Paul Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“My mother made a squeaking sound that might of been either "yes" or "help".
Poseidon took it as a yes and came in.
Paul was looking back and forth between us, trying to read our expressions.
Finally he stepped forward.
"Hi, I'm Paul Blofis."
Poseidon raised an eyebrow and then shook his hand.
"Blowfish, did you say?"
"Ah, no. Blofis, actually."
"Oh, I see," Poseidon said. "A shame. I quite like blowfish. I am Poseidon."
"Poseidon? That's an interesting name."
"Yes, I like it. I've gone by other names, but I do prefer Poseidon."
"Like the god of the sea."
"Very much like that, yes"
"Well!" My mother interrupted. "Um, were so glad you could drop by. Paul, this is Percy's father."
"Ah." Paul nodded, though he didn't look real pleased. "I see."
Poseidon smiled at me. "There you are, my boy. And Tyson, hello, son!"
"Daddy!" Tyson [shouted]...
Paul's jaw dropped. He stared at my mother. "Tyson is..."
"Not mine," she promised. "It's a long story.”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Richelle Mead
“She says you're not awake until you're actually out of bed and standing up.”
Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

Rick Riordan
“Thanks for not freaking out," I said.
"Oh, I'm freaking out," Paul promised, his eyes wide. "I just think it's awesome!”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Paul McCartney
“Take these broken wings and learn to fly.”
Paul McCartney, Blackbird Singing: Poems and Lyrics, 1965-1999

Paul Graham
“There are few sources of energy so powerful as a procrastinating college student.”
Paul Graham, Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

Meg Cabot
“Tell me Jesse, does she sigh when you kiss her too”
Meg Cabot
tags: paul

Richelle Mead
“When she left for a third time and returned with a giant box, I started to get irate. "What is this?" I demanded, taking it from her. It felt like it had bricks in it.
"Grandmother needs you to carry some things," Paul told me.
"Yes," I said through gritted teeth. "I sort of figured that out fifty pounds ago.”
Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

Rick Riordan
“Paul patted Mrs. O'Leary's snout. The living room shook —BOOM, BOOM, BOOM—which either meant a SWAT team was breaking down the door or Mrs. O'Leary was wagging her tail.
I couldn't help but smile.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Richelle Mead
“She can sense things . . . Things the rest of us can't.She only knew there was a strange feel to you, and she'd only ever felt that around one other person. So she brought you to me."
"Seems like she could have done that without me having to carry a household's worth of stuff."
This made him laugh. "Don't take it personally. She was testing you. She wanted to see if you're a worthy match for her grandson."
"What's the point? He's dead now." I nearly choked on the words.
"True, but for her, it's still important. And, by the way, she does think you're worthy."
"She has a funny way of showing it."


Paul stuck his head out the back door. "Grandmother wants to leave now," he told me. "She wants to know why you're taking so long and said to ask why you'd make someone as old as her keep waiting and suffering with her back."
I recalled how fast Yeva had been walking while I struggled to keep up with my load. Her back hadn't seemed all that bad to me.
"Okay. I'll be right there." When he was gone, I shook my head. "It's hard being worthy.”
Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement
give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow
Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may
glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

R.J. Anderson
“I'm just a little cold," said Knife, pulling the blanket closer about her shoulders.
Paul wrapped his free arm around her. "It's all right," he said. "I've got you."
"Yes," said Knife, smiling up at him. "You have.”
R.J. Anderson, Spell Hunter

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

Matt Chandler
“He can heal me. I believe He will. I believe I'm going to be an old surely Baptist preacher. And even if He doesn't...that's the thing: I've read Philippians 1. I know what Paul says. I'm here let's work, if I go home? That's better. I understand that.”
Matt Chandler

Janet Fitch
“Do you ever want to go home?' I asked Paul.
He brushed an ash from my face. 'It's the century of the displaced person,' he said. 'You can never go home.”
Janet Fitch, White Oleander

