jasper fforde Quotes

Comedy was one of those genres that while appearing quite jolly was actually highly dangerous.

- Jasper Fforde, One of Our Thursdays Is Missing

So my humor, I'd say, comes from a mixture of lowbrow comedy shows and highbrow theater. It's an interesting mix.

- Jasper Fforde

Honor is kind of what you get when you weaponize manners

- Jasper Fforde

You're just a huge romantic at heart, aren't you?""If there's cash involved, I'm anything you want me to be.

- Jasper Fforde

magic swirls about us like an invisible fog of energy that can be tapped by those gifted enough, using a variety of techniques that center on layered spelling, mumbled incantations, and a burst of concentrated thought channeled through the index fingers. The technical name for this energy is "variable electro-gravitational mutable subatomic force," which doesn't mean anything at all--confused scientists just gave it an important-sounding name so as not to lose face. The usual term is "wizidrical energy," or simply "the crackle.

- Jasper Fforde, The Song of the Quarkbeast

Honor is kind of what you get when you weaponize manners ...

- Jasper Fforde

Sometimes I wonder if the human race isn't collectively as mad as a sack of door knobs.

- Jasper Fforde

I hope that in my books there's an undertone of politics, basic tenets of how we should live.

- Jasper Fforde

You’re talking about gold and silver, cash and securities. I’m talking about the sheer beauty of the land, the value of unpolluted parkland made wild and staying wild forever.

- Jasper Fforde

I am boring, but I'm ok with it. I'm the anchor, the shoulder...I'm an average man...with a truly extraordinary wife

- Jasper Fforde

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.