Tom McNeal Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Tom McNeal
“Very well, then, I said. I look forward to the day when every schoolchild will read Shakespeare’s great comedic play All’s Good That Ends Good.”
“So why not mercy and justice to sweet youth from an omnipotent and benevolent Creator? There are only three answers. He is not omnipotent, or he is not benevolent, or-the dreariest possibility of all-he is inattentive. What if that was what happened to my nephew? That God’s gaze had merely strayed elsewhere?”
“In the old tales, kindness is the purest form of heroism. Find the character who meets the world with a big heart and an open hand and you have found your hero or heroine.”
“You can’t let buffoons rule your life.”
“He turned toward my voice. ‘Am I well?’ His mocking tone was unmistakable. ‘Am I well? Why can’t you just talk like everyone else? Why can’t you just say, ‘How you doin’? You doin’ good?‘”
“He says that all that happens when you go far, far away is that you discover you’ve brought yourself along.”
“One does not know love until it arrives, and it’s arrival will always surprise.”
“Well, it is true. Sometimes avoiding something can give it more and more meaning rather than less and less.”
“The studies, Jeremy, I said. The studies, the studies, the studies.”
″‘A motto just came to me,’ Jeremy said. ‘Resist, adapt, never give up.‘”
“How’s life in Johnson Johnsonville?”
“But I’d hate to think an angel couldn’t sing a little better than that.”
“It don’t matter how young you are or how old you get or how brittle your bones are or how leaky your gray cells, you are still going to flat like a happy ending.”
“You’d better hold onto your valuables your highness and no, I don’t mean those valuables.”
″‘The enchantment of the first bite,’ she said. ‘It can only be undone by the touch of a salted tear on the parted lips of the spell-bound.‘”
“Halla!Halla! Is it not a great day to be alive?”
“The village itself can be seen only from the corner of the eye. It is difficult to find but, once found, you will never lose it.”
“Of course I’m right. Who said I wasn’t?”
“What follows it the strange and fateful tale of a boy, a girl, and a ghost”
″‘A Finder of Occasions?’ I asked, and the stranger replied, ‘Someone who lies in wait until the opportunity is afforded to do harm or wreak havoc...without leaving a trace behind.‘”

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