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Tristran Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Tristran
  1. #1
    “While clothes do not, as the saying would sometimes have it, make the man, and fine feathers do not make fine birds, sometimes they can add a certain spice to a recipe. And Tristran Thorn in crimson and canary was not the same man that Tristran Thorn in his overcoat and Sunday suit had been.”
  2. #2
    “There is something of the dormouse in him still. Sometimes I wonder if she transforms people into animals, or whether she finds the beast inside us, and frees it.”
  3. #3
    “The wind blew from Faerie and the East, and Tristran Thorn suddenly found inside himself a certain amount of courage he had not suspected that he had possessed.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concept
    courage
  4. #4
    “His coat was thin, and it was obvious he would not get his kiss, which he found puzzling. The manly heroes of the penny dreadfuls and shilling novels never had these problems getting kissed.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concepts
    KissingHeroes
  5. #5
    “But there are so many places we have not yet seen. So many people still to meet. Not to mention all the wrongs to right, villains to vanquish, sights to see, all that.”
  6. #6
    “Because,” she told him, her voice taut, “now that you have saved my life, you are, by the law of my people, responsible for me, and I for you. Where you go, I must also go.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    characters
    TristranYvaine
    concepts
    LawDuty
  7. #7
    “Tristran Thorn, at the age of seventeen, and only six months older than Victoria, was halfway between a boy and a man, and was equally uncomfortable in either role; he seemed to be composed chiefly of elbows and Adam’s apples.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concepts
    AgeMaturity
  8. #8
    “There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart’s Desire.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concepts
    desiresheart
  9. #9
    “Because,” announced Tristran, “every lover is in his heart a madman, and in his head a minstrel.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concept
    love
  10. #10
    “Tristran stared at her in honest puzzlement. “But I have no wish to be a lord of anywhere,” he told her, “or of anything, except perhaps my lady’s heart.” And he took the star’s hand in his, and he pressed it to his breast and smiled.”
    author
    Neil Gaiman
    book
    Stardust
    character
    Tristran
    concepts
    loveheart

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