Paul Goodman
“Humankind is innocent, loving, and creative, you dig? It's the bureaucracies that create the evil, that make Honor and Community impossible, and it's the kids who really take it in the groin.”
Paul Goodman

Meg Cabot
“You know what you sound like? A jealous girl friend.
And how are things on Planet You Wish?”
Meg Cabot
tags: paul, suze

Brian Herbert
“My Sihaya,’ he said as he held her, ‘I have loved you for five thousand years.”
Brian Herbert, Sandworms of Dune

Caroline Leech
“And if he was kind and friendly and funny, and if he told you about places so beautiful that you wanted to go with him to see them, and if he listened to you talk like he actually cared about what you were saying?
And if he tried to protect you when other people tried to tell you what to do, as if they owned you? And if he has the handsomest face you've ever seen, no matter if the skin has been damaged, because he's just lovely even so?”
Caroline Leech, Wait for Me

“all believers should “submit to each other out of reverence for Christ.” In many ways, wives should submit to their husbands in the same way any believer should submit to other believers, specifically by living according to the lifestyle the apostle Paul lays out earlier in the chapter. This mutual submission is an accountability to be held to God’s standards, an accountability in which both husband and wife are called to participate.”
Janet Boynes

“[People] do not reject the Bible because it contradicts itself but because it contradicts them.”
E. Paul Hovey
tags: hovey, paul

Frank Herbert
“You who have defeated us say to yourselves that Babylon is fallen and its works have been overturned. I say to you still that man remains on trial, each man in his own dock. Each man is a little war.”
Frank Herbert

Bill Blais
“We fight monsters and unholy creatures for a living here. Grotesque, evil, violent, dangerous; they’re certainly all these things. And yet, we somehow manage to go to sleep each night and wake up each morning. The terror wears off. What was horrific becomes mundane. We lose ourselves to a numbed normalcy after a while, a self-inflicted detachment. You forget how you got here, what it was like before. And then someone comes along, someone new, someone who sees it all with fresh eyes, and it snaps you out of your daily coma, reminding you of what you’ve forgotten. Of what you’ve become.”
Bill Blais, No Good Deed

Leanne Hall
“The only other time I've seen Paul cry was when he got hit in the teeth with a cricket bat when he was fourteen. And that time Diana made us watch 'Bambi'.”
Leanne Hall, Queen of the Night

Enock Maregesi
“Sabato ilianzishwa na Mungu siku ya saba ya uumbaji wake. Siku ya Sabato ni siku takatifu, iliyoko katika Amri Kumi za Mungu, ambayo hatuna budi kuitunza na kuiheshimu. Sheria ya Siku ya Sabato haikufa baada ya kifo cha Yesu Kristo msalabani kama Wakolosai wanavyodai. Wakolosai walifuata falsafa za kipagani, na walizileta falsafa hizo ndani ya mwili wa Kristo ambalo ni kanisa. ‘Usiiamini’ Wakolosai 2:17. Iamini Wakolosai 2:20-23, ambapo Paulo anafundisha Mataifa jinsi ya kuitunza Sabato, na 1 Wakorintho 12:27 ambayo inatoa maana halisi ya Wakolosai 2:17. ‘Mwili wako ni wa Kristo’ ni tofauti na ‘mwili wa Kristo’ na ni tofauti na kanisa. Ukiamini kama mwili wako ni wa Kristo na ni kanisa, utaitunza Sabato.”
Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi
“Jambo ambalo Mungu anataka tulitambue ni kwamba hatuko wenyewe katika bahari hii ya hewa. Hata nyangumi na wazira waovu wanapozunguka huko na huko baharini, ambao pia ni mapepo, wanaochukuliwa kama viumbe wabaya na wachafu na wala mizoga, wanaishi katika bahari hii ya hewa pamoja na sisi. Ni muhimu, kwa ajili ya ustawi wetu wa kiroho, kusikia onyo la Paulo katika Waefeso 6:10-12 kwamba vita yetu si dhidi ya hawa viumbe, na wanapambana usiku na mchana kutetea kile ambacho wanaamini ni cha kwao kwa sababu ya haki ya kuwepo hapa kwanza kabla yetu. Dunia, Biblia inatwambia, ilikuwa makazi yao ya kwanza (Yuda 1:6, KJV). Wanatuchukia kwa sababu taratibu tunakuwa Baba na Mwana, na kwa sababu wanajua hii dunia, urithi wetu, itachukuliwa kutoka mikononi mwao na kukabidhiwa kwa wale ambao ni watoto wa Mungu, wale ambao ni marafiki wa msalaba wa Yesu Kristo.”
Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi
“Kabla ya uasi, Mungu alimpa Shetani na wasaidizi wake ambao ni mapepo mamlaka makubwa juu ya kila kitu hapa duniani; kuanzia angahewa la dunia hadi ardhi ya dunia nzima nasi wakazi wake tukijumuishwa. Abadani tusisahau kwamba, kwa kiasi kikubwa, kupambana kwetu kama Paulo anavyosema ni dhidi ya hawa mapepo na mfalme wao ambaye ni Shetani. Tunaishi katika eneo ambapo hata wao wanaishi.

