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Lloyd Alexander quotes: There is truth in all things, if you understand them well. There is truth in all things, if you understand them well.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: There's this huge number of desperate people. There's this huge number of desperate people.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Eventually, I was sent to Wales and Germany, and after the war, to Paris. Eventually, I was sent to Wales and Germany, and after the war, to Paris.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author. My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Thus, death begets death; evil begets evil. Thus, death begets death; evil begets evil.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: The ocean filled the footprints where a boy and cat had stood. The ocean filled the footprints where a boy and cat had stood.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Often the trouble with magical things. They're never quite what you'd expect. Often the trouble with magical things. They're never quite what you'd expect.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: King Constantine IX of Regia had been killed three times and was bored with it. He wanted a bath. King Constantine IX of Regia had been killed three times and was bored with it. He wanted a bath.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: My concern is how we learn to be genuine human beings. My concern is how we learn to be genuine human beings.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Gwydion stood as a wolf at bay, his green eyes glittering, his teeth bared. Gwydion stood as a wolf at bay, his green eyes glittering, his teeth bared.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Of wisdom there are as many patterns as a loom can weave. Yours is the wisdom of good and kindly heart. Scarce it is and its worth all the greater. Of wisdom there are as many patterns as a loom can weave. Yours is the wisdom of good and kindly heart. Scarce it is and its worth all the greater.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Behind one truth there is always yet another. Behind one truth there is always yet another.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Good cannot come from evil. Good cannot come from evil.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: How easy it is to think well of ourselves. Until the moment is upon us, we can never be certain. How easy it is to think well of ourselves. Until the moment is upon us, we can never be certain.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: You have a point," said Fronto, "and even a poet must occasionally bow to logic. You have a point," said Fronto, "and even a poet must occasionally bow to logic.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Every man is a hero if he strives more for others than for himself alone. Every man is a hero if he strives more for others than for himself alone.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: I know that some readers think (The High King) should have ended differently. I cried for three days afterwards. I know that some readers think (The High King) should have ended differently. I cried for three days afterwards.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: We hold each other's lives in our open hands, not in clenched fists. We hold each other's lives in our open hands, not in clenched fists.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Until the thirst for power parched his throat, he was a fearless and noble lord. Until the thirst for power parched his throat, he was a fearless and noble lord.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: A taste for adventure is by no means a masculine monopoly. A taste for adventure is by no means a masculine monopoly.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: She was the most confusing person he had ever met She was the most confusing person he had ever met
Lloyd Alexander quotes: One way everything looks all right, the other way, it looks all wrong. One way everything looks all right, the other way, it looks all wrong.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Neither refuse to give help when it is needed, ... nor refuse to accept it when it is offered. Neither refuse to give help when it is needed, ... nor refuse to accept it when it is offered.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Trust your luck, Taran Wanderer. But don't forget to put out your nets! Trust your luck, Taran Wanderer. But don't forget to put out your nets!
Lloyd Alexander quotes: What you may seek and what you may find are not always one. What you may seek and what you may find are not always one.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: True allegiance is only given willingly. True allegiance is only given willingly.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: The only thing a cat worries about is what's happening right now. As we tell the kittens, you can only wash one paw at a time. The only thing a cat worries about is what's happening right now. As we tell the kittens, you can only wash one paw at a time.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: She has given you something of value: the truth in her heart. She has given you something of value: the truth in her heart.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: It would be a shame if you were killed. I should be very sorry. I know I wouldn't like it to happen to me. It would be a shame if you were killed. I should be very sorry. I know I wouldn't like it to happen to me.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Just because you've seen something doesn't mean you'll stop looking. There's always something you didn't see before. Just because you've seen something doesn't mean you'll stop looking. There's always something you didn't see before.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: If I do find pride, I'll not find it in what I was or what I am, but what I may become. Not in my birth, but in myself. If I do find pride, I'll not find it in what I was or what I am, but what I may become. Not in my birth, but in myself.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: At the end of their grim race, death might be the only prize. At the end of their grim race, death might be the only prize.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: The destinies of men are woven one with the other, and you can turn aside from them no more than you can turn aside from your own. The destinies of men are woven one with the other, and you can turn aside from them no more than you can turn aside from your own.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Child, child, do you not see? For each of us comes a time when we must be more than what we are. Child, child, do you not see? For each of us comes a time when we must be more than what we are.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Two cats can live as cheaply as one, and their owner has twice as much fun Two cats can live as cheaply as one, and their owner has twice as much fun
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Alas, raising a young lady is a mystery even beyond an enchanter's skill. Alas, raising a young lady is a mystery even beyond an enchanter's skill.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: What seems to be love beyond any question is usually a simple case of indigestion. What seems to be love beyond any question is usually a simple case of indigestion.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Once you have courage to look upon evil, seeing it for what it is and naming it by its true name, it is powerless against you, and you can destroy Once you have courage to look upon evil, seeing it for what it is and naming it by its true name, it is powerless against you, and you can destroy it.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: At the end of knowledge, wisdom begins, and at the end of wisdom, there is not grief ... but hope At the end of knowledge, wisdom begins, and at the end of wisdom, there is not grief ... but hope
Lloyd Alexander quotes: I can't stand people who say 'I told you so.' That's worse than somebody coming up and eating your dinner before you have a chance to sit down. I can't stand people who say 'I told you so.' That's worse than somebody coming up and eating your dinner before you have a chance to sit down.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: The muse in charge of fantasy wears good, sensible shoes. The muse in charge of fantasy wears good, sensible shoes.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: For the deeds of a man, not the words of a prophecy, are what shape his destiny. For the deeds of a man, not the words of a prophecy, are what shape his destiny.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: For Wayfarers still journeying, for Wanderers at rest. For Wayfarers still journeying, for Wanderers at rest.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: If a storyteller worried about the facts - my dear Lucian, how could he ever get at the truth? If a storyteller worried about the facts - my dear Lucian, how could he ever get at the truth?
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Stale water is a poor drink,' said Annlaw. 'Stale skill is worse. And the man who walks in his own footsteps only ends where he began. Stale water is a poor drink,' said Annlaw. 'Stale skill is worse. And the man who walks in his own footsteps only ends where he began.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: For man to be worthy of any rank, he must strive first to be a man. For man to be worthy of any rank, he must strive first to be a man.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Who but lovers dream alike? Who but lovers dream alike?
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Do you not believe that animals know grief and fear and pain? The world of men is not an easy one for them. Do you not believe that animals know grief and fear and pain? The world of men is not an easy one for them.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: The journey is the treasure. The journey is the treasure.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: And so shall honor Morgant," Gwydion said, "for what he used to be, and Ellidyr Prince of Pen-Llarcau for what he became. And so shall honor Morgant," Gwydion said, "for what he used to be, and Ellidyr Prince of Pen-Llarcau for what he became.
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Don't pout that way, my child, you'll give yourself a blister Don't pout that way, my child, you'll give yourself a blister
Lloyd Alexander quotes: Story , finally, is humanity 's autobiography . Story , finally, is humanity 's autobiography .