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Names Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about names
  1. #1
    “But if you call me Anne, please call me Anne with an ‘e’.”
  2. #2
    “Your name is a golden bell hung in my heart. I would break my body to pieces to call you once by your name.”
  3. #3
    “He must have had fire and mettle in his day, if we may judge from the name he bore of Gunpowder. He had, in fact, been a favorite steed of his master’s, the choleric Van Ripper, who was a furious rider, and had infused, very probably, some of his own spirit into the animal; for, old and broken-down as he looked, there was more of the lurking devil in him than in any young filly in the country.”
  4. #4
    “Good name in man and woman, dear my lord,
    Is the immediate jewel of their souls:
    Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing;
    ’twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands;
    But he that filches from me my good name
    Robs me of that which not enriches him,
    And makes me poor indeed.”
  5. #5
    “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet.”
  6. #6
    ″‘I will give you a name,’ he said to it, ‘and I shall call you Sting.‘”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Names
  7. #7
    “Foo-foo the First, King of the Mooncalves!”
  8. #8
    “What of a love unspoken? Is it weaker without a name?
    Does this love deserve 2 exist without a title”
  9. #9
    “We learned to lip-read, our heads flat on the beds, turned sideways, watching each other’s mouths. In this way we exchanged names from bed to bed:
    “Alma. Janine. Dolores. Moira. June.”
  10. #10
    “Nobody -- that’s my name. Nobody -- so my mother and father call me, all my friends.”
    author
    Homer
    person
    Parents
    book
    Odyssey
    concepts
    NamesFriendship
  11. #11
    “Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn’t. Anyhow here he is at the bottom, and ready to be introduced to you. Winnie-the-Pooh.”
  12. #12
    “When I first heard his name, I said, just as you are going to say, ‘But I thought he was a boy?’
    ‘So did I,’ said Christopher Robin.
    ‘Then you can’t call him Winnie?’
    ‘I don’t.’
    ‘But you said—”
    ‘He’s Winnie-the-Pooh. Don’t you know what ‘ther’ means?‘”
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