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    The problem is that I know the textbook answers to any question you care to ask.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: problem  care  questions 
     
    You wouldn't know a clue if it danced in front of you with a T- Shirt that read 'I'm a clue
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: read 
     
    We're being lead by an idiot with a crayon.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: idiot 
     
    I can't imagine what they're planning. But I can tell you two things. We won't like it, and it won't be legal.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: imagine 
     
    In my experience, boys are predictable. As soon as they think of something, they do it. Girls are smarter-they plan ahead. They think about not getting caught.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: experience  girls  boys 
     
    Let us proceed under the assumption that the fairy folk do exist, and that I am not a gibbering moron.
    — Eoin Colfer
    You know you're in trouble when your own imagination starts punishing you.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: imagination 
     
    Good. Illegal is always faster.
    — Eoin Colfer
    Butler could kill you a hundred different ways without use of his armoury. Though I'm sure one would be quite sufficient.
    — Eoin Colfer
    Trust me. I'm a genius.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: trust  genius 
     
    If you were me, then I'd be you, and if I were you, then I'd hide somewhere far away.
    — Eoin Colfer
    If I win, I'm a prodigy. If I lose, then I'm crazy. That's the way history is written.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: crazy 
     
    It's like learning to ride a unicorn. You never forget.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: learning 
     
    I never tell anyone exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared.
    — Eoin Colfer
    Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
    — Eoin Colfer
    I don't suppose you would consider peaceful surrender?
    — Eoin Colfer
    Everyone says that I have no sense of humor, then I construct a perfectly sound pun around a well-known psychological condition, and it is ignored.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: humor 
     
    Knock yourself out... Or rather, don't.
    — Eoin Colfer
    Stay back, human. You don't know what you're dealing with.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: human 
     
    Hit that back- stabber where it hurts, right in the ambition.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: hurt  ambition  right 
     
    I'm right there with you, darlin'. Unless you step on a landmine, in which case I'm way back in the Operations Room.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: right 
     
    I often meet frustrated young writers who say they've only got so far and just can't finish a book. Even if you don't happen to use what you've worked on that day, it has taught you something and you'll be amazed when you might come back to it and use it again.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: young  book 
     
    I have a lovely office at the back of my house; it's an old stable and you can see right out to the countryside on one side and into the house on the other side.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: right 
     
    I have always loved 'Stig of the Dump.' I think reading that book made me officially realise that I was a reader.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: reading  book 
     
    I do like to read in bed, but because I have two kids I'm often forced to read in the bathroom.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: read  kids 
     
    I am perhaps unusual in that I came to 'Doctor Who' through the numerous novelisations and not through the television show.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: doctor 
     
    The thing about reading is that if you are hooked, you're not going to stop just because one series is over; you're going to go and find something else.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: reading 
     
    When I went to school, I was already reading and writing. In fact, I was offended that the other kids couldn't.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: facts  school  writing  reading  kids 
     
    What many people don't know about 'Peter Pan' is that it's a very violent book and Hook is one of the most finely observed villains ever.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: people  book  violent 
     
    Other men look up and down, left and right; but men like us are different. We are visionaries.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: men 
     
    No matter what dimension you're in, there's a big-headed male trying to take over the world.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: world 
     
    A monkey glances up and sees a banana, and that's as far as he looks. A visionary looks up and sees the moon.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: moon 
     
    The Theory of Evolution has more holes in it than a dam made out of Swiss cheese.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: evolution 
     
    Either that boy is the sanest creature on Earth, he thought, or he is so disturbed that our tests cannot even begin to scratch the surface.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: thoughts  earth  boys 
     
    Artemis felt like he was six again and caught hacking the school computers trying to make the test questions harder
    — Eoin Colfer
    It'll be messy, but after a day you'll be zipping around as though you were a thousand years old again.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: year 
     
    Sometimes plans don't translate smoothly from paper to real life.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: real 
     
    Well, I don't like the first bit and I don't know the last bit. So I'm really hoping the middle bit is exceptional.
    — Eoin Colfer
    Evolution is a theory with more holes than a Dutch dam of swiss cheese.
    — Eoin Colfer
    tags: evolution 
     
    The two of them went down in a heap, with not even a turkey to break their fall.
    — Eoin Colfer
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    eoin colfer
    Birth    : May 14, 1965
    Occupation  : Author