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    Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
    tags: book author read
    — Cornelia Funke
    My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that.
    — Cornelia Funke
    They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment.
    tags: moment
    — Cornelia Funke
    Yes, I always imagined living in other places.
    tags: living
    — Cornelia Funke
    I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
    tags: dragon imagination year
    — Cornelia Funke
    If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids.
    tags: book library kids
    — Cornelia Funke
    We're all liars when it serves our purpose.
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    — Cornelia Funke
    Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people.
    tags: character people real book
    — Cornelia Funke
    You know, it's a funny thing about writers. Most people don't stop to think of books being written by people much like themselves. They think that writers are all dead long ago-they don't expect to meet them in the street or out shopping. They know their stories but not their names, and certainly not their faces. And most writers like it that way.
    tags: people funny stories book
    — Cornelia Funke
    A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
    tags: book library imagine
    — Cornelia Funke
    Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.
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    — Cornelia Funke
    Women were different, no doubt about it. Men broke so much more quickly. Grief didn't break women. Instead it wore them down, it hollowed them out very slowly.
    tags: men women grief doubt
    — Cornelia Funke
    A reader doesn't really see the characters in a story; he feels them.
    tags: character
    — Cornelia Funke
    The world was a terrible place, cruel, pitiless, dark as a bad dream. Not a good place to live. Only in books could you find pity, comfort, happiness - and love. Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you security and friendship and didn't ask anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.
    tags: friendship happiness live world dark comfort bad book dreams
    — Cornelia Funke
    You know what they say: When people start burning books they'll soon burn human beings.
    tags: people human book
    — Cornelia Funke
    It's the same in real life: Notorious murderers get off scot-free and live happily all their lives, while good people die - sometimes the very best people. That's the way of the world.
    tags: people live world real die
    — Cornelia Funke
    What a plague love is!
    — Cornelia Funke
    Perhaps the story in the book is just the lid on a pan: It always stays the same, but underneath there's a whole world that goes on - developing and changing like our own world.
    tags: world stories book
    — Cornelia Funke
    Sometimes Dustfinger thought Basta's constant fear of curses and sudden disaster probably arose from his terror of the darkness within himself, which made him assume that the rest of the world must be exactly the same.
    tags: fear world thoughts darkness
    — Cornelia Funke
    There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart.
    — Cornelia Funke
    My wife loves written words ... you know, words that stick to parchment and paper like dead flies, and it seems my father felt the same - but I want to hear words! Remember that when you are looking for the right words: You must ask yourself what they SOUND like! Glowing with passion, dark with sorrow, sweet with love, that's what I want. - Cosimo
    tags: sorrow dark right passion father wife
    — Cornelia Funke
    You know a great many things in dreams, often despite the evidence of your eyes. You just know them.
    tags: eyes dreams
    — Cornelia Funke
    It's a good idea to have your own books with you in a strange place
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    — Cornelia Funke
    If you keep pretending you're in that book, it will make you not want to live in the life you're in.
    tags: live book
    — Cornelia Funke
    He longed for the deep as she longed for the night sky and for white lilies floating on water - although she still tried to convince herself that love alone could feed her soul.
    tags: soul alone night sky water
    — Cornelia Funke
    Nothing is more terrifying than fearlessness.
    — Cornelia Funke
    The truth's not pretty of course. No one likes to look it in the face.
    tags: truth
    — Cornelia Funke
    When you open a book it's like going to the theater first you see the curtain then it is pulled aside and the show begins.
    tags: book
    — Cornelia Funke
    I will try to write books until I drop dead.
    tags: book write
    — Cornelia Funke
    I live in Hamburg; that's in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside.
    tags: live
    — Cornelia Funke
    I don't like to eat the same dish every day, so I read very different things.
    tags: read
    — Cornelia Funke
    My son always says I like very weird music.
    tags: music son
    — Cornelia Funke
    I love to read, I love to watch movies, and I love to be with my children.
    tags: children child movie read
    — Cornelia Funke
    I like to visit my horse, have a walk with my dog.
    tags: dog
    — Cornelia Funke
    I love to read aloud.
    tags: read
    — Cornelia Funke
    Yes, I do enjoy walking at night. The world's more to my liking then, not so loud, not so fast, not so crowded, and a good deal more mysterious.
    tags: world night
    — Cornelia Funke
    Ten minutes can be a long time when you're waiting with a beating heart for something you don't understand, something you don't really want to know.
    tags: time heart
    — Cornelia Funke
    I wish I had more time to visit schools.
    tags: time wishes school
    — Cornelia Funke
    Words are immortal - Elinor
    tags: immortal
    — Cornelia Funke
    Reality is a fragile thing.
    tags: reality
    — Cornelia Funke
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    cornelia funke
    Birth    : December 10, 1958
    Occupation  : Author