Hawa mapepo wabaya huwatumia maadui wa msalaba wa Yesu Kristo kutekeleza mipango yao kwa lengo la kuwaangamiza marafiki wote wa msalaba wa Yesu Kristo, wanashawishiwa kwa kiasi kikubwa na hizo mamlaka za kimapepo, na kwa sababu wamedanganywa, hawajui hata kidogo kama Shetani anawatumia! Inawezekana hawajatwaliwa na mapepo lakini wanashawishiwa na mapepo kutenda kinyume na mapenzi ya Mungu kwa wanadamu wote.”
Enock Maregesi

N.T. Wright
“Caesar's messengers didn't go round the world saying, 'Caesar is lord, so if you feel you need to have a Roman-empire kind of experience, you might want to submit to him'.”
N. T. Wright

V.C. Andrews
“Some toy you give,” he said, gritty-voiced, and now the two tears in the corners of his eyes began to slide down his cheeks.

“You remembered the day Daddy said he would give me this when I became a doctor.”

“How could I forget? That little catalog was the one thing you took of yours that wasn’t clothes, when we went to Foxworth Hall. And every time he swatted a fly, or killed a spider, Paul, Chris would long to have a John Cuff microscope. And once he said he wanted to be the Mouseman of the Attic, and discover for himself why mice die so young.”

“Do mice die young?” asked Paul seriously. “How did you know they were young? Did you capture baby ones, and mark them in some way?”

Chris and I met eyes.

Yeah, we’d lived in another world back when we were young and imprisoned, so that we could look at the mice who came to steal and nibble on our food, especially the one named Mickey.”
V.C. Andrews, Petals on the Wind

V.C. Andrews
“His name is Julian Janus Marquet, but I’m going to call him Jory.”

Both Chris and Paul heard my thin whisper. I was so tired, so sleepy.

“Why would you call him Jory?” asked Paul, but it wasn’t me who had the strength to answer. It was Chris who understood my reasoning.

“If he had been blond, she would have named him Cory—but the J will stand for Julian, and the rest for Cory.”

Our eyes met and I smiled.

How wonderful to be understood, and never have to explain.”
V.C. Andrews, Petals on the Wind

Enock Maregesi
“Hakuna mahali popote katika Agano Jipya ambapo sheria ya Sabato imekomeshwa (Kutoka 31:12-17), kwani Mungu alianzisha Sabato kwa ajili ya wanadamu wote (Marko 2:27). Kinyume cha hapo, Yesu aliitunza (Luka 4:16), Paulo aliitunza (Matendo 17:2) na Wamataifa waliitunza pia (Matendo 13:42-44; 16:13)! Mwandishi wa Waebrania anaandika bila kificho, “Basi, imesalia raha ya Sabato kwa watu wa Mungu” (Waebrania 4:9).”
Enock Maregesi

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