don't we, Flavia, that being alone and being lonely are not at all the same thing?
Alan Bradley quotes: If stupidity were theoretical physics, then I would be Albert Einstein. If stupidity were theoretical physics, then I would be Albert Einstein.
Alan Bradley quotes: Revenge is my specialty. Revenge is my specialty.
Alan Bradley quotes: I threw my hands up into the air and launched myself into a series of exuberant triple cartwheels. "Yaroo!" I shouted. I threw my hands up into the air and launched myself into a series of exuberant triple cartwheels. "Yaroo!" I shouted.
Alan Bradley quotes: For all practical purposes, Feely's enthusiasms stopped where her skin ended. For all practical purposes, Feely's enthusiasms stopped where her skin ended.
Alan Bradley quotes: In the old legends, anyone who willingly took up the Earth upon their shoulders was doomed to carry it forever: a curse, it seemed, with no way out. In the old legends, anyone who willingly took up the Earth upon their shoulders was doomed to carry it forever: a curse, it seemed, with no way out.
Alan Bradley quotes: It is always better, and far more rewarding, I have observed, to have someone else feel sorry for you, than to do the job yourself. It is always better, and far more rewarding, I have observed, to have someone else feel sorry for you, than to do the job yourself.
Alan Bradley quotes: Authors are known to have fiendishly clever minds, and the authors of children's books are more fiendishly clever than most. What Authors are known to have fiendishly clever minds, and the authors of children's books are more fiendishly clever than most. What
Alan Bradley quotes: Spare us the pout, there's enough lip in the world without you adding to it. Spare us the pout, there's enough lip in the world without you adding to it.
Alan Bradley quotes: Yaroo!" I shouted, and I didn't give a beetle's bottom who heard me. "Ya-rooo! Yaroo!" I shouted, and I didn't give a beetle's bottom who heard me. "Ya-rooo!
Alan Bradley quotes: A peculiar feeling passed over meor, rather, through me, as if I were an umbrella remembering what it felt like to pop open in the rain. A peculiar feeling passed over me
or, rather, through me, as if I were an umbrella remembering what it felt like to pop open in the rain.
Alan Bradley quotes: Saint Paul on the road to Damascus might have pleaded sunstroke, for example, and the world would have been a different place. Saint Paul on the road to Damascus might have pleaded sunstroke, for example, and the world would have been a different place.
Alan Bradley quotes: The Hinley pond-poet Herbert Miles had referred to us as "that gaggle o' geese who gossip gaily 'pon the gladdening green," and there The Hinley pond-poet Herbert Miles had referred to us as "that gaggle o' geese who gossip gaily 'pon the gladdening green," and there
Alan Bradley quotes: Dreamless nights, I knew, can be the most troubling, since you come back not knowing where you've been or what you've done. Dreamless nights, I knew, can be the most troubling, since you come back not knowing where you've been or what you've done.
Alan Bradley quotes: A dead body is much more fascinating than a live one, and I have learned that most corpses tell better stories. A dead body is much more fascinating than a live one, and I have learned that most corpses tell better stories.
Alan Bradley quotes: I'm very sorry about your mother, Flavia. I can't even begin to imagine how you must feel. At least the man had the sense to admit it. I'm very sorry about your mother, Flavia. I can't even begin to imagine how you must feel. At least the man had the sense to admit it.
Alan Bradley quotes: The very best people are like that. They don't entangle you like flypaper. The very best people are like that. They don't entangle you like flypaper.
Alan Bradley quotes: I have always found there to be a certain sadness about mirrors, since they double the space in a house which needs to be filled with love. I have always found there to be a certain sadness about mirrors, since they double the space in a house which needs to be filled with love.
Alan Bradley quotes: You lie like one of us. You lie like one of us.
Alan Bradley quotes: There are things that are worse than glass and crocodiles. There are things that are worse than glass and crocodiles.
Alan Bradley quotes: ... because I was only eleven years old, I was wrapped in the best cloak of invisibility in the world. ... because I was only eleven years old, I was wrapped in the best cloak of invisibility in the world.
Alan Bradley quotes: It was the chemistry that caused this lifting of the spirits. Chemistry lifted you up out of the mud and flung you up among the stars. Except, It was the chemistry that caused this lifting of the spirits. Chemistry lifted you up out of the mud and flung you up among the stars. Except,
Alan Bradley quotes: Tea. It was not a perfect way to live one's life, Tea. It was not a perfect way to live one's life,
Alan Bradley quotes: No point in wasting time with false vanity when you possess the real thing. No point in wasting time with false vanity when you possess the real thing.
Alan Bradley quotes: Mrs. Mullet, when it came to gossip, was equaled only by the News of the World. Mrs. Mullet, when it came to gossip, was equaled only by the News of the World.
Alan Bradley quotes: The soul, Daffy says, is not necessarily where the heart is. The soul, Daffy says, is not necessarily where the heart is.
Alan Bradley quotes: Whenever I'm with other people, part of me shrinks a little. Only when I am alone can I fully enjoy my own company. Whenever I'm with other people, part of me shrinks a little. Only when I am alone can I fully enjoy my own company.
Alan Bradley quotes: I wanted to shake the stuffing out of him; I wanted to hug him; I wanted to die. I wanted to shake the stuffing out of him; I wanted to hug him; I wanted to die.
Alan Bradley quotes: Ordinarily, anyone who made such a remark to my face would go to the top of my short list for strychnine. Ordinarily, anyone who made such a remark to my face would go to the top of my short list for strychnine.
Alan Bradley quotes: I have learned that under certain circumstances, a fib is not only permissible, but can even be an act of perfect grace. I have learned that under certain circumstances, a fib is not only permissible, but can even be an act of perfect grace.
