It makes me itchy, this wry fatalism, but it doesn't make me itch nearly as much as the heroes of so many other modern novels for whom stalking the savage libido is more fun than kinship or community; who will leave town either to find their callow selves, as if they'd lost anything important, or, more transgressively, to kill a bear, a bull, a whale, a unicorn, a hippogriff, a signifier or, preferably, their fathers.
The Unicorn Sonata ... tells us that our true home is often right around the corner, if we'd only open our eyes and our ears to find it.
If even one Unicorn walks the Earth my power is not complete.
After six years of working on low-budget independent films of the too-weird-to-watch variety, being asked by DreamWorks to come and play with the big boys, it was like finding an Unicorn in your sock drawer.sienna guillory
This is a strange fraternity these sea lions and land lions, land unicorns and sea unicorns; the lion civilly rampant, tame and concessive like the long-tailed bear of Ecuador the lion standing up against this screen of woven air which is the forest: the Unicorn also, on its hind legs in reciprocity.marianne moore
"It is no shame to lose to me, mortal. Even among mythical creatures there are very few who can give a Unicorn a good game." "I am pleased that you were not wholly bored," Martin said. "Now will you tell me what you were talking about concerning the destruction of my species?" "Oh, that," Tlingel replied.roger zelazny
Billy lowered his head and ran, headlong, at the Unicorn, as if he were about to butt it with his forehead. The Unicorn lowered its head also, and Billy the Innkeeper met his unfortunate end.
She had a Unicorn to protect her. Now I have the Unicorn's head, and I will bring it back with me, for it's long enough since we had fresh ground Unicorn's horn in our arts.
You know what they call a Unicorn without a horn? A freaking horse .
When a pony does a good deed, he gets a horn and he becomes a Unicorn and poops out cotton candy until he forgets he’s magical and then his horn falls off. Black unicorns become zebras.
I'm also a Unicorn. Maybe a bi-corn. Either way, I'm starting to believe in my own magic .
If you herald some turn in our fortunes, if you bring us some measure of grace thanks, Unicorn … And even if you do not, thanks for the brightness of your company at a dark time .
It is no shame to lose to me, mortal. Even among mythical creatures there are very few who can give a Unicorn a good game .
To the memory of Dr. Olfert Dapper, who saw a wild Unicorn in the Maine woods in 1673, and for Robert Nathan, who has seen one or two in Los Angeles.
The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the crown: The Lion beat the Unicorn all round the town. Some gave them white bread, some gave them brown; Some gave them plum-cake and drummed them out of town.
A Chinese prose writer has observed that the Unicorn, because of its own anomaly, will pass unnoticed. Our eyes see what they are accustomed to seeing.