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The Sandman and the War of Dreams

William Joyce

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Old friends sometimes need no words to understand each other.”

“I think all wishes are the same, really," she continued. "Whether they ask for this, that, or the other, what they are really asking for is happiness.”

“Unlike them, however, her path was not through daring deeds or the study of magic or the use of miraculous powers. She had been gifted with something almost as rare: an open and eager mind. She had the gift of watching and listening, the gift of taking all the hurts and happenings of others' lives and understanding their purpose.”

“She lived in a sort of ramshackle magnificence.”

“It was a smile of total reassurance and gave all who saw it a feeling of intense well-being. Not joy, but something akin to a sleepy peace. A sort of not-a-worry-in-the-world sensation.”

“I wish to be washed clean of my old life. To let go of my tide of sorrows and find my way to a new shore.”

“Dreams do not exist within the realm of hours or minutes or any measure of the day. They live between the tick and the tock. Before the toiling of the bell, past the dawn, and beyond the velvet night.”

“They want what they don't need, or can't use, or won't ever make them whole.”

“A soothing sound enveloped them. Ombric hazarded a guess as to its origin, "It's like the falling sand from a thousand hourglasses.”

“All the pirates, and Lord Pitch's mercy, were dead in less time than it takes to sing a song.”

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