Quotes of Inkworld Trilogy by Cornelia Funke

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Inkheart

“Books have to be heavy because the whole world’s inside them.”

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“Because fear kills everything; your mind, your heart, your imagination.”

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“Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn’t ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly. ”

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“It’s a good idea to have your own books with you in a strange place”

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“You know a great many things in dreams, often despite the evidence of your eyes. You just know them.”

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“Sometimes it’s a good thing we don’t remember things half as well as books do.”

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“Writing stories is a kind of magic, too.”

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“Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.”

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“Books are like flypaper, memories cling to the printed pages better than anything else.”

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“Words are immortal.”

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“Some books should be tasted,some devoured but only few should be chewed and digested thouroughly”

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Inkspell

“Stories never really end…even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don’t end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.”

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“So what? All writers are lunatics!”

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“This book taught me, once and for all, how easily you can escape this world with the help of words! You can find friends between the pages of a book, wonderful friends.”

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“A book always keeps something of its owner between its pages.”

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“If you keep pretending you’re in that book, it will make you not want to live in the life you’re in.”

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“Believe me. Sometimes when life looks to be at its grimmest, there’s a light hidden at the heart of things.”

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“What are stories for if we don’t learn from them?”

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Inkdeath

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“Hope. Nothing is more intoxicating.”

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“A reader doesn’t really see the characters in a story; he feels them.”

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“Nothing is more terrifying than fearlessness.”

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“In love – it sounded like a sickness without any cure, and wasn’t that just how it sometimes felt?”

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“Didn’t books say that too: that there is always price to pay for happiness?”

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