"Impossible is my specialty."
“There is something in humanity more suited to the mechanics of murder than any machine yet devised.”
"My dear papa, I wish for one thing more precious than all the ornaments my sisters have asked you for... It is the gratification of seeing you return in perfect health.”
"I tell you now that the question of how one should live within a black body, within a country lost in the Dream, is the question of my life..."
“When you collect marine animals there are certain flat worms so delicate that they are almost impossible to catch whole for they will break and tatter under the touch. You must let them ooze and crawl of their own will onto a knife blade and lift them gently into your bottle of sea water. And perhaps that might be the way to write this book-to open the page and let the stories crawl in by themselves.”
“And being different? That turned out to the best part of all. I found that with a little creativity, and a lot of dedication, any difference can be turned into something amazing. Our differences are our superpowers.”
“Humorous is the only truthful way to tell a sad story..."