Wizard Quotes

Quotes tagged as "wizard" (showing 1-30 of 91)
J.K. Rowling
“Seventeen, eh!" said Hagrid as he accepted a bucket-sized glass of wine from Fred.
"Six years to the day we met, Harry, d’yeh remember it?"
"Vaguely," said Harry, grinning up at him. "Didn’t you smash down the front door, give Dudley a pig’s tail, and tell me I was a wizard?"
"I forge’ the details," Hagrid chortled.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Brian Selznick
“I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.”
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret

C. JoyBell C.
“The difference between my darkness and your darkness is that I can look at my own badness in the face and accept its existence while you are busy covering your mirror with a white linen sheet. The difference between my sins and your sins is that when I sin I know I'm sinning while you have actually fallen prey to your own fabricated illusions. I am a siren, a mermaid; I know that I am beautiful while basking on the ocean's waves and I know that I can eat flesh and bones at the bottom of the sea. You are a white witch, a wizard; your spells are manipulations and your cauldron from hell yet you wrap yourself in white and wear a silver wig.”
C. JoyBell C.

L. Frank Baum
“Oh - You're a very bad man!"

Oh, no my dear. I'm a very good man. I'm just a very bad Wizard.”
L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Jim Butcher
“How long have you been a Wiccan?'
'A what?'
'A pagan. A witch.'
'I'm not a witch,' I said, glancing out the door. 'I'm a wizard.'
Sanya frowned. 'What is the difference?'
'Wizard has a Z'
He looked at me blankly.
'No one appreciates me.' I muttered.”
Jim Butcher, Death Masks

Pat Frayne
“Favorite Quotations.
I speak my mind because it hurts to bite my tongue.
The worth of a book is measured by what you carry away from it.
It's not over till it's over.
Imagination is everything.
All life is an experiment.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly.”
Pat Frayne, Tales of Topaz the Conjure Cat: Part I Topaz and the Evil Wizard & Part II Topaz and the Plum-Gista Stone

J.K. Rowling
“My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.”
J.K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

Terry Pratchett
“Any true wizard, faced with a sign like 'Do not open this door. Really. We mean it. We're not kidding. Opening this door will mean the end of the universe,' would automatically open the door in order to see what all the fuss is about. This made signs rather a waste of time, but at least it meant that when you handed what was left of the wizard to his grieving relatives you could say, as they grasped the jar, 'We told him not to.”
Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent

Ursula K. Le Guin
“But you must not change one thing, one pebble, one grain of sand, until you know what good and evil will follow on that act. The world is in balance, in Equilibrium. A wizard's power of Changing and Summoning can shake the balance of the world. It is dangerous, that power...It must follow knowledge, and serve need.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea

Terry Pratchett
“Unseen University was much bigger on the inside. Thousands of years as the leading establishment of practical magic in a world where dimensions were largely a matter of chance in any case had left it bulging in places where it shouldn't have places. There were rooms containing rooms which, if you entered them, turned out to contain the room you'd started with, which can be a problem if you are in a conga line.”
Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent

Criss Jami
“I am not sure if women are attracted to genius. Can you imagine the wise wizard winning the woman over the gallant swordsman? It seems rather otherworldly in more ways than one.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

L. Frank Baum
“Nobody gets in to see the wizard. Not nobody.”
L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Ursula K. Le Guin
“No man, no power, can bind the action of wizardry or still the words of power. For they are the very words of Making, and one who could silence them could unmake the world.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Farthest Shore

Terry Goodkind
Terry Goodkind, Wizard's First Rule

Penelope Marzec
“She did not want to know what charm
he had used to make her love him so deeply. She did not want to know it wasn’t real.”
Penelope Marzec, The Fiend of White Buck Hall

Gregory Maguire
“The wall read:
and then
Gregory Maguire, Son of a Witch

Amit Kalantri
“Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them.”
Amit Kalantri

Chris Dee
“Well then, take this thought with you for the dark hours to come: It is a ludicrous fiction that love conquers all, but it can, in fact, conquer quite a lot. I am Iason of the Blood, Knight of Arthur, King of the Britons, reborn into dark service in the year of Our Lord five hundred and sixty. My power is vast, and for none to arrogate but by my will and decree. My services are engaged, Selina. Tell me what you need to ease your pain in this, and it is yours.”
Chris Dee, Cat-Tales Book 3

Ursula K. Le Guin
“And he began to see the truth, that [he] had neither lost nor won but, naming the shadow of his death with his own name, had made himself whole: a man: who, knowing his whole true self, cannot be used or possessed by any power other than himself, and whose life therefore is lived for life's sake and never in the service of ruin, or pain, or hatred, or the dark.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea

Sully Tarnish
“A female dragon’s tail is of the utmost importance to her. Male dragons find them irresistible. After all where do you think the term ‘Getting some tail’ came from?”
Sully Tarnish, The Dragon and the Apprentice: A Wizard's Wager

Ana Claudia Antunes
“You may lose a partner, a friend,
But you must never lose yourself.
You may miss the next train, or trend,
And yet it won't put you on the shelf.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Without carrying a heavy load.
You may not find a wizard at last,
Stilll you may learn from the past.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

Talismanist Giebra
“Sometimes the meaning beyond the talisman is greater than the talisman itself.
A star has a hint of galaxies.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Jim Butcher
“Paranoia is a survival trait when you run in my circles. It gives you something to do in your spare time, coming up with solutions to ridiculous problems that aren't ever going to happen. Except when one of them does, at which point you feel way too vindicated.

- Harry Dresden, "Changes”
Jim Butcher

Talismanist Giebra
“Talismans can only be perceived but never fully translated into words.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Alisha Rai
“It sounded like something you Brits would say."
"Someday, I'd love to hear what you imagine my people are like."
"Stiff. Formal. Everyone's a time traveler, a wizard, or works for MI6." She placed her plate on the table, pretending not to notice the legs wobbling a little at the weight.
"That's not quite right. Only some of us are wizards. The rest are Muggles.”
Alisha Rai, Serving Pleasure

Talismanist Giebra
“The art of a Talismanist is to let you experience the Mysterious.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Lisa Carlisle
“Hello,” he whispered. “It’s me.”
“Who?” Her gaze traveled to the window. Her eyes widened. “What are you doing here?”
Good question. “A proper cup of tea would be welcome.”
She blinked and jerked her head. “What?”
“Kidding.” He grinned. “I’m here to rescue you.”
Lisa Carlisle, Stone Cursed: Taurus

Lisa Carlisle
“My mother knew all the constellations,” Alec said. “That one is Taurus. She said our clan can trace itself to the guardians of Taurus. And since I was born in May, she called me a Taurus from a Taurus clan.”
Lisa Carlisle, Stone Cursed: Taurus

Lisa Carlisle
“You must hate witches now.”
He pulled his gaze from her and stared back at the constellations. “I thought I did.”
He leaned toward her and took a lock of her hair, watching it as he ran it through his fingers. “Until I met you.”
Lisa Carlisle, Stone Cursed: Taurus

Lisa Carlisle
“I’ve been torn with what’s right and what’s wrong,” he said. “Maybe I’m not the best one to judge. All I know is that I’ve wanted to do this for a while, and nothing has ever felt more right.”
He closed the distance between them, brushing his lips against hers.”
Lisa Carlisle, Stone Cursed: Taurus

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