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“But some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, and remain forever a part of the rocks and streams and the wind and sky.”
“When Allah created the horse, he said to the wind, 'I will that a creature proceed from thee. Condense thyself.' And the wind condensed itself, and the result was the horse.”
“If you look close ... you can see that the wild critters have 'No Trespassing' signs tacked up on every pine tree.”
“Facts are fine, fer as they go ... but they're like water bugs skittering atop the water. Legends, now — they go deep down and bring up the heart of a story.”
“Mr. Cat knows that a whisker spied is not a whole mouse.”
Marguerite Henry, U.S. writer
(1902 - 1997)
Full name: Marguerite Breithaup Henry.