Mysterious Benedict Society Quotes by Trenton Lee Stewart, Del Close and many others.
Children are capable of such open rudeness.
You are the smartest children i know. You just don’t beleive it.
If we’re just trying to be accurate, then how about ‘The Doomed to Fail Bunch’?” said Constance. “Honestly! We can’t even name ourselves.
Don’t thank me,’ Mr. Curtain called as the door slid closed. ‘Impress me!
Rules and school are tools for fools! I don’t give two mules for rules.
The gym is always open, except when it’s closed.
Is this what family is like: the feeling that everyoneвЂ™s connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thingвЂ™s broken?
Why, then, do you think the white player might have done it?” Reynie considered. He imagined himself moving out his knight only to bring it right back to where it started. Why would he ever do such a thing? At last he said,”Perhaps because he doubted himself.
The only rule is that there are no rules.
Remember, children. For every exit, there is also an entrance. ~ Milligan, The Mysterious Benedict Society
No one seems to realize how much we are driven by FEAR, the essential component of human personality. Everything else – from ambition to love to despair – derives in some way from this single powerful emotion.
‘Is that really the best you can say? An average-looking boy? An awful lot of boys are average-looking, S.Q.!’ And poor S.Q., he just kept arguing that ‘this boy was especially average-looking.’ ” ~ Kate Wetherall, The Mysterious Benedict Society
Milligan! Come and tell us why you’re so dreadfully glum!” ~ Constance, The Mysterious Benedict Society
They stared out their window at night enough to know where the darkest shadows lay, and it was to the darkest shadows they kept.
You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn’t depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.
Grow the lawn and mow the lawn always keep the TV on, brush your teeth and kill the germs, poison apples, poison worms.
At this, Constance sat down on a rock and covered her face. She seemed smaller than ever now – so small the harbor breeze might catch her up like a scrap of paper and carry her away, carry her into nowhere.
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