You can kiss me if you like," she said. Alex let go of her and turned away. "Thanks, Fiona," he said. "But frankly I'd prefer to kiss the horse.— Anthony Horowitz
The most provocative Anthony Horowitz quotes that will add value to your life
Inside every fat man, there's a thin man trying to get out.
What happened?" he demanded. "I heard an explosion!" "Yeah.That was me. I set the boat alight." "What?" "I set fire to the boat." "But we're on the boat!" "I know.
Once you get into the world of dystopia, it's hard to avoid plagiarism, because other people have had such powerful visions.
McCain might have suffered hardships in his life, but what had happened to him had nothing to do with his background or his color; they were convenient excuses now. He had been a psychopath from the start.
You're never too young to die.
There's a dream world that we visit sometimes and that's how we found out who we are.
What is this place? Hogwarts? -- Alex Rider
There's a name for people with an interest in the moon," Alex said. "They're called lunatics.
If this is what you do to the winner, I'd hate to see how you treat the runner up.
The worst time to feel alone is when you're in a crowd.
You couldn't trust anyone or anything that belonged to the world of espionage.
Whatever you say, old boy. Just look after yourself. And whatever you do, don't swallow the gum!
A German philosopher once wrote that he who fights monsters must take care that he doesn't become one himself.
My favorite part of writing a book is thinking up the ideas, and that can start a long time before I actually sit down at my desk.
I have a couple of questions," he said.
"Do, please, go ahead." "My first one is for Yassen Gregorovich." He turned to the Russian. "Why are you working for this lunatic?" "I sometimes think that I was richer when I was eight years old than most people will be in their lifetime!" "Do we have to listen to this?" Alex asked.
The CIA agent looked more dead than alive.
Alex wondered if he had been hit, but there was no sign of any blood. Perhaps he was in shock.
The birds fly in the wrong places and there are too many stars in the sky.
I hear it still. As I lay down my pen and take to my bed, I am aware of the bow being drawn across the bridge and the music rises into the night sky. It is far away and barely audible - but there it is! A pizzicato. Then a tremelo. The style is unmistakable. It is Sherlock Holmes who is playing. It must be. I hope with all my heart that he is playing for me . . .
Your name?"The movements of the man's mouth didn't quite match what he was saying, so seeing him speak was a bit like watching a badly dubbed film. "Alex Gardiner," Alex said. "Your real name?" "I just told you." "You lied. Your real name is Alex Rider." "Why ask if you think you know?
"I think my reputation will look after itself," Holmes said.
"If they hang me, Watson, I shall leave it to you to persuade your readers that the whole thing was a misunderstanding."
Was it fate? Was it destiny?" "I think it was Alan Blunt.
My father was aloof, very strange and very distant.
We live in a world with so many dangers that we have to be careful whom we trust.
No offense, but I'd rather kiss the horse.
Death is the same for the one who dies.
Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.
But then, he thought, most politicians are small and shabby, the sort of people who have been bullied at school. That's why they become politicians.
Routine is the one thing the can get you killed.
It tells the enemy where you're going and when you're going to be there.
I didn't set fire to the building." "No, but you did pull it into the river." "That put the fire out!
You are meant to be here. There are no coincidences. It's all happening the way it was meant to be.
To enjoy something fully, you had to own it.
When are you at your most defenseless?
It's funny how things work out sometimes.
Statues lined the stairs and stood, dotted across the roof.
But they had been brutalized by time and the weather. Some were missing arms. Many had no faces. Once they had been saints and angels. Two hundred years standing in London had turned them into cripples.
When you are rich, people treat you with respect.
In the old days, spies had done they'd done because they loved their country, because they believed in what they were doing. But he'd never been given a choice. Nowadays, spies weren't employed. They were used.
Nice day for a funeral.
Show Holmes a drop of water and he would deduce the existence of the Atlantic.
Show it to me and I would look for a tap. That was the difference between us.
He hadn't done anything. He hadn't needed to. Just being there was enough.
Believe me, It would be better if we didn't meet again.
Go back to school. Go back to your life. And next time they ask you, say no. Killing is for grown-ups and you're still a child.
My greatest fear is disappointing the reader, so each book has to be better than the one before.
He didn't want to remember anymore. remembering only hurt him... everytime.
We live in an age when there is no room for the impossible.
I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser.
We're meant to be friends but you never tell me anything.
The platform underneath the balloon fell on her as she was trying to escape," she explained. "She was crushed." "I'd have been disappointed too.
Let me tell you, Alex. He's a crook. He's based here in Miami. He's a nasty piece of work." "He's mexican" Troy added.
Authors have odd relationships with their creations They owe their fame and fortune to their characters but feel enslaved by them.
Smiling back at her, it occurs to me that I've never met a mean librarian.