Zilpha Keatley Snyder quotes

  • Know all the Questions, but not the Answers Look for the Different, instead of the Same Never Walk where there's room for Running Don't do anything that can't be a Game
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Running #Games #Looks

  • If you try to make your circle closed and exclusively yours, it never grows very much. Only a circle that has lots of room for anybody who needs it has enough spare space to hold any real magic.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Real #Circles #Space

  • Belief in mysteries, any manner of mysteries, is the only lasting luxury in life.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Luxury #Belief #Mystery

  • Nothing's real unless you want it to be, and anything can be real if you want it to enough; so real doesn't really mean anything.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Real #Mean #Want

  • Imagination is a great thing in long dull hours, but it's a real curse in a dark alley.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Real #Dark #Imagination

  • Eleven is about the best age for almost anything.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Age #Eleven

  • It's such a wonderful feeling to watch a child discover that reading is a marvelous adventure rather than a chore.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Children #Reading #Adventure

  • The answers aren't important really... What's important is- knowing all the questions.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Knowing #Important

  • There was that special smell made up of paper, ink, and dust; the busy hush; the endless luxury of thousands of unread books. Best of all was the eager itch of anticipation as you went out the door with your arms loaded down with books.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Book #Doors #Dust

  • It's such a wonderful feeling to watch a child discover that reading is a marvelous adventure rather than a chore. I know that many writers for children say they do not write specifically with a child audience in mind ... This isn't true for me. I am very aware of my audience. Sometimes I can almost see them out there reacting as I write. Sometimes I think, 'Oh, you're going to like this part.
    -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    #Children #Reading #Writing