She was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the way a forest fire was beautiful.— Neil Gaiman
Gorgeous Good Omens quotations
Why are we talking about this good and evil? They're just names for sides. We know that.
The Kraken stirs. And ten billion sushi dinners cry out for vengeance.
His parents called him Youngster. They did this in the subconcious hope that he might take the hint. Wensleydale gave the impression of having been born with a mental age of 47.
I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?" Death thought about it. CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.
Evil begins when you begin to treat people as things.
Bees are a good omen to Kings, for they signify an obsequious people.
Voodoo is a very interesting religion for the whole family, even those members of it who are dead.
She was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the way a forest fire was beautiful: something to be admired from a distance, not up close.
Many people, meeting Aziraphale for the first time, formed three impressions: that he was English, that he was intelligent, and that he was gayer than a treeful of monkeys on nitrous oxide.
She'd stopped reading the kind of women's magazine that talked about romance and knitting and started reading the kind of women's magazine that talked about orgasms, but apart from making a mental note to have one if ever the occasion presented itsel
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
God does not play dice [with the universe]. [Ger., Gott wurfelt nicht.]
If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story.
It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.
People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitively wicked.
'Don't think of it as dying,' said Death. 'Just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush.'
Death and Famine and War and Pollution continued biking towards Tadfield.
And Grievous Bodily Harm, Cruelty To Animals, Things Not Working Properly Even After You've Given Them A Good Thumping but secretly No Alcohol Lager, and Really Cool People travelled with them.
I feel like I am involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a dealer who won't tell me the rules, and who smiles all the time.
Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous. Do not attempt it in your own home.
Shadwell hated all southerners and, by inference, was standing at the North Pole.
But here's some advice, boy. Don't put your trust in revolutions. They always come around again. That's why they're called revolutions.
An Angel who did not so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downwards.
Things which are accidentally the causes either of hope or fear are called good or evil omens.
It is not a good omen to meet a lot of cats when one sets out on a journey, so the Lieutenant spat three times for each cat, as his mother had taught him to do.
To a novelist, fluidity is the ultimate good omen;
suddenly difficult problems are simply solved, intractable structural knots loosen themselves, and you come upon the key without even recognizing that this is what you hold.
I don’t see why it matters what is written.
Not when it’s about people. It can always be crossed out.
All tapes left in a car for more than about a fortnight metamorphose into Best of Queen albums.
Many phenomena - wars, plagues, sudden audits - have been advanced as evidence for the hidden hand of Satan in the affairs of Man, but whenever students of demonology get together the M25 London orbital motorway is generally agreed to be among the top contenders for exhibit A.
Dabbling in astrology is like carrying a lucky rabbit's foot as an omen of good luck which costs us very little and might have some beneficial effects.
You can't second-guess ineffability, I always say.
People don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in it.
Anyway, if you stop tellin' people it's all sorted out afer they're dead, they might try sorting it all out while they're alive.
25 And the Lord spake unto the Angel that guarded the eastern gate, saying 'Where is the flaming sword that was given unto thee?' 26 And the Angel said, 'I had it here only a moment ago, I must have put it down some where, forget my own head next.' 27 And the Lord did not ask him again.
One of the highlights of the first Good Omens tour was Neil and I walking through New York singing Shoehorn with Teeth. Well, we'd had a good breakfast. And you don't get mugged, either.