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Michael Morpurgo Quotes: I write fiction. I make things up, it's what I do.
         

I write fiction. I make things up, it's what I do.


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Stories make you think and dream; books make you want to ask questions.

Stories make you think and dream; books make you want to ask questions.



Read a lot - poems, prose, stories, newspapers, anything. Read books and poems that you think you will like and some that you think might not be for you. You might be surprised.

Read a lot - poems, prose, stories, newspapers, anything. Read books and poems that you think you will like and some that you think might not be for you. You might be surprised.



There's a nobility in his eye, a regal serenity about him. Does he not personify all that men try to be and never can be?

There's a nobility in his eye, a regal serenity about him. Does he not personify all that men try to be and never can be?



It's the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.

It's the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.



Don't worry about writing a book or getting famous or making money. Just lead an interesting life.

Don't worry about writing a book or getting famous or making money. Just lead an interesting life.



Always write your ideas down however silly or trivial they might seem. Keep a notebook with you at all times.

Always write your ideas down however silly or trivial they might seem. Keep a notebook with you at all times.



Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.

Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.



Live an interesting life. Meet people. Read a lot and widely, learn from the great writers

Live an interesting life. Meet people. Read a lot and widely, learn from the great writers



Encouraging young people to believe in themselves and find their own voice whether it's through writing, drama or art is so important in giving young people a sense of self-worth.

Encouraging young people to believe in themselves and find their own voice whether it's through writing, drama or art is so important in giving young people a sense of self-worth.



Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow.

Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow.





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You don’t know what love is until you find it, ” he whispered, “but when you do, promise me you won’t let it go. Promise you’ll seek it out even when you’re scared it’ll hurt.

You don’t know what love is until you find it, ” he whispered, “but when you do, promise me you won’t let it go. Promise you’ll seek it out even when you’re scared it’ll hurt.



One kind of walking which I do not recall seeing mentioned anywhere in the literature of the subject is imaginary walking.

One kind of walking which I do not recall seeing mentioned anywhere in the literature of the subject is imaginary walking.



Don't be afraid to trust your own common sense.

Don't be afraid to trust your own common sense.



The more gross the fraud the more glibly will it go down, and the more greedily be swallowed, since folly will always find faith where impostors will find imprudence.

The more gross the fraud the more glibly will it go down, and the more greedily be swallowed, since folly will always find faith where impostors will find imprudence.



All life was a breath exhaled by God. All dying was a breath inhaled by God.

All life was a breath exhaled by God. All dying was a breath inhaled by God.



I've done four movies. I've done seven albums. So I feel like music has always been a part of my life; acting is something I'm learning.

I've done four movies. I've done seven albums. So I feel like music has always been a part of my life; acting is something I'm learning.



The sun is so powerful, that without it we are nothing.

The sun is so powerful, that without it we are nothing.



Cooper wrote a novel which is absolutely indistinguishable from Austen, completely from a female point of view, completely English, no sense that he was an American.

Cooper wrote a novel which is absolutely indistinguishable from Austen, completely from a female point of view, completely English, no sense that he was an American.



If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly.

If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly.



Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men.

Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men.




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