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  • #61
    Jim Butcher
    “There are things you can't walk away from. Not if you want to live with yourself afterward.”
    Jim Butcher, Death Masks

  • #62
    Jim Butcher
    “I'm dealing with a lot of scary things. I think you have to react to them. And you either laugh at them or you go insane.”
    Jim Butcher, Death Masks

  • #63
    Jim Butcher
    “I’ve had a tense couple of days. And I’ve got to tell you, burning someone’s face off sounds like a great way to relax.”
    Jim Butcher, Small Favor

  • #64
    Jim Butcher
    “And thrice do I say to thee...bite me.”
    Jim Butcher

  • #65
    Jim Butcher
    “I mean, we're all going to die. We know that on an intellectual level. We figure it out when we're still fairly young, and it scares us so badly that we convince ourselves we're immortal for more than a decade afterwards.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #66
    Jim Butcher
    “The married thing. Sometimes I look at it and feel like someone from a Dickens novel, standing outside in the cold and staring in at Christmas dinner. Relationships hadn't ever really worked for me. I think it's had something to do with all the demons, ghosts, and human sacrifice.”
    Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

  • #67
    Jim Butcher
    “I'm amazing and studly, but I have limits.”
    Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

  • #68
    Jim Butcher
    “A bolt of warmth, fierce with joy and pride and gratitude, flashed through me like sudden lightning. I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching—they are your family. And they were my heroes.”
    Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty

  • #69
    Jim Butcher
    “Magic comes from what is inside you. It is a part of you. You can't weave together a spell that you don't beleive in.”
    Jim Butcher
    tags: magic

  • #70
    Jim Butcher
    “All things pass in time. We are far less significant than we imagine ourselves to be. All that we are, all that we have wrought, is but a shadow, no matter how durable it may seem. One day, when the last man has breathed his last breath, the sun will shine, the mountains will stand, the rain will fall, the streams will whisper—and they will not miss him.”
    Jim Butcher

  • #71
    Jim Butcher
    “Don't call me a dinosaur. It isn't fair to the dinosaurs. What did a dinosaur ever do to you?”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #72
    Jim Butcher
    “I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching--they are your family.”
    Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty

  • #73
    Jim Butcher
    “All of those faeries and duels and mad queens and so on, and no one quoted old Billy Shakespeare. Not even once.”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #74
    Jim Butcher
    “Sometimes I forget how much I like riding the bike."

    Most chicks do," I said. "Roar of the engine and so on."

    Murphy's blue eyes glittered with annoyance and anticipation. "Pig. You really enjoy dropping all women together in the same demographic, don't you?"

    It's not my fault all women like motorcycles, Murph. They're basically huge vibrators. With wheels.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #75
    Jim Butcher
    “I'm brilliant as well as skilled," he said modestly. "It's a great burden, all of that on top of my angelic good looks. But I try to soldier on as best I can.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #76
    Jim Butcher
    “Regardless of what I think about Islam or Wicca or any other religion, the fact is that it's a group of people. Every faith has its ceremonies. And since it's made up of people, every faith also has its assholes.”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #77
    Jim Butcher
    “See? This is why I'm not religious. I couldn't possibly keep my mouth shut long enough to get along with everyone else.”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #78
    Jim Butcher
    “Knowledge is the ultimate weapon. It always has been.”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #79
    Jim Butcher
    “You don't go walking into the proverbial lion's den lightly. You start with a good breakfast.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #80
    Jim Butcher
    “I don't believe in faeries!”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #81
    Jim Butcher
    “Love is another kind of power, which shouldn't surprise you. Magic comes from emotions, among other things. And when two people are together, in that intimacy, when they really, selflessly love each other it changes them both. It lingers on in the energy of their lives, even when they are apart.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #82
    Jim Butcher
    “You can have everything in the world, but if you don't have love, none of it means crap," he said promptly. "Love is patient. Love is kind. Love always forgives, trusts, supports, and endures. Love never fails. When every star in the heavens grows cold, and when silence lies once more on the face of the deep, three things will endure: faith, hope, and love."

    And the greatest of these is love," I finished. "That's from the Bible."

    First Corinthians, chapter thirteen," Thomas confirmed. "I paraphrased. Father makes all of us memorize that passage. Like when parents put those green yucky-face stickers on the poisonous cleaning products under the kitchen sink.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #83
    Jim Butcher
    “I've always felt that the best whips and chains are in the mind. With a little creativity, the physical ones are hardly necessary.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #84
    Jim Butcher
    “Fear is a part of life. It's a warning mechanism. That's all. It tells you when there's danger around. Its job is to help you survive. Not cripple you into being unable to do it.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #85
    Jim Butcher
    “There's a fine line between audacity and idiocy.”
    Jim Butcher, Turn Coat

  • #86
    Jim Butcher
    “Kids. You gotta love them. I adore children. A little salt, a squeeze of lemon--perfect.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #87
    Jim Butcher
    “Do you want your blood to stay where it is sochar-lar?"
    Tavi lifted both eyebrows at the unfamiliar word, and glanced at Varg.
    "Monkey," Varg supplied, in Aleran. "And male-child."
    "He called me monkey boy?" Tavi asked.”
    Jim Butcher, Captain's Fury

  • #88
    Jim Butcher
    “This is what it look like when it WORKS?”
    Jim Butcher, Cursor's Fury

  • #89
    Jim Butcher
    “I put on the boots and kicked some monster ass.”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #90
    Jim Butcher
    “The human mind isn't a terribly logical or consistent place. Most people, given the choice to face a hideous or terrifying truth or to conveniently avoid it, choose the convenience and peace of normality. That doesn't make them strong or weak people, or good or bad people. It just makes them people.”
    Jim Butcher, Turn Coat



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