“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” (Winston Churchill)

Quotes from the novel:

“Let the game be ventured!” (Duke William)

‘Clear vision holds the key’ (Ancient inscription)

“Bentley? As in the cars?” asked a plump blonde-haired boy sat on a bed.

“No, as in the hot-air balloons,” replied Bentley.

“History is all round us and you, my lucky few, are living in some of it.” (Mr. Briggs)

“The scientific definition for intelligence is,” Mr Briggs continued, “the ability to overcome an obstacle. Now, commit that phrase to memory.”