Patrick Ness’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Patrick Ness Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Patrick Ness, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Patrick Ness you will find my Ten favourites of Patrick Ness’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“We are the choices we make.”
― Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

 “It’s not that you should never love something so much that it can control you.
It’s that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled.
It’s not a weakness.
It’s your best strength.”
― Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer

“Your mind will believe comforting lies while also knowing the painful truths that make those lies necessary. And your mind will punish you for believing both.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

 “You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

 “Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

 “Stories are important, the monster said. They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

“There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

 “Stories are the wildest things of all, the monster rumbled. Stories chase and bite and hunt.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

“Don’t think you haven’t lived long enough to have a story to tell.”
― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

“Without a filter, a man is just chaos walking.”
― Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

10 Famous Quotes by Author Patrick Ness

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Patrick Ness, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Patrick Ness.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Patrick Ness. 

One Final Bonus – Patrick Ness Quote 

“Because humans are complicated beasts, the monster said. How can a queen be both a good witch and a bad witch? How can a prince be a murderer and a saviour? How can an apothecary be evil-tempered but right-thinking? How can a parson be wrong-thinking but good-hearted? How can invisible men make themselves more lonely by being seen?

“I don’t know,” Connor shrugged, exhausted. “Your stories never made any sense to me.”

The answer is that it does not matter what you think, the monster said, because your mind will contradict itself a hundred times each day. You wanted her to go at the same time you were desperate for me to save her. Your mind will believe comforting lies while also knowing the painful truths that make those lies necessary. And your mind will punish you for believing both.”

― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

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