Sally Gardner Famous Quotes & Sayings

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48 Sally Gardner Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Sally Gardner Sayings: No matter how bad things looked, Gramps had always seemed a giant to me. He No matter how bad things looked, Gramps had always seemed a giant to me. He wasn't made up of any monstrous parts.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: Few people can claim they are born into the right period of history. Most of Few people can claim they are born into the right period of history. Most of us have to make do with the times we find ourselves in.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: He stroked Sido's cheek and bent down to kiss her, whispering what his heart had He stroked Sido's cheek and bent down to kiss her, whispering what his heart had always known, what he had never said before to anyone. 'I love you, I always will.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: The self is me, the me is I, and that's all that's left. The self is me, the me is I, and that's all that's left.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: There is nothing to fear except the power you give to your own demons. There is nothing to fear except the power you give to your own demons.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: It had struck me that the world was full of holes, holes which you could It had struck me that the world was full of holes, holes which you could fall into, never to be seen again. I couldn't understand the difference between disappearance and death. Both seemed the same to me, both left holes. Holes in your heart holes in your life.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: I sat at the very back of the class - the blackboard could have been I sat at the very back of the class - the blackboard could have been in another country. The words were just circus horses dancing up and down. At least, they never stayed still long enough for me to work out what they were saying. The
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Sally Gardner Sayings: You make sense of a world that is senseless. You gave me space boots so You make sense of a world that is senseless. You gave me space boots so that I could walk on other planets. Without you, I'm lost. There's no left, no right. No tomorrow, only miles of yesterdays. It doesn't matter what happens now because I've found you. That's why I'm here. Because of you. You who I love. My best friend. My brother. Hector
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Sally Gardner Sayings: You see, the what ifs are as boundless as the stars. You see, the what ifs are as boundless as the stars.
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Sally Gardner Sayings: It is enough to know... Too much to see... It is enough to know... Too much to see...
Sally Gardner Sayings: I had never been interested in boys and had no notion that I ever would, I had never been interested in boys and had no notion that I ever would, seeing being in love and loving as a great tangle in which you could lose your head as well as your heart. Yet standing there that afternoon looking at the young man. I could well see how such knots in life were made.
Sally Gardner Sayings: There is more betwixt the day and the night than we can ever know. There is more betwixt the day and the night than we can ever know.
Sally Gardner Sayings: If my soul was filled with anything, then it was dust and the ashes of If my soul was filled with anything, then it was dust and the ashes of possibilities.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Stay calm. Don't go getting moon mad. Moon sad.Moon morons. Stay calm. Don't go getting moon mad. Moon sad.
Moon morons.
Sally Gardner Sayings: There are train-track thinkers, then there's you, Standish, a breeze in the park of imagination. There are train-track thinkers, then there's you, Standish, a breeze in the park of imagination.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Many men spend their lives living in the wrong corner of their souls, mainly out Many men spend their lives living in the wrong corner of their souls, mainly out of fear of what they might find on the other side.
Sally Gardner Sayings: I got through so much ink in the learning that the inkseller took to knocking I got through so much ink in the learning that the inkseller took to knocking at least once a week on the garden door. He had a gray solemn face that looked as if it was chiseled out of stone; he was stooped down like the letter C, as if he were Atlas carrying the weight of the world in his wooden barrel of ink. Maybe he did. I have learned that there is great power in words, no matter how long or short they be.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Our story is over, though in its end lies its beginning. Our story is over, though in its end lies its beginning.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Furniture, my good husband," she said, her mouth full of food, "that be too pretty Furniture, my good husband," she said, her mouth full of food, "that be too pretty is without pure thought. Tables with turned and carved legs only encourage the devil to dine."
My father stared at her, bewildered.
This house needs to be made ready for the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, for when he returns to our fair city and takes his rightful place as king, he'll be needing a good meal in a godly home. Do not you agree, husband?"
My father was speechless. Maud, in no way put off by his silence, said, "He will be very hungry. It has been a long time since the Last Supper.
Sally Gardner Sayings: My captain once said that you meet people in your life who you believe will My captain once said that you meet people in your life who you believe will be your companions on the road, only to discover that they fall by the wayside. Others who you meet without design climb mountains with you,
Sally Gardner Sayings: Doubt is a great worm in a crispy, red apple. Doubt is a great worm in a crispy, red apple.
Sally Gardner Sayings: My stepmother was no beauty. She was round and squat with a face not unlike My stepmother was no beauty. She was round and squat with a face not unlike a potato that had been scrubbed.
Sally Gardner Sayings: A secret told is mine to tell. Of truth and lies, the lesser hell. A secret told is mine to tell. Of truth and lies, the lesser hell.
Sally Gardner Sayings: What are you on?' said AJ. 'Leon's mum has died and you are determined to What are you on?' said AJ. 'Leon's mum has died and you are determined to add to the total sum of misery by going out with the girlfriend of the nastiest piece of manhood that was ever assembled in the factory of life ...
Sally Gardner Sayings: Well, you could have knocked me sideways with a feather. Well, you could have knocked me sideways with a feather.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Live you life, Sido, whatever happens. Live in the moment, don't live with regret.' He Live you life, Sido, whatever happens. Live in the moment, don't live with regret.' He took his last kiss.
