The best Quotes by Neil Gaiman

The best Quotes by Neil Gaiman

Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (born Neil Richard Gaiman on 10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and a screenwriter. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and the novels Good Omens, Stardust, Anansi Boys, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable.
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"Because," she said, "when you're scared but you still do it anyway, that's brave."
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Everybody has a secret world inside of them. All of the people of the world, I mean everybody. No matter how dull and boring they are on the outside, inside them they've all got unimaginable, magnificent, wonderful, stupid, amazing worlds. Not just one world. Hundreds of them. Thousands maybe.
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Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
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The sky had never seemed so sky; the world had never seemed so world.
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Writers may be solitary but they also tend to flock together. They like being solitary together.
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You hurt. It's okay. I hurt too. Hold my hand.
The Sandman - Endless Nights
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Sometimes the best way to learn something is by doing it wrong and looking at what you did.
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By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again.
The price of getting what you want is getting what you once wanted.
The Sandman - A Midsummer Night's Dream
What power would Hell have if those here imprisoned were not able to dream of Heaven?
People think dreams aren't real just because they aren't made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes.
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.
The Sandman - Dream Country
For love is no part of the dreamworld. Love belongs to Desire, and Desire is always cruel.
The Sandman - The Doll's House
Never trust the storyteller. Only trust the story.
The Sandman - Fables & Reflections
Dreams shape the world.
The Sandman - Dream Country
For some folks death is release, and for others death is an abomination, a terrible thing. But in the end, I'm there for all of them.
The Sandman - Dream Country
"I must confess, I have always wondered what lay beyond life, my dear."
"Yeah, everybody wonders. And sooner or later everybody gets to find out."
The Sandman - Fables & Reflections
"Is there a word for forgetting the name of someone when you want to introduce them to someone else at the same time you realize you've forgotten the name of the person you're introducing them to as well?"
"No."
The Sandman - Brief Lives
"You will forget. Death or life will take him from your minds."
"I know," whispered Despair, in her distant, empty voice. "But I shall remember him."
The Sandman - The Wake
Writers are liars my dear, surely you know that by now?
The Sandman - Dream Country
The imagination is a muscle. If it is not exercised, it atrophies.
One thing I've learned. You can know anything. It's all there. You just have to find it.
The Sandman - Dream a Little Dream of Me
All around me darkness gathers,
Fading is the sun that shone,
We must speak of other matters,
You can be me when I'm gone

Flowers gathered in the morning,
Afternoon they blossom on,
Still are withered in the evening,
You can be me when I'm gone.
The Sandman - The Kindly Ones

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You mortals go about your work, your loves, your wars, as if your waking lives are all that matter.
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No one must be allowed to fall asleep in his presence. No one. Or he will escape into your dreams and you don't want that.
The Corinthian in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
As powerful as you are here in your realm, Dreams rarely survive in the waking world. Nightmares, on the other hand, seem to thrive there.
Lucienne in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
Roderick: "The Endless?"
Corinthian: "Did you think Death was the only one in charge? The Reaper has family, you know. Desire, Destiny, Despair."
Roderick: "Which one have I got then?"
Corinthian: "Dream."
Roderick: "What's the good of a god who governs dreams?"
Corinthian: "Not a god. More than a god. And are men not governed by their dreams?"
The Corinthian in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
Why should we confine ourselves to their sleeping minds? Here, in the waking world, we're unstoppable. There is nothing preventing us from taking whoever, whatever we want.
The Corinthian in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
Your waking world is shaped by dreams. Dreams and nightmares that I create, and which I must control.
Dream / Morpheus in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
Tell us, what power have dreams in hell?
Lucifer in The Sandman - Season 1
If dreams disappear, then so will humanity.
Day after day, he pleaded for gifts that are no mankind's to receive nor mine to give.
Dream / Morpheus in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
The dreams and nightmares no longer seem to recognize their master. I will remind them.
I'm the King of Dreams, ruler of the nightmare realm.
We begin in the waking world, which humanity insists on calling the real world as if your dreams have no effect upon the choices you make. You mortals go about your work, your loves, your wars, as if your waking lives are all that matter. But there is another life which awaits you when you close your eyes and enter my realm. For I am the King of Dreams and Nightmares. When the waking world leaves you wanting and weary, sleep brings you here to find freedom and adventure. To face your dreams and fantasies in Dreams and Nightmares that I create and which I must control lest they consume and destroy you. That is my purpose and my function. Or it was, until I left my kingdom to pursue a rogue Nightmare.
Dream / Morpheus in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
Tonight, we will achieve what no one has even attempted. We will summon and imprison death.
Roderick Burgess in The Sandman - Season 1 Episode 1
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There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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We all remember the bed time stories of our childhoods. The shoe fits Cinderella, the frog turns into a prince, sleeping beauty is awakened with a kiss. Once upon a time and then they lived happily ever after. Fairy tales, the stuff of dreams. The problem is, fairy tales don't come true. It's the other stories, the ones that begin with dark and stormy nights and end in the unspeakable. It's the nightmares that always seem to become reality. The person that invented the phrase "Happily ever after" should have his ass kicked, so hard!
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He was no dragon. Fire cannot kill a dragon.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 6
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I do not like carving the world into segments; we are one world.
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
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Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed, it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.
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Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
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