Algernon Blackwood Quotes

 

My unworldliness, even at 21, was abnormal. Not only had I never smoked tobacco nor touched alcohol of any description, but I had never yet set foot inside a theatre, or gone to a race course I had never seen, nor held a billiard cue, nor touched a card.

— Algernon Blackwood

A strong emotion, especially if experienced for the first time, leaves a vivid memory of the scene where it occurred.

— Algernon Blackwood

It is the little things that pierce and burn and prick for years to come.

— Algernon Blackwood

I used to tell strange, wild, improbable tales akin to ghost stories, and discovered a taste for spinning yarns.

— Algernon Blackwood

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