26 Total Quotes

Charles Lint Quotes

When all's said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it's not so much which road you take, as how you take it.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

One expected growth, change; without it, the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up, the muses fled.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer #Change

I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer #Chinese

A long time ago a bunch of people reached a general consensus as to what's real and what's not and most of us have been going along with it ever since.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer #Heart

It's good to have mysteries. It reminds us that there's more to the world than just making do and having a bit of fun.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer #Art

Witchery is merely a word for what we are all capable of.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

I think you're all mad. But that's part and parcel of being an artistic genius, isn't it?
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Not everything has to mean something. Some things just are.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer #Children

If you're not ready to die, then how can you live?
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer

The best artists know what to leave out.
Charles Lint
#Canadian Writer