"Use your imagination, and you'll see that even the most narrow, humdrum lives are infinite in scope if you examine them with enough care."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Mark Haddon on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Mark Haddon on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Mark Haddon on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Mark Haddon on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Mark Haddon on Sun Tzu
"I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away."
"Writing for children is bloody difficult books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect."
"Science and literature give me answers. And they ask me questions I will never be able to answer."