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Cornelia Funke

Read through the most famous quotes from Cornelia Funke

Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.

— Cornelia Funke


Books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them.

— Cornelia Funke


So what? All writers are lunatics!

— Cornelia Funke

#writing #humor

This book taught me, once and for all, how easily you can escape this world with the help of words! You can find friends between the pages of a book, wonderful friends.

— Cornelia Funke

#friends #words

Because fear kills everything," Mo had once told her. "Your mind, your heart, your imagination.

— Cornelia Funke

#heart #imagination #mind #imagination

Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?

— Cornelia Funke

#character #cornelia-funke #existentialism #words #writers

Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.

— Cornelia Funke


It's a good idea to have your own books with you in a strange place

— Cornelia Funke


Women were different, no doubt about it. Men broke so much more quickly. Grief didn't break women. Instead it wore them down, it hollowed them out very slowly.

— Cornelia Funke

#inkdeath #men #women #death

The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure.

— Cornelia Funke

#sea #sea

About Cornelia Funke

Did you know about Cornelia Funke?

Inkheart was the first part of a trilogy which was continued with Inkspell (2005) which won Funke her second BookSense Book of the Year Children's Literature award (2006). Batchelder Award for Herr der Diebe
2003 Nordstemmer Zuckerrübe for Kleiner Werwolf
2004 Preis der Jury der jungen Leser for Tintenherz (Inkheart)
2004 Phantastik-Preis der Stadt Wetzlar for Tintenherz
2004 Kalbacher Klapperschlange for Tintenherz
2004 Book Sense Children's Literature Award (Children's Literature Honor Books) for Inkheart
2006 Book Sense Book of the Year Children's Literature Winner for Inkspell
2008 Roswitha Prize
Cornelia Funke was voted into the Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of 2005. It was subsequently released as The Thief Lord by Scholastic and made it to the number 2 spot on The New York Times Best Seller list.

She was born on 10 December 1958 in Dorsten North Rhine-Westphalia. Many of her books have now been translated into English.

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