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Ten Stories


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Quotes from ten stories that have sung to me in different ways.

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Ten Stories

  1. 1. Then something Tookish woke up inside him,and he wished to go and see the great mountains,and hear the pine trees and the waterfalls,and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead ofa walking-stick. 1
  2. 2. Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate,hate leads to suffering. 2
  3. 3. The whole aim of Newspeak is tonarrow the language of thought...In the end we shall make thoughtcrimeliterally impossible becausethere will be no wordsin which to express it. 3
  4. 4. "Unless someone like youcares a whole awful lot,Nothing is going to getbetter. Its not." 4
  5. 5. Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly. They’ll go through anything.You read and you’re pierced.” 5
  6. 6. To enter out into that step over grassy seams andmake your way, hands in pockets,through the silences, that was whatMr Leonard Mead most loved to do. 6
  7. 7. The mostsubversive peopleare those whoask questions. 7
  8. 8. Calendars and clocks exist to measure time,but that signifies little because we all knowthat an hour can seem as eternityor pass in a flash, according to how we spend it.Time is life itself, andlife resides in the human heart." 8
  9. 9. I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things9 in a different way.
  10. 10. Unfortunately no-one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. 10
  11. 11. 10 Stories1: The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien2: Star Wars by George Lucas3: 1984 by George Orwell4: The Lorax by Dr Seuss5: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley6: The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury7: Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder8: Momo by Michael Ende9: Dead Poet’s Society by Tom Shulman10: The Matrix by Andy & Larry Wachowski