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1. "What a strange family you are! Is your name Lettie too?"
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
2. "Yes. I was looking for Lettie. They were both very kind to me," Percival said, "Even though they'd never seen me before. And Wizard Howl kept visiting to court Lettie. Lettie didn't want him, and she asked me to bite him to get rid of him, until Howl suddenly began asking her about you and—""what?"he said, " I know someone called sophie who looks a little like you.. And Lettie said, that's my sister,' without thinking," Percival said. " And she got terribly worried then, particularly as Howl went on asking about her sister."
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
3. "She's not dead. You didn't kill her, nor did the hunger birds, although they did their best to get to you through her. She's been given her ocean. One day, in its own time, the ocean will give her back.I thought of corpses and of skeletons with pearls for eyes. I thought of mermaids with tails that flicked when they moved, like my goldfishes' tails had flicked before my goldfish had stopped moving, to lie, belly up, like Lettie, on the top of the water. I said, 'Will she be the same?"
Author: Neil Gaiman
4. "P'raps it will be like that and p'raps it won't. And p'raps if it is, it would have been like that anyway. I don't care. I'm still going to wait here for Lettie Hempstock, and she's going to come back to me. And if I die here, then I still die waiting for her, and that's a better way to go than you and all you stupid horrible things tearing me to bits because I've got something inside me that I don't even want."
Author: Neil Gaiman
5. "I was not scared, though, and I could not have told you why I was not scared. I trusted Lettie, just as I had trusted her when we had gone in search of the flapping thing beneath the orange sky. I believed in her, and that meant I would come to no harm while I was with her. I knew it in a way that I knew that grass was green, the roses had sharp, woody thorns, that breakfast cereal was sweet."
Author: Neil Gaiman
6. "You were lucky,' said Lettie. 'Fifteen feet further back, and the field belongs to Colin Anders.''You would have come anyway,' I told her. 'You would have saved me."
Author: Neil Gaiman
7. "You didn't bring us here,' Lettie said. 'We came because we wanted to. And I came to give you one last chance to go."
Author: Neil Gaiman
8. "The ocean was back in the pond, and the only knowledge I was left with, as if I had woken from a dream on a summer's day, was that it had not been long ago since I had known everything. I looked at Lettie in the moonlight. "Is that how it is for you? I asked. "Is what how it is for me?" "Do you still know everything, all the time?" ...She wrinkled her nose. "Everybody did. I told you. It's nothing special, knowing how things work. And you really do have to give it all up if you want to play." "To play what?" "This," she said. She waved at the house and the sky and the impossible full moon and the skeins and the shawls and clusters of bright stars."
Author: Neil Gaiman
9. "A gyerekkorom nem hiányzik, de az igen, ahogyan örömömet leltem a kis dolgokban, még akkor is, amikor a nagyobb dolgok összeomlottak körülöttem. Nem tudtam irányítani a világot, amiben voltam, nem tudtam otthagyni fájdalmas dolgokat, embereket vagy pillanatokat, de örömömet leltem kis dolgokban, boldoggá tettek. A tejsodó édes és krémes volt a számban, a sötét gyümölcsdarabok a vastag, rágós pudingban jellegzetes ízuek, és talán meghalok még éjjel, talán soha nem kerülök haza, de finom vacsora volt, és hittem Lettie Hempstockban."
Author: Neil Gaiman
10. "- La gente debería tenerle miedo a Ursula Monkton - afirmé- Quizá. Y a qué crees que le tiene miedo Ursula Monkton?- No sé. Por qué crees que le tiene miedo a algo? Es una adulta, no? Y los adultos y los monstruos no tiene miedo.- Oh, los monstruos sí que tienen miedo - dijo Lettie -. Por eso son monstruos. y en cuanto a los adultos... - Dejó de hablar, se frotó su pecosa nariz con un dedo - Te voy a decir algo muy importante: por dentro, los adultos tampoco parecen adultos. Por fuera son grandes y desconsiderados y siempre parece que saben lo que hacen. Por dentro, siguen siendo exactamente igual que han sido siempre. Como cuando tenían tu edad. La verdad es que los adultos no existen. Ni uno solo, en todo el mundo."
Author: Neil Gaiman
11. "Oh, monsters are scared," said Lettie. "That's why they're monsters."
Author: Neil Gaiman
12. "That's the moon,' I said.‘Gran likes it like that,' said Lettie Hempstock.‘But it was a crescent moon yesterday. And now it's full. And it was raining. It is raining. But now it's not.'‘Gran likes the full moon to shine on this side of the house. She says it's restful, and it reminds her of when she was a girl,' said Lettie. ‘And you don't trip on the stairs."
Author: Neil Gaiman
13. "You get on with your own life. Lettie gave it to you. You just have to grow up and try and be worth it."
Author: Neil Gaiman

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