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Malorie Blackman quotes: Books teach children to see the world through the eyes of others and empathise with others. It's about the story. Books teach children to see the world through the eyes of others and empathise with others. It's about the story.
Malorie Blackman quotes: He pulls the hood over my head. I try to pull back. I'm not trying to run away. I just want to see her ... One last time ... He pulls the hood over my head. I try to pull back. I'm not trying to run away. I just want to see her ... One last time ...
Malorie Blackman quotes: If you can only have one, which means more to you? Being someone or making a difference-Lynny If you can only have one, which means more to you? Being someone or making a difference
-Lynny
Malorie Blackman quotes: Shakespeare's 'Othello' was inspired by Cinthio's 'A Moorish Captain'; his 'Hamlet' came from Saxo Grammaticus's 'Amleth.' Shakespeare's 'Othello' was inspired by Cinthio's 'A Moorish Captain'; his 'Hamlet' came from Saxo Grammaticus's 'Amleth.'
Malorie Blackman quotes: Thoughts can creep up on you, or they can hit harder than a wrecking ball. Thoughts can creep up on you, or they can hit harder than a wrecking ball.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I'm a voice for children's books and children's reading. I'm a voice for children's books and children's reading.
Malorie Blackman quotes: The news lies all the time. They tell us what they think we would want to hear. The news lies all the time. They tell us what they think we would want to hear.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else's shoes for a while. Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else's shoes for a while.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Dear God, please let him have heard me. Please.Please.If you're up there.Somewhere. Dear God, please let him have heard me. Please.
Please.
If you're up there.
Somewhere.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Boys don't cry but real men do. Boys don't cry but real men do.
Malorie Blackman quotes: He was constantly surprising me like that. I had thought I didn't like surprises, but I found I did when they came from him. He was constantly surprising me like that. I had thought I didn't like surprises, but I found I did when they came from him.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Jude's fourth law: Caring equals vulnerability. Never show either. Jude's fourth law: Caring equals vulnerability. Never show either.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Who did it, Sephy?' She repeated. 'Who beat you up? 'Cause whoever it was, I'll kill them. Who did it, Sephy?' She repeated. 'Who beat you up? 'Cause whoever it was, I'll kill them.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Never, ever allow yourself to feel. Feelings kill. Never, ever allow yourself to feel. Feelings kill.
Malorie Blackman quotes: There are no such things as friends. Just acquaintances who haven't let you down yet. There are no such things as friends. Just acquaintances who haven't let you down yet.
Malorie Blackman quotes: He wrapped his arms around me. We were cuddled up like a couple of spoons in a cutlery drawer. He wrapped his arms around me. We were cuddled up like a couple of spoons in a cutlery drawer.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I would like to champion diverse forms like graphic novels and works told in verse and diverse writers and illustrators and diverse authors as well. I would like to champion diverse forms like graphic novels and works told in verse and diverse writers and illustrators and diverse authors as well.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Children find prescriptive reading lists daunting, and they are a dangerous thing to have in schools. Children find prescriptive reading lists daunting, and they are a dangerous thing to have in schools.
Malorie Blackman quotes: A good book is a good book. End of story. A good book is a good book. End of story.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I wish ... I wish he wasn't quite so ashamed of me. And if he could stop feeling so ashamed of himself, then maybe we might stand a chance. I wish ... I wish he wasn't quite so ashamed of me. And if he could stop feeling so ashamed of himself, then maybe we might stand a chance.
Malorie Blackman quotes: But faith is so easy to hold onto when you don't need it. And so hard to find when you do. But faith is so easy to hold onto when you don't need it. And so hard to find when you do.
Malorie Blackman quotes: What I'm trying to do is to write a story. If you take something from it, that's wonderful; if you don't, that's wonderful as well. What I'm trying to do is to write a story. If you take something from it, that's wonderful; if you don't, that's wonderful as well.
Malorie Blackman quotes: When did we stop being people, being human? When did we stop being people, being human?
Malorie Blackman quotes: His eyes were a lot older than fifteen.Persephone Hadley(,regarding Callum McGregor) His eyes were a lot older than fifteen.
Persephone Hadley(,regarding Callum McGregor)
Malorie Blackman quotes: I believe each individual can have a say and make a difference. I believe each individual can have a say and make a difference.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Boys don't cry, but men do. Boys don't cry, but men do.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Sometimes the things you're convinced you don't want turn out to be the thing you need the most in this world. Sometimes the things you're convinced you don't want turn out to be the thing you need the most in this world.
Malorie Blackman quotes: When life knocks you down, keep getting up. When life knocks you down, keep getting up.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I work in my attic, and the view is next door's chimney stack. I work in my attic, and the view is next door's chimney stack.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Being the Children's Laureate has been educational, sometimes hectic, but most of all, great fun. Being the Children's Laureate has been educational, sometimes hectic, but most of all, great fun.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Temptation leans on the doorbell, but opportunity knocks only once. Temptation leans on the doorbell, but opportunity knocks only once.
Malorie Blackman quotes: He loved to draw. Animals pouncing mostly. And trees. Always lone trees in black landscapes. He loved to draw. Animals pouncing mostly. And trees. Always lone trees in black landscapes.
Malorie Blackman quotes: A film of my life would never happen! A film of my life would never happen!
