Philip Pullman Quotes

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"It's not the presence of Christian doctrine I object to so much as the absence of Christian virtue," Philip Pullman
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"Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I'd spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn't matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit." Philip Pullman
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"Fighting isn't the right response to bullying-for adults. Adults have to find out what makes the bully the way he is and look for reasons and answers and understanding. That's an adult's responsibility." Philip Pullman
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"For a human being, nothing comes naturally. We have to learn everything we do." Philip Pullman
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"Books which satisfy us and feed us and nourish us have to have this substratum of genuine truth in them, ... And I don't see much of that in most fantasy." Philip Pullman
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"I warmly welcome Anand Tucker as director of the first His Dark Materials film, ... He respects the integrity of the narrative and will maintain that integrity in the film-making process. His ideas are exciting and well thought out, and I greatly look forward to seeing the project go forward in his hands." Philip Pullman
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"Adam and Eve are like imaginary number, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it." Philip Pullman
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"When you look at organized religion of whatever sort – whether it's Christianity in all its variants, or whether it's Islam or some forms of extreme Hinduism – wherever you see organized religion and priesthoods and power, you see cruelty and tyranny and repression. It's almost a universal law." Philip Pullman
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"Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it." Philip Pullman
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"True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility." Philip Pullman
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"Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season. We love them; they are brave, proud, beautiful, clever; and they die almost at once. They die so soon that our hearts are continually racked with pain." Philip Pullman
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"If the Disney Corp. wants to market this film as a great Christian story, they'll just have to tell lies about it." Philip Pullman
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"If the Disney Corp. wants to market this film as a great Christian story, they'll just have to tell lies about it," Philip Pullman
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"of Christian morality." Philip Pullman
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"We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever." Philip Pullman
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"That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old." Philip Pullman
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"The experience of being in the audience when a play or an opera is being performed is not simply passive. Children need to go to the theatre as much as they need to run about in the fresh air." Philip Pullman
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"It's not like watching TV; it's not even like watching a film in a cinema. Everyone in that big space is alive and everyone is focussed on one central activity." Philip Pullman
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"When you look at organized religion of whatever sort whether it's Christianity in all its variants, or whether it's Islam or some forms of extreme Hinduism wherever you see organized religion and priesthoods and power, you see cruelty and tyranny and repression. It's almost a universal law." Philip Pullman
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"of Christian morality." Philip Pullman
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"Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it." Philip Pullman
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