Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman

English author and poet
10 November 1960 —

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Ice is only water, so it must have rainbows in it too. When the water freezes, the rainbows are trapped in it, like fish in a shallow pool. And the sunlight sets them free.

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Gods are great. [...] But the heart is greater. For it is from our hearts they come, and to our hearts they shall return...


There`s never been a true war that wasn`t fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right.


People imagine, and people believe: and it is that belief, that rock-solid belief, that makes things happen.

I think I would rather be a man than a god. We don`t need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow.


The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous.

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I believe that life is a game, that life is a cruel joke, and that life is what happens when you're alive and that you might as well lie back and enjoy it.

The quickest way is sometimes the longest.

[You] could not help being amused every time another little human believed itself the center of its world, as each of us does.

I didn`t touch her. She was my dream; and if you touch a dream it vanishes, like a soap bubble.

Ideas are more difficult to kill than people, but they can be killed, in the end.

Always remember: In an infinity of worlds, anything is not only possible, it`s mandatory.

There are so many fragile things [...]. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.

All too often I write to find out what I think about a subject, not because I already know.

You`re always you, and that don`t change, and you`re always changing, and there`s nothing you can do about it.


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