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I wish I had written that . . .

Postby pengwenn » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:41 pm

Have you ever come across of line in a book so wonderfully written that you think "I wish I had written that"? Well, why don't you share that here. These simple little lines might just be inspiration to start your own wonderful lines.

If you come across a line that dazzles you, make a post here with Title, Author, Chapter and/or page number of the written gem. Let's see what you're reading and what lines you wish you had written yourself.
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Postby pengwenn » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:43 pm

I'll start with the first one.

A Clash of Kings (book 2 of A Song of Ice and Fire)
George R. R. Martin
Chapter Davos (page 145 paperback)


"The morning air was dark with the smoke of burning gods."
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Postby charlesp » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:52 am

I've come across so many of these over the years, but can't seem to recall any at the moment.

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C Clarke
"Coffee is sufficiently advanced technology" - Merlin Mann
One day I realized that sadness is just another word for not enough coffee." - Wally (Dilbert)
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Postby JillStar » Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:03 pm

I read that book Pen... but don't recall the line. One of the downfalls of having a Nook and LOSING the cord, is that you can't read the next book you've purchased. I've got to find that damn cord. I read the first books but need to read the last. :twisted: :evil:
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