David Mitchell Quotes

David Mitchell Quotes: I'm not from a milieu where high-register language or philosophical ideas were welcome.
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David Mitchell Quote: To enslave an individual troubles your consciences, Archivist, but to enslave a clone is no more troubling than owning the latest six-wheeler ford, ethically. Because you cannot discern our differences, you assume we have none. But make no mistake: even same-stem fabricants cultured in the same wombtank are as singular as snowflakes.
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Quotes about David Mitchell: Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
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Quote about David Mitchell: Dead things show you what you'll be too one day.
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David Mitchell Sayings: As for reading, I wish I had a magic door to a library where I could go in, read for days and days, and come back in the same minute I left. I'm still looking for the door.
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David Mitchell Saying: But you have read Madame Bovary?' (I'd never heard of her books.) 'No.
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Sayings about David Mitchell: Any adaptation is a translation, and there is such a thing as an unreadably faithful translation; and I believe a degree of reinterpretatio n for the new language may be not only inevitable but desirable.
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Saying about David Mitchell: Italians give their city sexes, and they all agree that the sex for a particular city is quite correct, but none of them can explain why. I love that. London's middle-aged and male, respectably married but secretly gay.
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David Mitchell Quotes: ...it's not just the person who fills a house, it's their I'll be back later!s, their toothbrushes and unused hats and coats, their belongingnesses.
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David Mitchell Quote: I really wish they hadn't made the set out of asbestos.
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Quotes about David Mitchell: I'm scared of the future. I'm scared of the past. I'm nervous at the moment.
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Quote about David Mitchell: Peace, though beloved of our Lord, is a cardinal virtue only if your neighbors share your conscience.
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David Mitchell Sayings: If we believe that humanity may transcend tooth and claw, if we believe divers races & creeds can share this world as peaceably as the orphans share their candlenut tree, if we believe leaders must be just, violence muzzled, power accountable & the riches of the Earth & its Oceans shared equitably, such a world will come to pass.
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David Mitchell Saying: If you show someone something you've written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin, and say, 'When you're ready'.
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Sayings about David Mitchell: In the 1970s and 1980s there was so little decent fiction for young people, but we're now in a golden age that shows no sign of fading. Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Lemony Snicket are only three of the best known among a good number of equals.
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Saying about David Mitchell: The mind has a mind of its own. It shows us pictures. Pictures of the past and the might-one-day-be. This mind's mind exerts its own will, too, and has its own voice.
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David Mitchell Quotes: why human beings despise what is beautiful and good, and seek to destroy the things they need the most
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David Mitchell Quote: A life can get knocked into a new orbit by a car crash, a lottery win or just a bleary-eyed consultant giving bad news in a calm voice.
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