Cynics are simply thwarted romantics.
("The Princess Bride")
More Quotes from William Goldman:You can never trust what you read.
It's one of my biggest memories of my father reading. I had pneumonia, remember, but I was a little better now, and madly caught up in the book, and one thing you know when you're ten is that, no matter what, there's gonna be a happy ending. They can sweat all they want to scare you, the authors, but back of it all you know, you just have no doubt, that in the long run justice is going to win out.
We are men of action, lies do not become us.
He had risked his life and now it was walking away from him, hand-in-hand with a Ruffian prince.
Just because you're beautiful and perfect, it's made you conceited.
The boys. The beef-witted featherbrained rattleskulled clod-pated dim-domed noodle-noggined sapheaded lunk-knobbed boys. How could anybody accuse her of stealing them? Why would anybody want them anyway?
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