Best Quotes by John Barnes (Top 8)

  1. I think everyone always has time to suffer.
  2. Pain only matters when it happens to someone important.
  3. You know, when someone hurts my feelings, somehow it does not comfort me to know that it was deliberate... On the other hand, knowing that someone else thinks they are assholes helps a great deal." "I think that's some kind of rule for the universe.
  4. ... once you were in, they put a note in your file that said you were in therapy, and all your teachers saw that file. They might as well have tattooed CRAZY on your forehead. The next year every teacher would be watching you for the first weird thing you did"”and has there ever been a kid who never does anything an adult considers weird?
  5. There's a rule or something that if a girl can crack you up, you have to do what she says.
  6. This is not the way these tales end," Calliope said firmly. "This is not the way that things end when they get to be tales," Amatus said, "but since ours is not yet told, we cannot count on it. There were a hundred dead princes on the thorns outside Sleeping Beauty's castle, and I'm sure many of them were splendid fellows.
  7. Marti wasn't the type to give up without a fight, especially not if she was very afraid - some people are like that. They lean into the fear.
  8. Useless people are not improved by giving them the impression they are useful.