Philip Pullman
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"Philip Pullman" Order of the British Empire/CBE, FRSL is a British people/British writer. He is the author of several best seller/best-selling books, most notably the fantasy fiction/fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials and the fictionalised biography of Jesus, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. In 2008, The Times named Pullman one of the "50 greatest British literature/British writers since 1945".

Northern Lights (novel)/Northern Lights, the first book of the His Dark Materials trilogy, won the 1995 Carnegie Medal (literary award)/Carnegie Medal from the CILIP/Library Association, recognising the year's outstanding English-language children's book.

[ (Carnegie Winner 1995)]. Living Archive: Celebrating the Carnegie and Greenaway Winners. CILIP. Retrieved 2012-07-09.

For the 70th anniversary of the Medal it was named one of the top ten winning works by a panel, composing the ballot for a public election of the all-time favourite.

[ "70 Years Celebration: Anniversary Top Tens"]. The CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards. CILIP. Retrieved 2012-07-09.

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True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.

Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I'd spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn't matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit.

Walk Into the Sky.

It's not the presence of Christian doctrine I object to so much as the absence of Christian virtue.

That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.

Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season. We love them; they are brave, proud, beautiful, clever; and they die almost at once. They die so soon that our hearts are continually racked with pain.

Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it.

We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.

Argue with anything else, but don't argue with your own nature.