Yohannon (yohannon) wrote,

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Apt Quotes

First, for ambar, the Bilbo Baggins quote I promised her last night, but managed to space looking up:

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."

(digression) While I understand many seeing the movie have not read the books, I was still shocked, after sitting for nearly three hours, that someone exclaimed "That's it?!" when the movie ended when it did...which is to say, exactly where the book ended. I'm still not sure if it was a compliment or not. (/digression)

While looking up the quote for Ambar, I found this item that ravensmother might find interesting (Peter S. Beagle, from the foreword):

"We are raised to honor the all the wrong explorers and discoverers -- thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams."

'Nuff said.
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