Malorie Blackman quotes: If you're naive - which means immature, inexperienced, or a bit thick - you get eaten alive. If you're naive - which means immature, inexperienced, or a bit thick - you get eaten alive.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Books and knowledge don't make for a safe world. Just the opposite. Books and knowledge are facets of the truth and the truth can be very dangerous. Books and knowledge don't make for a safe world. Just the opposite. Books and knowledge are facets of the truth and the truth can be very dangerous.
Malorie Blackman quotes: The truth isn't going to bend itself to suit you. The truth isn't going to bend itself to suit you.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I loved reading when I grew up but did feel totally invisible because I couldn't see myself and my life reflected in the books I was reading. I loved reading when I grew up but did feel totally invisible because I couldn't see myself and my life reflected in the books I was reading.
Malorie Blackman quotes: The status quo is never news, only challenges to it. The status quo is never news, only challenges to it.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Noughts... Even the word was negative. Nothing. Nil. Zero. Nonentities. It wasn't a name we'd chosen for ourselves. It was a name we'd been given. Noughts... Even the word was negative. Nothing. Nil. Zero. Nonentities. It wasn't a name we'd chosen for ourselves. It was a name we'd been given.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Jude's rule number five: Never get to close to anyone or anything that you can't walk away at a moment's notice if you have to.When you have to. Jude's rule number five: Never get to close to anyone or anything that you can't walk away at a moment's notice if you have to.
When you have to.
Malorie Blackman quotes: A yawning hole deep inside me was begging to be filled up with words and thoughts and ideas and facts and fictions.Callum McGregor A yawning hole deep inside me was begging to be filled up with words and thoughts and ideas and facts and fictions.
Callum McGregor
Malorie Blackman quotes: The best thing about being Children's Laureate has definitely been all the children and teens I've met. The best thing about being Children's Laureate has definitely been all the children and teens I've met.
Malorie Blackman quotes: What was it about the differences in others that scared some people so much? What was it about the differences in others that scared some people so much?
Malorie Blackman quotes: Like a window had been thrown open inside my head and my heart, where there had been closed shutters before. Like a window had been thrown open inside my head and my heart, where there had been closed shutters before.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I think fan fiction is the way most writers start, and the same goes for music and design. I think fan fiction is the way most writers start, and the same goes for music and design.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I think what we need, especially in publishing, is more commissioning editors and editors who are people of colour. I think what we need, especially in publishing, is more commissioning editors and editors who are people of colour.
Malorie Blackman quotes: How dare you both sit there and criticize and condemn me? How dare you both sit there and criticize and condemn me?
Malorie Blackman quotes: The single yellow diamond stud he wore in his left ear twinkled like a giggle in the morning sunlight. The single yellow diamond stud he wore in his left ear twinkled like a giggle in the morning sunlight.
Malorie Blackman quotes: My rear end was blood-raw from my so called brilliant ideas rebounding on me. My rear end was blood-raw from my so called brilliant ideas rebounding on me.
Malorie Blackman quotes: Books allow you to see the world through the eyes of others. Books allow you to see the world through the eyes of others.
Malorie Blackman quotes: To my fellow Crosses, keep the faith. To my fellow Crosses, keep the faith.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I suppose I've always lived in my own head. I didn't discover boys till sixth form. Then suddenly it was, 'Oh! Boys!' I suppose I've always lived in my own head. I didn't discover boys till sixth form. Then suddenly it was, 'Oh! Boys!'
Malorie Blackman quotes: And things go unsaid soon get forgotten And things go unsaid soon get forgotten
Malorie Blackman quotes: Five years off my life ... I wondered with a wry smile, would people be immortal if they didn't have kids? Five years off my life ...
I wondered with a wry smile, would people be immortal if they didn't have kids?
Malorie Blackman quotes: No-one understood. No-one. Least of all - me. No-one understood. No-one. Least of all - me.
Malorie Blackman quotes: When a chance for real happiness comes by, grab it with both hands and devour it. If it lasts five minutes or five lifetimes, it's still worth it. When a chance for real happiness comes by, grab it with both hands and devour it. If it lasts five minutes or five lifetimes, it's still worth it.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I hope to instill, in every child I meet, my love and enthusiasm for reading and stories. I hope to instill, in every child I meet, my love and enthusiasm for reading and stories.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I'm one of the few adults lucky enough to love their job. And when you've got bills to pay, you get on with it! I like challenges. I'm one of the few adults lucky enough to love their job. And when you've got bills to pay, you get on with it! I like challenges.
Malorie Blackman quotes: We need more people working in the publishing industry itself who are people of colour. We need more people working in the publishing industry itself who are people of colour.
Malorie Blackman quotes: A love of books has opened so many doors for me. Stories have inspired me and taught me to aspire. A love of books has opened so many doors for me. Stories have inspired me and taught me to aspire.
Malorie Blackman quotes: I suppose it doesn't occur to you that I can think the system just as unjust as you do. I suppose it doesn't occur to you that I can think the system just as unjust as you do.
Malorie Blackman quotes: When I was a child, we used to look forward to the end of the day when we would hear another ten minutes of a story. When I was a child, we used to look forward to the end of the day when we would hear another ten minutes of a story.
Malorie Blackman quotes: You can have all the talent in the world, but without determination, you won't get very far. You can have all the talent in the world, but without determination, you won't get very far.