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Talismans can only be perceived but never fully translated into words.
Observing the wizard’s high magic was his biggest privilege as Kadmeion’s assistant.
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?
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.
I thought you hated wizards,” I said. “I do.” He kissed me again
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.
Few men are a threat to a fully-trained wizard. Oren the Wise
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
None save her people knew her history, but there were wonderful stories of how she had bowed to tradition, and concentrated in herself the characteristics of a thousand wizard fathers. In the blossom of her youth she had sought strange knowledge, and had tasted thereof, and rued. ("The Basilisk")
A magician reveals himself not only by the magic he presents but also by the respect and entertainment he gives to his audience.
The art of a Talismanist is to let you experience the Mysterious.
F. T. Mckinstry
The light from his torch painted the barren forest in shades of his own reflection, black-haired, gray-eyed and pale for want of a touch. He pulled his cloak close, unable to determine which made him more uncomfortable: the dreary woods or the new moon settling onto his heart like a cloud of moths.
Oren tells Marcus: You have a peaceful, noble heart. But as we discussed last night, some men deserve to die. Valeria knows that.
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.
If you are a magician then you can always do a lot more magic than you think you can.
I look at the others, simpering courtiers and visiting dignitaries, all unsuspecting of what is to come. A merciful man should spare them, but I had mercy cut out of me at a young age.
I did the only thing any reasonable wizard could have done. I turned around and ran like hell.
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.
Duane: We are not enemies! We are Aldishmen! Aumut vaosa -- six years I've longed for a Tainish word from a friendly tongue! Quigley: Keep longing.
For everything that's wonderful, there's something wicked, too. That's the price you pay for magic. It's worth it, I thought.
We do not believe that light exists in spite of darkness. We believe that light exists because of it.
All you get to decide is what to do with the time that it is given to you.
You know about witches, wizards. You can envision dragons, even if you presently think you are above believing in them. You doubt magic, but you have a word for it. Isn't that a strangeness that wears at you? All these things that you know all about, but you think you are above. Did you used to be able to shape the spell children use to find lost things in the grass? Did you always know to look at the sky, at stars, when you make your wishes? Who taught you the things your soul has always known?
A magician must always value his magic effects more than himself, because after few years audience may not remember his name but they will remember his magic effect.
There is no spoon.
Pick up a thing," [Wizard Kadmeion's]mother would say. "Touch, smell, and taste it. Listen to its nonsense. Then put the funny thing in its proper place.
Yeah, um. I’m a wizard. I meddle. It’s what we do.
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.
As if grabbed by strong arms that were not there, he felt himself being lifted. Raising skyward and spinning, he fought to regain orientation. The winds were holding him and carrying him higher. Spinning him sickeningly, senses askew, his focus was being lost.
Noontime was absolutely the perfect time for a duel in the dragon’s opinion as this was also lunchtime, his favorite part of the day. As the saying went, he could kill two birds with one stone.
Sometimes the meaning beyond the talisman is greater than the talisman itself. A star has a hint of galaxies.
None of my issues have included memory loss or unconscious actions," she said. Thomas squinted back at her. "If they had, how would you know it?" Molly frowned. "Valid point.
Such places would not be special at all...if they appeared at regular times and in predictable ways.
The wall read: ELPHIE LIVES OZMA LIVES THE WIZARD LIVES and then EVERYONE LIVES BUT US.
As a magician you will miss the hundred percent of the applause if you don't perform.
Once machines performed all the servile functions formerly performed by the lower classes, the population immediately achieved equality, ending over ten thousand years of class systems.
The darkness was the foundation that everything else was built on. The garden where the universe grew. The simplest, most basic thing in existence. And it was spectacular.
The greatest endowment god bestowed on man.… was reason! He then took it away with emotion. Ganasis Zachania
Ferocity is a trait highly regarded amongst us.
Magicians made magic but critics made it tricks.
If Heaven was a summer sky and a TV left on mute, then the Underworld was a starry night and an electric guitar with amps.
I think becoming a wizard is about discovering what's real and what isn't.
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.
Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them.
We needed to get out of Barataria before all of us became alcohol-dependent.
Never let the legend die
We learned the seven traditional ways to make words unclear." "Seven? That many? Which was the most effective?" "Poor grammar skills.
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.
A boy and a girl, fated to rule all. Two will rise, and One will fall.
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.