Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.
In nature, orange means good things, like pumpkins, and juice, and autumn leaves, and sunsets. But when you paint something orange it usually means something not-so-good. Except, of course, if it’s Halloween. And even Halloween is scary sometimes.
–One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin
The power of the imagination is a magnificent thing. Here, whatever you imagine, you can make real.
–Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks
In the land of Ingary where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of the three.
–Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The reason opportunity is often missed is that it usually comes disguised as hard work.
She was beginning to see how difficult it was to determine who was good and who was bad, who she could trust and who she had to watch out for. Every person was a hero in his own mind, fighting for what he thought was right, or just fighting to survive another day, but no one thought they were evil.
–Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty
By the Queen and her court, what kind of a name is Bubbles for a creature like this? Lucifer or Bloodclaw Reddifang would be more appropriate.