Quotes About Mischief

Quotes tagged as "mischief" (showing 1-30 of 34)
J.K. Rowling
“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J.K. Rowling
“Give her hell from us, Peeves.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Criss Jami
“There's nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn't even have to matter what they're laughing about.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“Tell me that the purpose of life is to have fun, and without a care in the world I'll begin wreaking havoc on everything I pass. Now that's what I call pure, honest fun.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Michel de Montaigne
“No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

William Shakespeare
“Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot. Take thou what course thou wilt.”
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

Holly Black
“I promise I will repay you.”
“Oh yeah?” she asked, looking at him, with his bare feet and plain, dark clothes. “With what?”
The smile stayed on his lips. “Jewels, lies, slips of paper, dried flowers, memories of things long past, useless quotations, idle hands, beads, buttons, and mischief.”
Holly Black, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Tamora Pierce
“He doesn't need my help coming up with pranks. He's got too many ideas of his own.
- Daja referring to Briar in their first year at Discipline cottage”
Tamora Pierce, Tris's Book

Catherynne M. Valente
“The storm ate up September’s cry of despair, delighted at its mischief, as all storms are.”
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

David Eddings
“The place had enormous possibilities. He realized that at once. The stream, of course, was perfect for sailing toy boats, for skipping stones, and, in the event of failing inspiration, for falling into. Several of the trees appeared to have been specifically designed for climbing, and one huge, white old birch overhanging the stream promised the exhilarating combination of climbing a tree and falling into the water, all at one time.”
David Eddings, Guardians of the West

Dean Koontz
“...up to no good—and pleased about it.”
Dean Koontz, Odd Apocalypse

Shannon L. Alder
“We have all at one time been stranded on islands shouting lies across the seas of misunderstanding, hoping the fog will carry our mischief to the distant ports in people’s minds.”
Shannon L. Alder

H.G. Wells
“Roman Catholicism is a broken and utterly desperate thing, capable only of malignant mischief in our awakening world.”
H.G. Wells, Crux Ansata: An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church

George MacDonald
“…for nothing is ever so mischievous in its own place as it is out of it;”
George MacDonald, Collected Works of George MacDonald

Sarah Brocious
“Dork," I chastised affectionately. But his cheesy exclamation was something I was okay with. I smiled up at him. His hazels danced with mischief. "Okay," I agreed.

The mischief turned to triumph.

Damn those magic eyes!”
Sarah Brocious, What Remains

Michael J. Sullivan
“I swear, the reason for full moons is so the gods can more clearly see the mischief they create.”
Michael J. Sullivan, Age of Myth

Sweety Shinde
“Don't underestimate your own triumphs. Leave it to the enemy.
# Krishn”
Sweety Shinde, Arjun: Without a Doubt

Kathleen O'Neal Gear
“What kind of incompetence is this, leaving dangerous fiends like us alone to commit mischief?”
Kathleen O'Neal Gear, People of the Mist

Molly Ringle
“Hermes, we love you," Hades said, "but you rarely do as you're told, and you always do as you wish, and I haven't the slightest idea what you'd do with an immortality fruit, but I'm sure it would be both creative and disastrous.”
Molly Ringle, Underworld's Daughter

Erin Hunter
“I suppose.” Mousefur sniffed. “No doubt it’ll be up to me to teach them manners. Kits nowadays don’t know how to show any respect.”
Jayfeather’s whiskers twitched with amusement.
“Don’t you believe it,” Purdy whispered. “She was teaching Lilykit and Seedkit how to reach under the wall of the warriors’ den and catch stray tails yesterday.”
Erin Hunter, The Last Hope

Matthew Tindal
“That not adhering to those notions Reason dictates (concerning the nature of God), has been the occasion of all superstition, and those innumerable mischiefs that mankind (on account of religion) have done to themselves or to one another.”
Matthew Tindal, Christianity as Old as the Creation

Patrick Yee
“Harry was a bright boy. And like many bright boys, he had a little mischief in him.”
Patrick Yee, A Boy Named Harry: The Childhood of Lee Kuan Yew

J.K. Rowling
“Mischief Managed!!!”
J.K. Rowling

Jared Brock
“Thank God for a little holy disobedience.”
Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

Connie Kerbs
“Obedience, responsibility, rules and safety are loyal, inseparable playmates. But Love is their wise mother, who knows there are times to break them up, at least for a bit, lest they get into some kind of arrogant, bullish, mischief or completely shut out their other siblings - joy, common sense, and compassion.”
Connie Kerbs, Paths of Fear: An Anthology of Overcoming Through Courage, Inspiration, and the Miracle of Love

Jonathan Renshaw
“You!' Skeet bellowed.
When uttered with just the right tone, this is the universal name for any boy. Accordingly, all heads snapped towards the angry master.”
Jonathan Renshaw, Dawn of Wonder

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Seropusly, why do flies line up in the sky every time someone lies? Hovering over they long to take the shit out from where It belongs so They compete to eat it alive.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, ACross Tic

Jonathan Renshaw
“Are you planning to kiss me?' Aedan asked.
'No.' Emroy wrinkled a pimply nose.
'Then why are you standing so close?' Aedan's tone was perfect innocence.”
Jonathan Renshaw, Dawn of Wonder

Agatha Christie
“I never gossip - but after all, a tongue is given one to speak with, and I'm not deaf mute.

That you most certainly are not. A tongue, Henet, may sometimes be a weapon. A tongue may cause a death - may cause more than one death. I hope your tongue, Henet, has not caused a death.”
Agatha Christie, Death Comes as the End

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