Inspirational Mark Haddon Quotes

Mark Haddon (born 26 September 1962) is an English novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Mark Haddon Quotes.

Mark Haddon Quotes

Mark Haddon Quotes
Mark Haddon Quotes

“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”
― Mark Haddon

“I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.”
― Mark Haddon

“Prime numbers are what is left when you have taken all the patterns away. I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.”
― Mark Haddon

“Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.”
― Mark Haddon

“You love someone, you’ve got to let something go.”
― Mark Haddon

“I think people believe in heaven because they don’t like the idea of dying, because they want to carry on living and they don’t like the idea that other people will move into their house and put their things into the rubbish.”
― Mark Haddon

“Metaphors are lies.”
― Mark Haddon

“I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk.”
― Mark Haddon

“Everyone has learning difficulties, because learning to speak French or understanding relativity is difficult.”
Mark Haddon quotes

“I want my name to mean me.”
― Mark Haddon

“Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.”
― Mark Haddon

“What they failed to teach you at school was that the whole business of being human just got messier and more complicated as you got older. You could tell the truth, be polite, take everyone’s feelings into consideration and still have to deal with other people’s shit. At nine or ninety.”
― Mark Haddon

“And this shows that sometimes people want to be stupid and they do not want to know the truth.”
― Mark Haddon

“All the other children at my school are stupid. Except I’m not meant to call them stupid, even though this is what they are.”
― Mark Haddon

“I find people confusing.”
― Mark Haddon

“I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”
― Mark Haddon

“Most murders are committed by someone who is known to the victim. In fact, you are most likely to be murdered by a member of your own family on Christmas day.”
― Mark Haddon

“And then I thought that I had to be like Sherlock Holmes and I had to detach my mind at will to a remarkable degree so that I did not notice how much it was hurting inside my head.”
― Mark Haddon

“Lots of things are mysteries. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t an answer to them. It’s just that scientists haven’t found the answer yet.”
― Mark Haddon

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
Mark Haddon

“And people who believe in God think God has put human beings on earth because they think human beings are the best animal, but human beings are just an animal and they will evolve into another animal, and that animal will be cleverer and it will put human beings into a zoo, like we put chimpanzees and gorillas into a zoo.”
― Mark Haddon

“I do not like strangers because I do not like people I have never met before. They are hard to understand.”
― Mark Haddon

“Being clever was when you looked at how things were and used the evidence to work out something new.”
― Mark Haddon

“And because there is something they can’t see people think it has to be special, because people always think there is something special about what they can’t see, like the dark side of the moon, or the other side of a black hole, or in the dark when they wake up at night and they’re scared.”
― Mark Haddon

“Usually people look at you when they’re talking to you. I know that they’re working out what I’m thinking, but I can’t tell what they’re thinking. It is like being in a room with a one-way mirror in a spy film.”
Mark Haddon quotes

“And it occurred to him that there were two parts to being a better person. One part was thinking about other people. The other part was not giving a toss what other people thought.”
― Mark Haddon

“And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery…and I was brave and I wrote a book and that means I can do anything.”
― Mark Haddon

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