Kerstin Gier quotes

  • If were were in a film, the villain would turn out to be the least-expected person. But as we aren't in a film, I'd go for the character who tried to strangle you.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Character #Film #Villain

  • Me han dicho que eso de sentirse feliz sin felicidad solo funciona con cocaína. Por desgracia no es bueno para la salud. Además de muy caro. Hum, e ilegal, desde luego. Así que mejor sigo siendo desgraciada y espero a encontrar alguna razón para poder ser feliz.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Sin #Solo

  • The first pair Opal and Amber are, Agate sings in B flat, the wolf avatar, A duet-solutio! - with Aquamarine. Mighty Emerald next, with the lovely Citrine. Number Eight is digestio, her stand is Jade fine. E major's the key of the Black Tourmaline, Sapphire sings in F major, and bright is her sheen. Then almost at once comes Diamond alone, Whose sign of the lion as Leo is known. Projectio! Time flows on, both present and past. Ruby red is the first and is also the last.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Past #Eight #Numbers

  • The others can’t see me,” said the little ghost. “I know,” I said. “My name’s Gwyneth. What’s yours?” “Dr. White to you,” said Dr. White. “I’m Robert,” said the ghost. “That’s a very nice name,” I said. “Thank you,” said Dr. White. “I’ll return the compliment by saying you have very nice veins.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Nice #Names #White

  • Whenever he looks at me with those big brown eyes, I feel like giving him a nut,” she said. She even started calling the squirrels running around in the park Mr. Whitmans.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Running #Eye #Nuts

  • Everything all right, Gwyneth?” asked Gideon, raising one eyebrow. “You look nervous. Would you like a cigarette to calm your nerves? What was your favorite brand, did you say? Marlboros?” I could only stare at him speechlessly. “Leave her alone,” said Xemerius. “Can’t you see she’s unhappy in love, bonehead? All because of you! What are you doing here, anyway?
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Eyebrows #Unhappy #Gideon

  • I can’t do it, Gideon! I can’t make out the way you kiss me one moment and then act as if you loathed me like poison the next!” Gideon said, after a brief pause, “I’d much rather be kissing you the whole time than loathing you, but you don’t exactly make it easy for me.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Kissing #Way #Kiss Me

  • It’s funny, but I was just thinking I wouldn’t mind a repeat of that boring evening when we elapsed to 1953,” said Gideon. “Just you and me and Cousin Sofa.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Cousin #Thinking #Mind

  • What do you mean, a ghost? The Honorable James Augustus Peregrine Pympoole-Bothame, heir to the fourteenth Earl of Hardsdale, is taking no insults from young girls!
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Girl #Mean #Heirs

  • I'll just do a round around of the house and make sure the rest of the family are fast asleep. We don't want that sharp-nosed aunt of yours catching us when we find the diamonds." "What diamonds?" "Think positive for once...Which would you rather, diamonds or the remains of a murdered maidservant? It's all a question of attitude.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Attitude #Thinking #Aunt

  • Hearts can't be broken because they're made of marzipan.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Heart #Broken #Made

  • Ex hoc momento pendet aeternites. (Eternity hangs from this moment.)
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Moments #Eternity #Exes

  • The lion-as proud as the diamond bright, Though the spell may be clouding that radiant light-in the death of the sun what's amiss will then mend, while the raven is dying discloses the end.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Ravens #Light #Dying

  • The raven red, on ruby pinions winging its way between the worlds, hears dead men singing. It scarce knows it strength, the price it scarce knows, but its power will arise and the Circle will close.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Men #Circles #Ravens

  • Time ain’t nothing, but time. It’s a verse with no rhyme, And it all come down to you. «El tiempo solo es tiempo. Es un verso sin rima, y todo depende de ti.»
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Sin #Solo #Rhyme

  • He took a hairpin out of my untidy hair (by now my complicated arrangement of ringlets must have looked as if a couple of birds had been nesting there); he took a strand of it and wound it around his finger. With his other hand he began stroking my face, and then he bent down and kissed me again, this time very cautiously. I closed my eyes - and the same thing happened as before: my brain suffered that delicious break in transmission.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Couple #Eye #Hair

  • Love goes through all times
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #All Time

  • You were talking to that niche in the wall again, Gwyneth. I saw you." "Yes, but it's my favorite bit of wall, Gordon. I'd hurt its feelings if I didn't stop and talk to it.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Hurt #Wall #Talking

  • Friends of yours, eh?" I think one of them's about to faint." Oh, my god. "That's Chloe Dale," I said without turning arouind. "She suffers from high oestrogen levels. I can introduce you if you like." Gideon's smile grew wilder. "Maybe I'll take you up on that some other time. Now, come on. We still have a lot to do today." He took my arm (a loud squel could be heard from the steps and guided me towards the limousine.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Thinking #Suffering #Arms

  • You'd think that would have been forgotten long ago. But no, no sooner has a little grass grown over it than some clumsy camel comes along and rakes it all up again." Caroline giggled. She was probably imagining Aunt Glenda as a camel. "This is not a TV series, Maddy," said Lady Arista sharply. "Thank goodness, no, it isn't," said Great-aunt Maddy. "If it were, I'd have lost track of the plot ages ago.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Aunt #Thinking #Track

  • —En el comedor se hizo un silencio sepulcral—susurró Xemerius desde la araña—. Todas las miradas apuntaban a la muchacha de la blusa amarillo pipí...
    -- Kerstin Gier

  • You have a mother?" Only when I said it did I realize what a silly question it was! For heaven's sake! Gideon raised one eyebrow. "What did you expect?" he asked, amused. "You thought I was an android put together by Uncle Falk and Mr. George?
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Mother #Uncles #Silly

  • True love knows no constraints, no locks or bars. Past every obstacle it makes its way. It spreads it wings to soar toward the stars, No earthly power will make it stop or stay.
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Stars #Past #Wings

  • Silver-the first book of dreams
    -- Kerstin Gier

    #Dream #Book #Firsts