Goblin Quotes

Quotes tagged as "goblin" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Shel Silverstein
“Magic
Sandra’s seen a leprechaun,
Eddie touched a troll,
Laurie danced with witches once,
Charlie found some goblins gold.
Donald heard a mermaid sing,
Susy spied an elf,
But all the magic I have known
I've had to make myself.”
Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

Eoin Colfer
“Listen to me, goblin. You're stupid, let's accept that and move on.”
Eoin Colfer, The Eternity Code

“Mass is not proportional to volume.
A girl as small as a violet. A girl who moves like a flower petal is pulling me toward her with more force than her mass.
Just then, like Newton’s apple, I rolled toward her without stopping until I fell on her, with a thump. With a thump.
My heart keeps bouncing between the sky and the ground.
It was my first love.”
Kim In Yook, Physics of Love 사랑의 물리학

Christina Rossetti
“We must not look at goblin men,
We must not buy their fruits:
Who knows upon what soil they fed
Their hungry thirsty roots?”
Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market and Other Poems

Laurell K. Hamilton
“For whatever reason, I made the Goblin Queen nervous. Kurag had proposed marriage once upon a time, but I think it was desire for sidhe magic in the goblin bloodline more than true desire for me. Oh, Kurag would fuck me if I'd let him, but that wasn't much of a
compliment. Kurag would probably have fucked anything if it held still long enough.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Seduced by Moonlight

Hilari Bell
“As if she had summoned them, a flurry of stones flew out of the darkness, striking his mail, pinging off his helm. One hit his unprotected leg and he yelped and clutched it. That was a mistake. The second barrage was entirely directed at his legs.”
Hilari Bell, The Goblin Wood

Christina Rossetti
“Morning and evening
Maids heard the goblins cry:
'Come buy our orchard fruits,
Come buy, come buy”
Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market

Tom Holt
“Only please, do be careful to bear in mind that Mordak’s a goblin. Enlightened, yes, but a goblin. He likes his employees loyal or lightly steamed on a bed of bruised rocket.”
Tom Holt, The Good, the Bad and the Smug
tags: goblin

Harold Monro
“Overheard on a Saltmarsh"

Nymph, nymph, what are your beads?

Green glass, goblin. Why do you stare at them?

Give them me.
No.

Give them me. Give them me.
No.

Then I will howl all night in the reeds,
Lie in the mud and howl for them.

Goblin, why do you love them so?

They are better than stars or water,
Better than voices of winds that sing,
Better than any man's fair daughter,
Your green glass beads on a silver ring.

Hush, I stole them out of the moon.

Give me your beads, I want them.
No.

I will howl in the deep lagoon
For your green glass beads, I love them so.
Give them me. Give them.
No.”
Harold Monro, Collected Poems

“A girl as small as a violet, a girl who moves like a flower petal – is pulling me toward her with more force than her mass.”
Kim In Yook
tags: goblin

R. Murray Gilchrist
“As the last dish of confections was removed a weird pageant swept across the further end of the banqueting-room: Oberon and Titania with Robin Goodfellow and the rest, attired in silks and satins gorgeous of hue, and bedizened with such late flowers as were still with us. I leaned forward to commend, and saw that each face was brown and wizened and thin-haired: so that their motions and their wedding paean felt goblin and discomforting; nor could I smile till they departed by the further door.

("The Basilisk")”
R. Murray Gilchrist, Terror by Gaslight: More Victorian Tales of Terror

S. Jae-Jones
“I am merely mortal," I said hoarsely. "Not magic."

"Are you so certain of that, my dear?”
S. Jae-Jones, Shadowsong

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