Dragon Quotes

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J.R.R. Tolkien
“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

R.A. Salvatore
“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.”
R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver

Christopher Paolini
“Thats the spirit-one part brave,three parts fool.”
Christopher Paolini, Eragon

Tamora Pierce
“You haven't been bit till a dragon does it.”
Tamora Pierce, Emperor Mage

Katie MacAlister
“What do you know about dragons?”
“They're big, scaly, four-legged creatures with wings who terrorized small villages until a virgin was offered up as a sacrifice.”
His grinned again. “I do miss the virgins.”
Katie MacAlister, You Slay Me

Criss Jami
“Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

J.R.R. Tolkien
“No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

J.R.R. Tolkien
“My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

“He [Riptide] sighed. "I said, 'What are you doing all the way out here?' and you said, 'Hey, sparkling teeth, I totally love three of your claws but not the others, and I wish your nose was a herrig so I could eat it, and also your wings sound like sharks snoring.'"
Tsunami burst out laughing.”
Tui T. Sutherland, The Lost Heir

Patricia Briggs
“Dragons and legends...It would have been difficult for any man not to want to fight beside a dragon.”
Patricia Briggs, Dragon Blood

Christopher Paolini
“I already have one Sheepbiter here,” said Eragon, and laid a hand on Saphira. “Why would I need another?”
Angela broke out into a wide smile. “So you’re not entirely devoid of wit after all! There just might be hope for you.” And she danced off toward the keep, twirling her doublebladed staff by her side and muttering, “Fire? Bah!”
A soft growl emanated from Saphira, and she said, Be careful whom you call Sheepbiter, Eragon, or you might get bitten yourself.
Yes, Saphira.
Christopher Paolini, Brisingr

Billie-Jo Williams
“Hurricanes couldn’t remove you from my mind. You’re my world and I’m incapable of not loving you.”
Billie-Jo Williams

Richelle Mead
“He's been out for a while," she said. "You ready to take a break?"
Hopper could exist in this living form or be transformed into a small statue, which helped avoid uncomfortable questions when people came by. Only she could transform him though.
"Yeah. He keeps trying to eat my paints. And I don't want him to watch me kiss you goodbye.”
Richelle Mead, The Fiery Heart

Naomi Novik
“It is quite uninteresting; that is why one comes out."
— Temeraire, on being inside an egg
Naomi Novik, Black Powder War

“Beware the darkness of dragons,
Beware the stalker of dreams,
Beware the talons of power and fire,
Beware one who is not what she seems.

Something is coming to shake the earth,
Something is coming to scorch the ground.
Jade Mountain will fall beneath thunder and ice
Unless the lost city of night can be found.”
Tui T. Sutherland

Thea Harrison
“Oh my God, not only is he older than the Grand Canyon, but he’s like the pope and the Fae King and the president of the United States all rolled up into one. To some ancient cultures he had been a god.

He was going to hurt her so bad before he killed her so dead, and all she could think of was how hot his kiss had been in the dream and how delicate the touch of his finger was as it traced down her body.”
Thea Harrison, Dragon Bound

Donita K. Paul
“There can be as many wrong reasons to do the right thing as there are stars in the sky. There might even be more than one legitimate right reason. But there is never a right reason to do the wrong thing. Not ever.”
Donita K. Paul, DragonKnight

Emme Rollins
“My task is set before me, girl
My mission clear and true
There’ll be black knights and dragons, girl
But I will always come for you…”
Emme Rollins

Rick Riordan
“But yes. Come, faulty dragon people. Follow us.”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Naomi Novik
“I do not think you are in any danger of starving," Maximus said. "The surgeon said only two weeks ago that you are too fat."

"The devil!" Berkley said indignantly, sitting up; and Maximus snorted in amusement at having provoked him.”
Naomi Novik, His Majesty's Dragon

“Puff, the Magic Dragon, lived by the sea, and frolicked in the Autumn Mist in a land called Honah Lee, little Jacky Paper loved that rascal Puff, and gave him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff.”
Peter Yarrow, Puff, The Magic Dragon

Craig Ferguson
“I'm not so much a dragon slayer, more a dragon annoyer -- I'm a dragon irritater.”
Craig Ferguson

Richard Due
“Some people are just sad when there aren't talking squirrels.” —Lily Winter”
Richard Due, The Moon Coin

Suzanne G. Rogers
“A dragon's heart burns fiercely, even in the face of evil.”
S.G. Rogers, Jon Hansen and the Dragon Clan of Yden

Evgeny Shvarts
“Let me tell you: the only way to get rid of dragons is to have one of your own.”
Evgeny Shvarts, Дракон. Клад. Тень. Два клена. Обыкновенное чудо и другие произведения

John Gardner
“Find a pile of gold and sit on it.”
John Gardner, Grendel

Margaret Weis
“my dragon? save anybody?
you must have have him confused with someone else- Smaug perhaps?...”
Margaret Weis, Elven Star

Ursula K. Le Guin
“The hunger of a dragon is slow to wake, but hard to sate.”
Ursula K. Le Guin

Diane Duane
“All the drawing lacks
is the final touch: To add
eyes to the dragon”
Diane Duane, The Wizard's Dilemma

Donita K. Paul
“Fenworth owned a world-famous library. More rooms held books than beds. Pillows stuffed in niches and comfortable chairs scattered throughout each room offered abundant paces to curl up and read.”
Donita K. Paul, DragonQuest

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