Always trust computer games.— Ridley Pearson
The most jittery Ridley Pearson quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
If you don't believe in yourself, who will?' ~Maybeck
The boys had asked why, if it acted slowly, was it called quicksand.
The Mollusks had replied that, as far as they were concerned, most English names for things were silly. The word that they used for quicksand was a deep grunt that translated roughly to "uh-oh.
Especially with four insanely angry, sword-carrying pirates bearing down on you, followed closely by an alien with a genetic malfunction that posed like Elvis Presley and looked slightly like a cross between a koala and a cuddly dog.
Walt loved technology. He didn't understand it half the time, but the beauty of good technology was that he didn't have to understand it. Just use it.
Be careful what you wear to bed, because you never know where you might wake up.
True love isn't reserved for weddings and ceremonies.
It's from the heart. That's all it has to be. All it ever is.
My favorite novel is 'To Kill a Mockingbird' because of its broad sweep, its tackling of big issues in ways that even young minds can make sense of and for the heart of the characters, who span a wide range of ages. I reread it every year.
As a young boy, I read 'Cheaper by the Dozen' and immediately became neurotic about my use of time. It taxed me severely, but only for the next 50 years. But I think it also allowed me to discipline myself to sit in the chair and be a writer, where one of the most needed qualities is patience.
I think every fiction writer, to a certain extent, is a schizophrenic and able to have two or three or five voices in his or her body. We seek, through our profession, to get those voices onto paper.
Jez had gone from an evil twin to a sweet, even angelic, girl, all in less than a minute.
The way you get better is putting words on the page and getting them behind you.
But listen up Alex Rider.
Finn whispered, "What has a head, thorax, and abdomen, but stands six feet tall?" "A snowman?
For the first-time novelist you've got to get up at 5:30 in the morning and write until 7, make breakfast and go to work. Or, come home and work for an hour. Everybody has an hour in their day somewhere.
Also not the kind of place to hide a server.
" "Is that another pun?" She asked. "No! I swear! I didn't mean that one." ~Shell Game, Kingdom Keepers #5
What do you care more about? The kids or your hair?
So planning something big." "If this is the work of the Overtakers, we've never seen anything like it." "It is," a voice said behind them. Maybeck slipped in alongside of them. "You about scared the pee out of me!" Charlene complained.
You will leave now," said Grdankl the Strong. "Go! Do not be afraid! If you die, it is okay!
I... do... not... do... lightning.
There's a fine line between imagination and reality.
An inventor dreams something up, and pretty soon, it's there on the table before him. A science-fiction writer envisions another world, and then some space probe finds it. If you believe in something strongly enough, I think you can make it happen.
Smee, you are a supreme idjit." "Aye, Cap'n.
I'm about to read Scott Turow's 'Innocent.
' I've been hungry for this book since he first told me it was in the works. I'm a serious Turow fan.
When I do things I shouldn't do, my mother says I need a new pair of glasses -- that I should be be looking differently at the choices I make.
I'm still only half the writer I hope I will be.
I'm a big girl, Finn.
He likes you, too." Finn repeated. "And don't tell me to shut up." "Shut up!" -Kingdom Keepers, Shell Game
Wayne was one of the worst drivers Finn had ever met.
The bus nearly sideswiped two cars, then veered left and scraped its wheels against the curb, before smashing back down the roadway.
Lightning crashed on the horizon. A breeze swirled around the Cast Members. The air tasted dusty, almost bitter, with electrical charge.
Being right wasn't nearly as important as doing right.
Okay, so let's run faster.
Who's Chernabog?" Grumbled Maybeck. Philby answered,"Only the most powerful villian Walt Disney ever created.
MEN, Charlene said. Leave that to you! Willa quipped.
I've been running from, and toward, death all my life, more aware of it than a person should be.
What is that in his hand?" "A cleaver.
As in-" "Butcher's knife." "You got it." "I hope not." "He does not look happy." "Are you sure it's a he?" "I don't want to know.