Magic Quotes

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I believe anything is possible. Research into quantum physics proves that a system changes simply by someone observing it. Therefore, all you have to do is be awake and aware of your environment, and that enables you to transform everything around you. It sounds like hocus pocus, but scientists are coming to realize that just thinking about something can make it happen. Turns out maybe faith can move mountains.
[Magic] [Christine Anderson]

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Stop fighting me!" he said, trying to pull on the arm he held. He was in a precarious position himself, straddling the rail as he tried to lean over far enough to get me and actually hold onto me. Let go of me! I yelled back. But he was too strong and managed to haul most of me over the rail, enough so that I wasn?t in total danger of falling again. See, here?s the thing. In that moment before I let go, I really had been contemplating my death. I?d come to terms with it and accepted it. I also, however, had known Dimitri might do something exactly like this. He was just that fast and that good. That was why I was holding my stake in the hand that was dangling free. I looked him in the eye. "I will always love you." Then I plunged the stake into his chest. It wasn?t as precise a blow as I would have liked, not with the skilled way he was dodging. I struggled to get the stake in deep enough to his heart, unsure if I could do it from this angle. Then, his struggles stopped. His eyes stared at me, stunned, and his lips parted, almost into a smile, albeit a grisly and pained one. "That?s what I was supposed to say. . . he gasped out. Those were his last words.
[Love] [Death] [Blood] [Richelle Mead] [Magic] [Dimitri] [Promise] [Bridge] [Strigoi] [Stake] [Dhampir]

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Ah, music! A magic far beyond all we do here!
[J.K. Rowling] [Magic] [Dumbledore]

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Magic Sandra?s seen a leprechaun, Eddie touched a troll, Laurie danced with witches once, Charlie found some goblins gold. Donald heard a mermaid sing, Susy spied an elf, But all the magic I have known I've had to make myself.
[Life] [Poem] [Magic] [Shel Silverstein] [Mermaid] [Witch] [Leprechaun] [Elf] [Goblin] [Troll] [Make Magic]

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Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.
[Life] [Magic] [Stars] [Nora Roberts]

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I WILL NOT TOLERATE MENTION OF YOUR ABNORMALITY UNDER THIS ROOF!
[J.K. Rowling] [Magic] [Dursley]

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Magnus raised his hands above his head and clapped once. The room flooded with light. "You see? You think that would be possible without magic? "Actually," replied Simon, "It is. If you watched infomercials you'd know that.
[Funny] [Cassandra Clare] [Magic] [Magnus]

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Science, you don't know, looks like magic.
[Science] [Magic] [Christopher Moore]

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You're a hopeless romantic," said Faber. "It would be funny if it were not serious. It's not books you need, it's some of the things that once were in books. The same things could be in the 'parlor families' today. The same infinite detail and awareness could be projected through the radios, and televisors, but are not. No,no it's not books at all you're looking for! Take it where you can find it, in old phonograph records, old motion pictures, and in old friends; look for it in nature and look for it in yourself. Books were only one type or receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget. There is nothing magical in them at all. The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us. Of course you couldn't know this, of course you still can't understand what i mean when i say all this. You are intuitively right, that's what counts.
[Love] [Ray Bradbury] [Books] [Knowledge] [Magic] [Fahrenheit 451]

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Like magic, she felt him getting nearer, felt it like a pull in the pit of her stomach. It felt like hunger but deeper, heavier. Like the best kind of expectation. Ice cream expectation. Chocolate expectation.
[Hunger] [Magic] [Chocolate] [Expectation] [Ice Cream] [Sarah Addison Allen]

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Love is another kind of power, which shouldn't surprise you. Magic comes from emotions, among other things. And when two people are together, in that intimacy, when they really, selflessly love each other it changes them both. It lingers on in the energy of their lives, even when they are apart.
[Love] [Harry Dresden] [Magic] [Jim Butcher] [Thomas Raith]

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And she never could remember; and ever since that day what Lucy means by a good story is a story which reminds her of the forgotten story in the Magician's Book.
[C.S. Lewis] [Books] [Magic]

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Don't be stupid, it's a flying house!
[J.K. Rowling] [Magic]

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To each his own magic.
[Magic] [Libba Bray] [Kartik]

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If you look hard and long, you can find us. If you listen hard and long, you can hear any of us, call any of us that you wish.
[Communication] [Magic] [Calling] [Call] [Hearing] [Tamora Pierce] [Badger] [Daine]

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It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.
[Kindness] [Magic] [Awareness] [Charles De Lint]

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Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back-- Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth that ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.
[Power] [Magic] [Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe] [Boldness] [Providence] [Creatiion] [Initiative] [Committed]

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Magic gives you a lot of choices," Grandad says. "Most of them are bad.
[Choices] [Magic] [Holly Black] [Curse Workers]

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If I were a magician, I?d hand out broken compasses. It?s all about misdirection.
[Jarod Kintz] [Magic] [Fool] [Direction] [Perform] [Trick] [Compass] [Stage] [Magician] [Trickery] [Performer] [Misdirection]

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As I look out at all of you gathered here, I want to say that I don't see a room full of Parisians in top hats and diamonds and silk dresses. I don't see bankers and housewives and store clerks. No. I address you all tonight as you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.
[Magic] [Dreamers] [Whimsical] [Brian Selznick]