"I only know three people who do little circles instead of dots over the letter i."
"I think I would make a very good astronaut."
"I would like it if I could take Toby with me into space."
"I like little spaces. So long as there is no one else in them with me."
"I'm Christopher Boone, I live at number 36."
"Yes I like computers, I have a computer in my room."
"Why would you kill a dog? I think you would only kill a dog if..."
Then I detected in the living room where I found the missing wheel to my Airfix Messerschmitt BF 109 G6 model under the sofa."
"I like looking at the rain."
"I like it because it makes me think how all the water in the world is connected."
"Some people think the Milky Way is a long line of stars, but it isn't. Our galaxy is a huge disc of stars of millions of miles across."
"For a long time scientists were puzzled by the fact the sky is dark at night even though there are billions of stars in the universe."
"And a policeman thought I had killed him but I hadn't, and then he tried to touch me so I hit him, and then I had to go to the police station."
Swindon / London
"I see everything. Most other people are lazy, they never look at everything. They do what is called glancing..."
"Christ you're wetting yourself. Go to the bloody toilet."
"But I'm on a train..."
"In your head imagine a big red line across the floor. And Walk along the line. And count the rhythm in your head because that helps doesn't it?"
"What is a tuuuuube?"
"It's like something out of science fiction!"
"There's a Bakerloo line look. Look. I can take that to Willesden Junction."
"I remember the 19th of July 2009. I was nine years old. It was a Sunday. Were were on holiday in Cornwall. We were on a beach in a place called Polperro."
"Is this the train to Willesden Junction?"
"451 c Chapter Road NW2 5NG."
"Is he going to take me away?"
"When you look up at the sky at night you know you are looking at stars. Which are hundreds of thousands of light years away from you. And some of the stars don't exist anymore because their light has taken so long to get to us that they are already dead...and that makes you seem very small."
Mr. Shears / "They're for children."
"Into Mr. Shears car? Are you stealing the car?"
"Yes I can see the question, but when I look at the words they all seem confused and mixed up and the wrong way round to me."
"I went to London on my own."
"I solved the mystery of who killed Wellington."
"I was brave."
"Does that mean I can do anything?"