Quotation Explorer - 'Philip Pullman'

Lyra marveled at the effect hope could have. - Philip Pullman
Religion grants its adherents malign, intoxicating and morally corrosive sensations. Destroying intellectual freedom is always evil, but only religion makes doing evil feel quite so good. - Philip Pullman
I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005] - Philip Pullman
I am a religious person, although I am not a believer. - Philip Pullman
We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. - Philip Pullman
After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. - Philip Pullman
she delighted in being of the same substance as them, and in knowing that when she died her flesh would nourish other lives as they had nourished her. - Philip Pullman
There's a hunger for stories in all of us, adults too. We need stories so much that we're even willing to read bad books to get them, if the good books won't supply them. - Philip Pullman
I am a strong believer in the tyranny, the dictatorship, the absolute authority of the writer. - Philip Pullman
I was connected to God like that, and because he was there, I was connected to the whole of his creation. - Philip Pullman
I write almost always in the third person, and I don't think the narrator is male or female anyway. They're both, and young and old, and wise and silly, and sceptical and credulous, and innocent and experienced, all at once. Narrators are not even human - they're sprites. - Philip Pullman
There is time, and there is what is beyond time. History belongs to time, but truth belongs to what is beyond time. - Philip Pullman
Lee was too cool by nature to rage at fate; his manner was to raise an eyebrow and greet it laconically. - Philip Pullman
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