Alan Bradley quotes: Not yet evaluated. She has left it to me to Not yet evaluated. She has left it to me to
Alan Bradley quotes: Love is love, wherever you may find it - even when it's covered in feathers. Love is love, wherever you may find it - even when it's covered in feathers.
Alan Bradley quotes: Anyone who knew the word slattern was worth cultivating as a friend. Anyone who knew the word slattern was worth cultivating as a friend.
Alan Bradley quotes: One of the things I love about myself is my ability to remain open to suggestion. One of the things I love about myself is my ability to remain open to suggestion.
Alan Bradley quotes: it occurred to me that Heaven must be a place where the library is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. it occurred to me that Heaven must be a place where the library is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Alan Bradley quotes: True charity, I had discovered, consists in swallowing an invisible flaming sword. True charity, I had discovered, consists in swallowing an invisible flaming sword.
Alan Bradley quotes: The spectrum on the list is very broad. It includes leftists who think that whiny liberals should be stuffed in a sack and drowned. The spectrum on the list is very broad. It includes leftists who think that whiny liberals should be stuffed in a sack and drowned.
Alan Bradley quotes: Girl be blowed!" I snapped. "I'm here as a brain, not as a female. Girl be blowed!" I snapped. "I'm here as a brain, not as a female.
Alan Bradley quotes: This was an interesting thought; it had never occurred to me that one's name could be a compass. This was an interesting thought; it had never occurred to me that one's name could be a compass.
Alan Bradley quotes: Even in complete silence, Buckshaw had its own unique silence; a silence I would recognize anywhere. Even in complete silence, Buckshaw had its own unique silence; a silence I would recognize anywhere.
Alan Bradley quotes: Chicken fizz! O Lord, protect all of us who toil in the vineyards of experimental chemistry! Chicken fizz! O Lord, protect all of us who toil in the vineyards of experimental chemistry!
Alan Bradley quotes: The storm is directly overhead," Father said. The storm is directly overhead," Father said.
Alan Bradley quotes: Still, one of my Rules of Life is this: When you want something, bite your tongue. Still, one of my Rules of Life is this: When you want something, bite your tongue.
Alan Bradley quotes: Liberals have always been the most fervent Imperialists. Liberals have always been the most fervent Imperialists.
Alan Bradley quotes: You never know what you're getting into when you stick your nose in other people's rubbish. You never know what you're getting into when you stick your nose in other people's rubbish.
Alan Bradley quotes: I do not encourage early morning chirpiness, even in those whom I know and love. It is generally a sign of a sloppy mind, and is not to be encouraged. I do not encourage early morning chirpiness, even in those whom I know and love. It is generally a sign of a sloppy mind, and is not to be encouraged.
Alan Bradley quotes: Unless some sweetness at the bottom lie,Who cares for all the crinkling of the pie? Unless some sweetness at the bottom lie,
Who cares for all the crinkling of the pie?
Alan Bradley quotes: I found a dead body in the cucumber patch,' I told them.'How very like you,' Ophelia said, and went on preening her eyebrows. I found a dead body in the cucumber patch,' I told them.
'How very like you,' Ophelia said, and went on preening her eyebrows.
Alan Bradley quotes: Was the pie good, luv?" she asked. I'd forgotten the pie until that moment. I took a leaf from Dr. Darby's notebook. "Um," I said. Was the pie good, luv?" she asked.
I'd forgotten the pie until that moment. I took a leaf from Dr. Darby's notebook.
"Um," I said.
Alan Bradley quotes: Father looked puzzled. My witty repartee was completely lost on him. Father looked puzzled. My witty repartee was completely lost on him.
Alan Bradley quotes: What else?"Nothing," Dogger said. "Just sign it. "Kings prefer brevity. What else?"
Nothing," Dogger said. "Just sign it. "Kings prefer brevity.
Alan Bradley quotes: A pillar of strength, Daffy had once remarked, was a nice way of saying someone was terminally bossy, A pillar of strength, Daffy had once remarked, was a nice way of saying someone was terminally bossy,
Alan Bradley quotes: Everything is always a muddle just before it settles in. Tell Everything is always a muddle just before it settles in. Tell
Alan Bradley quotes: Foolishness in a grown man, no matter how lighthearted, is disgusting. Foolishness in a grown man, no matter how lighthearted, is disgusting.
Alan Bradley quotes: Could it be that goodness waxes and wanes like the moon, and that only evil is constant? Could it be that goodness waxes and wanes like the moon, and that only evil is constant?
Alan Bradley quotes: Tolstoy had written something about happy families being all alike and unhappy ones each unhappy in its own way. Tolstoy had written something about happy families being all alike and unhappy ones each unhappy in its own way.
Alan Bradley quotes: We Three Kings of Leicester Square,Selling ladies' underwear,So fantastic, no elastic,Only tuppence a pair. We Three Kings of Leicester Square,
Selling ladies' underwear,
So fantastic, no elastic,
Only tuppence a pair.
Alan Bradley quotes: Tell them we may not be praying with them," Father told the Vicar, "but we are at least not actively praying against them. Tell them we may not be praying with them," Father told the Vicar, "but we are at least not actively praying against them.
Alan Bradley quotes: She's only been here a year and she's already as rich as Croesus. She's only been here a year and she's already as rich as Croesus.
Alan Bradley quotes: You're certain about that?""I'm quite competent with the chlorinated hydrocarbons, thank you. You're certain about that?"

"I'm quite competent with the chlorinated hydrocarbons, thank you.
Alan Bradley quotes: Cheese! I exclaimed. It was a secret prayer, whose meaning was known only to God and to me. Cheese! I exclaimed. It was a secret prayer, whose meaning was known only to God and to me.