Chris Priestley Quotes

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Chris Priestley Quotes

Because soldiers arent really brave, they follow orders. Soldiers do as they told. Theyre not heroes. There are no real heroes, son. It depends on whose telling the story.
— Chris Priestley —

Does something amuse you?' asked Uncle Montague.
'I was merely reminding myself, Uncle, that I am getting too old to be so easily frightened by stories.'
'Really?' said Uncle Montague with a worrying degree of doubt in his voice. 'You think there is an age at which you might become immune to fear?

— Chris Priestley

But she was no guardian angel. She was not trying to help me at all. She had been trying to claim me as she had claimed the lives of my fellow passengers.
She was the thing that remained forever unseen in my visions of her tales. She lurked near the bodies of those whose whose lives were so cruelly taken. She was there always, waiting.

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She had the the most extraordinary capacity for falling asleep at a moments notice. Any kind of pause in the routine was an excuse for a nap. I swear she was more cat than human.

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I stood a little self-consciously. I was of an age when I was still unsure of myself in such formal matters as greetings and partings.

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Writers were a strange sort; I knew that much from the newspapers.

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After all, it was only a story,' I said, determined to prove her wrong. 'All manner of terrible things may happen in a story. They may be startling at the time, but it passes. One gets caught up in the narrative, but the dangers aren't real, are they? Things happen in any way the storyteller chooses. It is all just made up.

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Why is it childish to want something better? asked Frank sulkily. It's like pretending to be content is the same as actually being content. I'm not going to pre tent. - Frank

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Because soldiers aren't really brave, they follow orders. Soldiers do as they told. They're not heroes. There are no real heroes, son. It depends on whose telling the story.

— Chris Priestley

And where should mankind be without trees?

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Pah!' said Sam. 'What good is there in feeling happy one day if you go back to how you were the next?'
'What harm is there?' said the giant.

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Sam's world grew and grew with each book he finished.

— Chris Priestley

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