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The Fish That Climbed a Tree

Kevin Ansbro

Top 10 Best Quotes

“For anyone with a library in their head and love in their heart,”

“The snow fell as softly as a poet’s tears.”

“The oak trees had shed their leaves, revealing the inky thumbprints of crows' nests in the crackle glaze of dark branches.”

“Faith is not like a raincoat, only to be worn on drizzly days.”

“Henry was inclined to drift towards books as keenly as a duck paddles for bread crusts.”

“Ulysses found himself hopelessly adrift within the confines of a yew-hedge maze, the leaf tips of which were lit by a Communion-wafer moon that rested on the black tongue of night.”

“Pah! I wave my cuff at hindsight as if it were a bothersome fly. Life can only be lived forwards, Ulysses. All that matters is what you do now.”

“The Earth has music for those who listen." -

“Poppy, a chronic insomniac in her first life, since found that sleep arrived easily, washing over her in a soporific tide that carried with it the flotsam of ambrosial dreams.”

“I am nothing if not misanthropic," declared Sebastian. "I think you mean philanthropic," said Henry. "God, you are so perdantic." "That would be pedantic." "See! You're even perdantic about the word perdantic.”

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