A Monster Calls Quotes

Patrick Ness
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Stories are the wildest things of all. Stories bite and chase and hunt.
-- The Monster (Page 36)

Importance: This quote is significant because the book deals in fearful possibilities and how they compare with truth and reality.

What would be the point, Conor? What could possibly be the point?
-- Liam (Page 124)

Importance: All of the adults in Conor's life refuse to punish him and refuse to be honest with him in view of the great tragedy of him losing his mother. Liam says the above after Conor destroys his grandma's sitting room.

Belief is half of healing.”
-- The Monster (Page 129)

Importance: The Monster says this to Conor when they discuss the parson in the second tale. The Monster criticizes the parson for so quickly abandoning his beliefs; he reminds Conor how important it is to feel confident in what you hope for.

Stories were wild, wild animals and went off in directions you couldn’t expect.”
-- Conor (Page 134)

Importance: This is one of the examples...

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