„I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.“

—  Ransom Riggs, buch Miss Peregrine's Home of Peculiar Children

Quelle: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2011), Chapter 11, Page 351

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