Hephaestus Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“Is that me?,' Leo said. 'Like me--having this dream--looking at me having a dream?”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan
“Hephaestus glowered up at us. “I didn’t make you, did I?”

Uh,” Annabeth said, “no, sir.”

Good,” the god grumbled. “Shoddy workmanship.”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Rick Riordan
“Nothing lasts forever, not even the best machines. And everything can be reused.
- Hephaestus”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan
“Don’t judge someone until you’ve stood at his forge and worked with his hammer, eh?”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Rick Riordan
“Don't decide yet," Hephaestus advised. "Wait until daybreak. Daybreak is a good time for decisions.”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Rick Riordan
“Well … Zeus approves, Aeolus muttered. ―He says … he says it would be better if you could avoid saving her until after the weekend, because he has a big party planned—Ow! That‘s Aphrodite yelling at him, reminding him that the solstice starts at dawn. She says I should help you. And Hephaestus… yes. Hmm. Very rare they agree on anything. Hold on”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan
“It isn’t easy being a brilliant inventor, always alone. Always misunderstood. Easy to turn bitter, make horrible mistakes. People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can’t be fixed.

-Hephaestus”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Rick Riordan
“Lou Ellen and the Hecate kids have
been putting up magic barriers, and the whole Hermes cabin
has been lining the hills with traps and snares and all kinds
of nice surprises for the Romans!"
Jake Mason frowned. "Most of which you stole from
Bunker Nine and the Hephaestus cabin."
Clarisse grumbled in agreement. "They even stole the land
mines from around the Ares cabin. How do you steal live land mines?”
Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

Rick Riordan
“Headache!" Zeus bellowed. "Bad. bad headache!"
As if to prove his point, the lord of the universe slammed his face into his pancakes, which demolished the pancakes and the plate and put a crack in the table, but did nothing for his headache.
"Aspirin?" Apollo suggested. (he was the god of healing)
"Nice cup og tea?" Hestia suggested
"I could split your skull open," offered Hephaestus, the blacksmith god
"Hephaestus!" Hera cried. "Don't talk to your father that way!"
"What?" Hephaestus demanded "Clearly he's got a problem in there. I could open up the hood and take a look. Might relieve the pressure. Besides, he's immortal. It won't kill him”
Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Nikita Gill
“When I held her, I held her gently so that she always knew she could fly away and I would never harm her or clip her wings.”
Nikita Gill, Great Goddesses: Life Lessons from Myths and Monsters

Rick Riordan
“This time we did not yell, “For Hephaestus!” We yelled, “Heeeeelp!”
Rick Riordan, The Demigod Files

Rick Riordan
“They passed a couple of guys making a bronze windup toy. At least that’s what it looked like. It was a six-inch-tall centaur—half man, half horse—armed with a miniature bow. One of the campers cranked the centaur’s tail, and it whirred to life. It galloped across the table, yelling, “Die, mosquito! Die, mosquito!” and shooting everything in sight.”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan
“I love it," Ares said. "Is this Corinthian leather?"
"Mortal skin, actually," Hephaestus said.
Ares got teary-eyes. "This is the nicest gift...I—I can't even...”
Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Rick Riordan
“Read those old Greek writers and they go on and on for pages about every shield or piece of armor Hephaestus made, describing every color and decoration, what size grommets he used, how many nails and zzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Sorry. I fell asleep just thinking about it.”
Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson's Greek Gods