Quotes by Eoin Colfer

"Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know."
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"It's like learning to ride a unicorn. You never forget."
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"I never tell anyone exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared."
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"If I win, I'm a prodigy. If I lose, then I'm crazy. That's the way history is written."
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"If you were me, then I'd be you, and if I were you, then I'd hide somewhere far away."
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Books by Eoin Colfer

  • Benny and Omar
  • 818 ratings
  • April 1st 2007 by Disney-Hyperion

    (first published 1998)

Eoin Colfer
  • Eoin Colfer

  • Date of birth: May 14, 1965
  • Born: in Wexford, Ireland.

  • Description: Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) was born in Wexford on the South-East coast of Ireland in 1965, where he and his four brothers were brought up by his father and mother, who were both educators.He received his degree from Dublin University and began teaching primary school in Wexford. He has lived and worked all over the world, including Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. After the publication of the Artemis Fowl novels, Eoin retired from teaching and now writes full time. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

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