The Phantom Tollbooth
Important Quotations Explained
Everyone loved the princesses because of their great beauty, their gentle ways, and their ability to settle all controversies fairly and reasonably It was said by everyone that Rhyme and Reason settle all problems.
If we didn't collect them, the air would be full of old sounds and noises bouncing around and bumping into things. It would be terribly confusing because you'd never know if you were listening to an old one or a new one.
But it's not just learning things that's important. It's learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things at all that matters.
We always see things from the same angle It's much less trouble that way. Besides, it makes more sense to grow down and not up.
I'm afraid of everything. That's why I'm so ferocious. If the others found out, I'd just die. Now do be quiet while I eat my breakfast.
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