28 Magnificent Quotes By Neil Gaiman

  1. Being a writer of fiction isn’t like being a compulsive liar, honestly.
  2. Black as night, sweet as sin.
  3. Even the proudest spirit can be broken with love.
  4. Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.
  5. I don’t think you should ever insult people unintentionally: if you’re doing it, you ought to mean it.
  6. If you want to imagine the future, imagine a boy and his dog and his friends. And a summer that never ends.
  7. Let’s start a new tomorrow, today.
  8. Life is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal.
  9. Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men.
  10. Not only are there no happy endings,’ she told him, ‘there aren’t even any endings.
  11. Only the phoenix rises and does not descend. And everything changes. And nothing is truly lost.
  12. Rule number one: Don’t fuck with librarians.
  13. Sometimes we can choose the paths we follow. Sometimes our choices are made for us. And sometimes we have no choice at all.
  14. Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.
  15. Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.
  16. That which is dreamed can never be lost, can never be undreamed.
  17. The names are the first things to go, after the breath has gone, and the beating of the heart. We keep our memories longer than our names.
  18. The only advice I can give you is what you’re telling yourself. Only, maybe you’re too scared to listen.
  19. The problems with success, frankly, are infinitely preferable to the problems of failure.
  20. The sky had never seemed so sky; the world had never seemed so world.
  21. There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.
  22. There’s none so blind as those who will not listen.
  23. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.
  24. Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.
  25. We have the right, and the obligation, to tell old stories in our own ways, because they are our stories.
  26. We wrapped our dreams in words and patterned the words so that they would live forever, unforgettable.
  27. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.
  28. You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.