E.L. Konigsburg Quotes

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E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Talk was like the vitamins of our friendship: Large daily doses kept it healthy. Talk was like the vitamins of our friendship: Large daily doses kept it healthy.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I chose a brunette, a redhead, a blond, and a kid with hair as black as print on paper. I chose a brunette, a redhead, a blond, and a kid with hair as black as print on paper.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: There were times when the bad and the sad could have weighed me down. But to drink life from only the good is to taste only half of it. There were times when the bad and the sad could have weighed me down. But to drink life from only the good is to taste only half of it.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Sometimes it takes more courage to be the passenger than to be the driver. Sometimes it takes more courage to be the passenger than to be the driver.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: After Margaret moved to Florida they continued to stay in touch in a Christmas card/life-milestone way. After Margaret moved to Florida they continued to stay in touch in a Christmas card/life-milestone way.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I am truly anxious to get on with my life. I am truly anxious to get on with my life.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: It takes more courage to disturb the neighborhood than it takes to disturb the universe. And the price is often higher. It takes more courage to disturb the neighborhood than it takes to disturb the universe. And the price is often higher.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Inside me there was a lot of best friendship that no one but Ginger was using. Inside me there was a lot of best friendship that no one but Ginger was using.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: A nasty letter or a sarcastic one can make you righteously angry, but what can you do about a polite letter of rejection? Nothing, really, except cry. A nasty letter or a sarcastic one can make you righteously angry, but what can you do about a polite letter of rejection? Nothing, really, except cry.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Loved him beyond reason, but then, all love is beyond reason. Loved him beyond reason, but then, all love is beyond reason.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Jamie, when the stakes are high, I never cheat. I consider myself too important to do that. Jamie, when the stakes are high, I never cheat. I consider myself too important to do that.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Sometimes we even have to risk making fools of ourselves. Sometimes we even have to risk making fools of ourselves.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: ...I didn't run away to come home the same. -Claudia ...I didn't run away to come home the same. -Claudia
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: By the time they get to 6th grade honor roll students won't risk making a mistake, and sometimes to be successful, you have to risk making mistakes. By the time they get to 6th grade honor roll students won't risk making a mistake, and sometimes to be successful, you have to risk making mistakes.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Going to school- picking an apple Getting an education- eating it Going to school- picking an apple Getting an education- eating it
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Can you know excellence if you've never seen it? Can you know good if you have seen only bad? Can you know excellence if you've never seen it? Can you know good if you have seen only bad?
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Friendship depends on interlocking time, place, and state of mind. Friendship depends on interlocking time, place, and state of mind.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: My face is something between groteque and beautiful, Salai. It is something far less interesting; it is plain. My face is something between groteque and beautiful, Salai. It is something far less interesting; it is plain.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Having words and explanations for things is too modern Having words and explanations for things is too modern
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Silence does for thinking what a suspension bridge does for space it makes connections. Silence does for thinking what a suspension bridge does for space
it makes connections.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Often the search proves more profitable than the goal. Often the search proves more profitable than the goal.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Ninety percent of who you are is invisible. - Mrs. Zender Ninety percent of who you are is invisible. - Mrs. Zender
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I get ideas for my books from people I know and what happens to them, from places I've been and what happens to me, and from things I read. I get ideas for my books from people I know and what happens to them, from places I've been and what happens to me, and from things I read.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Never have a long conversation with anyone who says between you and I. Never have a long conversation with anyone who says between you and I.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Good explanations are like bathing suits, darling; they are meant to reveal everything by covering only what is necessary. Good explanations are like bathing suits, darling; they are meant to reveal everything by covering only what is necessary.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I think most of us are outsiders. And I think that's good because it makes you question things. I think most of us are outsiders. And I think that's good because it makes you question things.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Peter took a deep breath. 'Really, Mother! Anyone who blows pink bubble in front of a Picasso Blue painting should be arrested. Peter took a deep breath. 'Really, Mother! Anyone who blows pink bubble in front of a Picasso Blue painting should be arrested.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Mrs. Olinski was the first teacher Epiphany ever had who taught from a wheelchair. Mrs. Olinski was the first teacher Epiphany ever had who taught from a wheelchair.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same roof.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Branwell told a cruel lie in silence. Branwell told a cruel lie in silence.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Parke-Bernet Galleries. Parke-Bernet Galleries.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: The eyes are the windows of the soul ... If someone was to look into your eyes, what would you want them to see? The eyes are the windows of the soul ... If someone was to look into your eyes, what would you want them to see?
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: I prefer not to. I prefer not to.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Art comes from a visceral need and is usually generated by something I have seen; writing comes from something that happens in my head and my heart. Art comes from a visceral need and is usually generated by something I have seen; writing comes from something that happens in my head and my heart.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: It often takes more courage to be a passenger than a driver. It often takes more courage to be a passenger than a driver.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: When you hug someone, you learn something else about them. An important something else. When you hug someone, you learn something else about them. An important something else.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Before you can be anything, you have to be yourself. That's the hardest thing to find. Before you can be anything, you have to be yourself. That's the hardest thing to find.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: There's something nice and safe about having money. There's something nice and safe about having money.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Five minutes of planning are worth fifteen minutes of just looking. Five minutes of planning are worth fifteen minutes of just looking.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Indecisiveness wears a person out. Indecisiveness wears a person out.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Flattery is as important a machine as the lever, isn't it, Saxonberg? Give it a proper place to rest, and it can move the world. Flattery is as important a machine as the lever, isn't it, Saxonberg? Give it a proper place to rest, and it can move the world.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: True simplicity is elegant. True simplicity is elegant.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: In some way, every creative action disturbs the universe. In some way, every creative action disturbs the universe.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: How can you know what is missing if you've never met it? You must know of something's existence before you can notice its absence. How can you know what is missing if you've never met it? You must know of something's existence before you can notice its absence.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Biding one's time is a very different thing from patience. Biding one's time is a very different thing from patience.
E.L. Konigsburg quotes: Jennifer," I asked, "what do you ever do besides read?"She looked up at the sky and sighed and said very seriously, "I think. Jennifer," I asked, "what do you ever do besides read?"
She looked up at the sky and sighed and said very seriously, "I think.