Charles de Lint
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Charles de Lint
When one of my characters becomes aware of a magical element, it might be because the world is wider than we assume it to be,…
The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
I’ve always known and been interested in people who are a little bit off the norm. I like to call attention to the idea that…
I think you’re all mad. But that’s part and parcel of being an artistic genius, isn’t it?
It’s good to have mysteries. It reminds us that there’s more to the world than just making do and having a bit of fun.
As far as I’m concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary.
Witchery is merely a word for what we are all capable of.
The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
I’m not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.
The best artists know what to leave out.
There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
A long time ago a bunch of people reached a general consensus as to what’s real and what’s not and most of us have been…
I’ve always been interested in the outsider.
Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.
If you’re not ready to die, then how can you live?
Not everything has to mean something. Some things just are.
Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.
Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?
Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician’s music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart…
Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?
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