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The Grim Grotto

Lemony Snicket

Top 10 Best Quotes

“People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.”

“It is one of life's bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting.”

“Having a personal philosophy is like having a pet marmoset, because it may be very attractive when you acquire it, but there may be situations when it will not come in handy at all.”

“Of course, it is boring to read about boring thing, but it is better to read something that makes you yawn with boredom than something that will make you weep uncontrollably, pound your fists against the floor, and leave tearstains all over your pillowcase, sheets, and boomerang collection.”

“How can someone so wonderful do something so terrible?”

“A successful villain should have all these things at his or her villainous fingertips, or else give up villainy altogether and try to lead a life of decency, integrity, and kindness, which is much more challenging and noble, if not always quite as exciting.”

“I’m happier than a pig eating bacon!”

“You’re just jealous of me because I’m a tap-dancing ballerina fairy princess veterinarian!”

“The last time I saw you, I was trying to throw thumbtacks into your cradle!”

“When you think of me," she said quietly "think of a food you love very much.”

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