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Neil Gaiman

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Rattle his bones
over the stones
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who nobody owns
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NEIL GAIMAN
I don’t want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got ...
NEIL GAIMAN
You people have names. That's because you don't know who you are. We know who we are, so we don't ne...
NEIL GAIMAN
It was true: the other mother loved her. But she loved Coraline as a miser loves money, or a dragon ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline's father stopped working and made them all dinner.

Coraline was disgusted. "Dadd...
NEIL GAIMAN
She said, ‘You know that I love you.’ And, despite herself, Coraline nodded. It was true: the ot...
NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline wondered why so few of the adults she had met made any sense. She sometimes wondered who th...
NEIL GAIMAN
No one had hugged her like that since she had retired from the theater.
NEIL GAIMAN
Cats don't have shoulders, not like people do. But the cat shrugged, in one smooth movement that sta...
NEIL GAIMAN
Realmente no lo entiendes, ¿verdad?. No quiero tener todo lo que deseo. Nadie lo quiere, no de verd...
NEIL GAIMAN
It wasn’t brave because he wasn’t scared: it was the only thing he could do. But going back agai...
NEIL GAIMAN
It seemed to Coraline that it was crouching, and staring down at her, as if it were not really a hou...
NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline went over to the window and watched the rain come down. It wasn't the kind of rain you coul...
NEIL GAIMAN
It was true: the other mother loved her. But she loved Coraline as a miser loves money, or a dragon ...
NEIL GAIMAN
How big are souls anyway?" asked Coraline.
The other mother sat down at the kitchen table and l...
NEIL GAIMAN
Oh ... My twitchy witchy girl I think you are so nice, I give you bowls of porridge And I give you b...
NEIL GAIMAN
But how can you walk away from something and still come
back to it?"
"Easy," said the cat....
NEIL GAIMAN
o non voglio tutto ciò che desidero. Nessuno lo vuole. Non veramente. Che divertimento sarebbe, se ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline’s father stopped working and made them all dinner. Coraline was disgusted. “Daddy,” s...
NEIL GAIMAN
Coraline tried drawing the mist. After ten minutes of drawing she still had a white sheet of paper w...
NEIL GAIMAN
Small world," said Coraline. "It's big enough for her," said the cat. "Spiders' webs only have to be...
NEIL GAIMAN
Cats don’t have names,” it said.

“No?” said Coraline.

“No,” said t...
NEIL GAIMAN
Old but contented, the face of a man who had sipped life’s vinegar and found it, by and large, to ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Sometimes I suspect that we build our traps ourselves, then we back into them, pretending amazement ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Charitably... I think... sometimes, perhaps, one must change or die. And, in the end, there were, pe...
NEIL GAIMAN
I believe [...] that while all human life is sacred there’s nothing wrong with the death pe...
NEIL GAIMAN
What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it...
NEIL GAIMAN
Fair enough,” said Thor. “What’s the price?” “Freya’s hand in marriage.” “He just wa...
NEIL GAIMAN
It would have been hard for Fat Charlie to say exactly when the accumulation of birds on the wire me...
NEIL GAIMAN
I believe in absolute honesty and sensible social lies.
NEIL GAIMAN
You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.
NEIL GAIMAN
In a perfect world, you could fuck people without giving them a piece of your heart. And every glitt...
NEIL GAIMAN
Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea?
NEIL GAIMAN
She sat down on one of her grandmother's uncomfortable armchairs, and the cat sprang up into her lap...
NEIL GAIMAN
The cat wrinkled its nose and managed to look unimpressed. "Calling cats," it confided, "tends to be...
NEIL GAIMAN
The world seemed to shimmer a little at the edges.
NEIL GAIMAN
Oh- my twitchy witchy girl
I think you are so nice,
I give you bowls of porridge
And ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Nothing’s changed. You’ll go home. You’ll be bored. You’ll be ignored. No one will listen to...
NEIL GAIMAN
I am the mother of Odin's stallion, Sleipnir. I am the father of Fenrir Sun-Eater, and of Hel Half-R...
NEIL GAIMAN
We do what we do, because of who we are. If we did otherwise, we would not be ourselves.
NEIL GAIMAN
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and i...
NEIL GAIMAN
You're a poem?' I repeated.

She chewed her lower lip. 'If you want. I am a poem, or I am ...
NEIL GAIMAN
We...we could be friends.'

We COULD be rare specimens of an exotic breed of dancing Afric...
NEIL GAIMAN
What's your name,' Coraline asked the cat. 'Look, I'm Coraline. Okay?'
'Cats don't have names,'...
NEIL GAIMAN
Anyway: I'm not blessed or merciful. I'm just me. I've got a job to do and I do it. Listen: even as ...
NEIL GAIMAN
When you smiled you had my undivided attention. When you laughed you had my urge to laugh with you. ...
NEIL GAIMAN
To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, bu...
NEIL GAIMAN
Love comes to those who still hope even though they've been disappointed, to those who still believe...
NEIL GAIMAN
Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and free...
NEIL GAIMAN
My guiltiest pleasure is Harry Stephen Keeler. He may have been the greatest bad writer America has ...
NEIL GAIMAN
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you ar...
NEIL GAIMAN