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#1. Sudden wealth was the great insulator, second only to sudden bereavement. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#2. Words are like spices. Too many is worse than too few. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#3. The first book that a child reads has a colossal impact. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#4. A children's writer should, ideally, be a dedicated semi-lunatic, a kind of poet with a marvelous idea, who, preferably, when not committing the marvellous idea to paper, does something else of a quite different kind, so as to acquire new and rich experience. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#5. No moral to this story, you will be saying, and I am afraid it is true. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#6. Trees are swayed by winds, men by words. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#7. Since each child reads only about six hundred books in the course of childhood, each book should nourish them in some way - with new ideas, insight, humor, or vocabulary. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#8. As cows need milking and sweet peas need picking, so writers must continually exercise their mental muscles by a daily stint. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#9. But this is your home'
'Not any longer, my poppet. Women make nests but men make bequests and scatter them. Heigh-ho! - Author: Joan Aiken
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#10. Why do we want to have alternate worlds? It's a way of making progress. You have to imagine something before you do it. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#11. Children read to learn - even when they are reading fantasy, nonsense, light verse, comics or the copy on cereal packets, they are expanding their minds all the time, enlarging their vocabulary, making discoveries - it is all new to them. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#12. Her smile was like a swift light passing across a darkened room.
("Hair") - Author: Joan Aiken
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#13. Eat an apple,sing a song,
Don't touch a snake as it wriggles along.
Run for an hour, walk for a day,
Hark to the birds and heed what they say. - Author: Joan Aiken
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#14. The silence behind her was closing and thickening, and becoming coloured, like water into which a brilliant dye is being poured - Author: Joan Aiken
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