Sally Gardner Sayings: It's the fricking reality that destroys plans. It's the fricking reality that destroys plans.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Gramps had the radio on, tuned to the only station that the authorities allowed us Gramps had the radio on, tuned to the only station that the authorities allowed us mere lava mites to listen to. Dripple for the workers of the Motherland. They sang it loud, they sang it clear: "And once those feet did tread upon silver sand And footprints deep marked out new moons of Motherland Which all salute with upraised hand." I went upstairs and put on my school uniform. Every part of me dead. Limp. Dead.
Sally Gardner Sayings: If things were different, if there were no revolution, no war, no threads of light, If things were different, if there were no revolution, no war, no threads of light, if he were rich, would he go back to London with her and ask for her hand in marriage? He smiled, for the answer was simple. Yes, yes, he would.
Sally Gardner Sayings: All she had to protect herself against him was silence, the one skill in which All she had to protect herself against him was silence, the one skill in which she had become an expert.
Sally Gardner Sayings: You too are cast in sadness thicker than stone, heavier than water,' she says. 'It You too are cast in sadness thicker than stone, heavier than water,' she says. 'It ties you, like me, to this leaden earth.'
I lean forward and kiss her.
'Only in dreams,' she says, 'can we be ourselves, uncaged, wild of spirit. Here I am free to climb a tree and find a boy with eyes as sad as mine.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Honestly, I had no idea that the heart could cause such trouble and strife. It Honestly, I had no idea that the heart could cause such trouble and strife. It could be broken and still mend. It could be wounded and still heal. It could be given away still returned, lost and found. It could do all that and still you lived, though according to some, only just.
Sally Gardner Sayings: That summer, in the wilderness of crumbling bricks and mortar, white roses had appeared in That summer, in the wilderness of crumbling bricks and mortar, white roses had appeared in those derelict suburbs. Gramps said that if man was mad enough to destroy itself, at least the rats and cockroaches would have front-row seats, be able to enjoy the sight of Mother Nature reclaiming the earth. Outside
Sally Gardner Sayings: He says nothing but I know he is listening. Words are the only medicine I He says nothing but I know he is listening. Words are the only medicine I have.
'You make sense of a world that is senseless. You gave me space boots so that I could walk on other planets. Without you, I'm lost. There's no left, no right. No tomorrow, only miles of yesterdays. It doesn't matter what happens now because I've found you. That's why I'm here. Because of you. You who I love. My best friend. My brother.
Sally Gardner Sayings: But maybe all it needs is a moment to change the course of history. But maybe all it needs is a moment to change the course of history.
Sally Gardner Sayings: I collect wordsthey are sweets in the mouth of sound. I collect words
they are sweets in the mouth of sound.
Sally Gardner Sayings: But that's her problem, not mine. No, my problem is elephantine. How do you eat But that's her problem, not mine. No, my problem is elephantine. How do you eat an elephant, sir? Bit by tiny bit.
Sally Gardner Sayings: I like him to sleep close to me. Danes says it is better than leaving I like him to sleep close to me. Danes says it is better than leaving him alone in a cradle to get too cold or too hot. Mistress Bedwell does not agree. She says that I should have a wet nurse and not hold him all the time, for it indulges him so."
I laughed. "What nonsense!"
Hester looked pleased. "It feels right, him being next to me."
"Hester, do what you feel is best. Take no notice of Patience Bedwell.
Sally Gardner Sayings: I am told that sleep is a rehearsal for death. It is waking that kills I am told that sleep is a rehearsal for death. It is waking that kills us.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Wouldn't it be good if we could let teachers do what they do best - Wouldn't it be good if we could let teachers do what they do best - teach. Not judge each child on a series of standardized exams. Let schools embrace, not exclude, those like me with a different way of thinking.
Stop praising literacy with one hand and closing libraries with the other. Let librarians be free to do what they do best: encourage a lifelong love of reading in every child, even the ones without a hope of ever getting an A star.
Sally Gardner Sayings: What more can anyone take from me?" said my father, his head bent down. "Everywhere What more can anyone take from me?" said my father, his head bent down. "Everywhere I go I carry my hell with me.
Sally Gardner Sayings: We live to die, we die to eternally live. We live to die, we die to eternally live.
Sally Gardner Sayings: Am driving us home to Mrs. Lush in her shiny kitchen with a checked tablecloth Am driving us home to Mrs. Lush in her shiny kitchen with a checked tablecloth in a house where the grass looks as if it's been Hoovered. You see, only in the land of Croca-Colas does the sun shine in Technicolor. Life lived at the end of the rainbow.
Sally Gardner Sayings: There are too many ghosts walking this earth. They weigh heavy on the living. There are too many ghosts walking this earth. They weigh heavy on the living.
Sally Gardner Sayings: He coughs. Not a good sound. Too deep, too full of coffins.Why is mankind so He coughs. Not a good sound. Too deep, too full of coffins.
Why is mankind so fucking cruel?
Why?
Sally Gardner Sayings: As if the words came not from her but from the breeze. As if the words came not from her but from the breeze.
Sally Gardner Sayings: In another country where the buildings don't stop rising until they pinthe clouds to the In another country where the buildings don't stop rising until they pinthe clouds to the sky.
Sally Gardner Sayings: The floor had become a sea and the bed a ship, seen from a great The floor had become a sea and the bed a ship, seen from a great distance. I could hear their voices calling me from far away. It lasted a minute or less. Maybe I dreamed it. Maybe I did not. It was an image that came to haunt me, and I have often wondered what would have happened if I had done as I was told and left the silver shoes alone. Would everything then have been alright?