[DWJ] DWJ Quotes?

Deirdre Baker df.baker at utoronto.ca
Mon Nov 21 21:20:41 EST 2016


"But you wouldn’t believe how lonely you get”   last line of Homeward Bounders.

> On Nov 21, 2016, at 9:16 PM, Stallcup, Jackie E <jackie.stallcup at csun.edu> wrote:
> 
> Ooh, this is way more fun than working!
> 
> I'm not at home and thus can't go grab all my copies to look for my favorite quotes, but here are a couple I dug up on Amazon's "look inside" feature:
> 
> From Archer's Goon:
> 
> All power corrupts, but we need electricity
> 
> When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the result is a family fight.  
> 
> One black eye deserves another
> 
> It pays to increase your word power
> 
> (Those are all from the Author's note).
> 
> Here's one that's too long, but I like it anyway, from a Tale of Time City:
> 
> Vivian stared.  Never had she seen a boy with such long hair!  In fact, she had a vague notion that boys were born with their hair short back and sides and that only girls had hair that grew long.
> 
> And I would love to quote something from the end of Homeward Bounders, but my amazon preview is only the first few pages.  There are a couple of lines at the end that always make my heart ache.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwj [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of Deirdre Baker
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2016 5:58 PM
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] DWJ Quotes?
> 
> Okay, you have tempted me out of lurking. This is one of my favourite lines from Deep Secret: ‘I never did like men who wear cravats. What’s wrong with an honest tie?’
> But perhaps you have to be there.
> Deirdre
> 
>> On Nov 21, 2016, at 8:51 PM, Kathleen Jennings <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__kathleen.jennings-40gmail.com&d=DgIGaQ&c=Oo8bPJf7k7r_cPTz1JF7vEiFxvFRfQtp-j14fFwh71U&r=ChQZV9av_IvNDkzIpngwUsKJilpddbhq0EMuEXqohmY&m=pnzX2k9GmkxDK9dACzfX57BAPQYc_5G6NSEkusNpWpM&s=KdI1npKrKMnqOoTGTeR2AdhieD_sldZ4SRdXb8ar_LA&e= > wrote:
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>> "Flick, flick, flick"
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>> 
>> On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Andrea Höst <andreakhost at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> About 50% of these are HMC, but if you want a ready resource of DWJ 
>>> quotes, Goodreads has scads:
>>> 
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>>> On 22 November 2016 at 12:47, Kyra Jucovy <arykiy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I suspect it's probably too long, but the one I got a friend to do 
>>>> me calligraphy of a few years back is 'Two sides to Nowhere, Polly thought.
>>>> One really was a dead end.  The other was the void that lay before 
>>>> you
>>> when
>>>> you were making up something new out of ideas no one else had quite 
>>>> had before' from F&H.
>>>> 
>>>> ---Kyra
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, 21 Nov 2016, 20:41 Katherine Meyers, 
>>>> <katiegmeyers at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> I've been taking a letterpress class for fun, and for my final 
>>>>> project
>>>> I'm
>>>>> going to make a poster with a bunch of DWJ quotes on it  (maybe 6?).
>>> Of
>>>>> course even though I'm always being reminded of DWJ, now that I 
>>>>> have to think of a bunch of quotes I'm drawing a blank.  Lists 
>>>>> online seem to
>>> be
>>>>> rather Howl-heavy.  So if anybody has any favorite, SHORT quotes 
>>>>> (like
>>>> one
>>>>> sentence, since I am still not great at letterpress and have 
>>>>> limited
>>>> time),
>>>>> maybe it'd be fun to share them!  I'll make sure to show you all a
>>> photo
>>>> of
>>>>> the finished poster.
>>>>> Thanks and best,
>>>>> Katie Meyers
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