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A boy and a girl, fated to rule all. Two will rise, and One will fall.
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")
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.
We do not believe that light exists in spite of darkness. We believe that light exists because of it.
Ferocity is a trait highly regarded amongst us.
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.
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.
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.
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 great piece of music make people to close their eyes but a great magic effect make their eyes wide open.
I thought you hated wizards,” I said. “I do.” He kissed me again
But I needed this, Whit. I needed to pay him back. For stealing my life. For stealing our life together. - Celia
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.
I did the only thing any reasonable wizard could have done. I turned around and ran like hell.
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.
The greatest endowment god bestowed on man.… was reason! He then took it away with emotion. Ganasis Zachania
I don’t do magic tricks because I am happy; I’m happy because I do magic tricks.
I think becoming a wizard is about discovering what's real and what isn't.
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.
If you are a magician then you can always do a lot more magic than you think you can.
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.
He’d always felt he had a right to exist as a wizard in the same way that you couldn’t do proper maths without the number 0, which wasn’t a number at all but, if it went away, would leave a lot of larger numbers looking bloody stupid.
We learned the seven traditional ways to make words unclear." "Seven? That many? Which was the most effective?" "Poor grammar skills.
Quigley (to Duane): My business is not your business, whether you ask after it in Tainish or interpretive dance.
Sometimes the meaning beyond the talisman is greater than the talisman itself. A star has a hint of galaxies.
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.
Magicians made magic but critics made it tricks.
Diana Wynne Jones
Inside, Howl was still sitting on the stool. He sat in an attitude of utter despair. And he was covered all over in thick green slime. There were horrendous, dramatic, violent quantities of green slime – oodles of it. It covered Howl completely. It draped his head and shoulders in sticky dollops, heaping on his knees and hands, trickling in glops down his legs and dripping off the stool in sticky strands. It was in oozing ponds and crawling pools over most of the floor. Long fingers of it had crept into the hearth. It smelled vile. “Save me!” Calcifer cried in a hoarse whisper. He was down to two desperately flickering small flames. “This stuff is going to put me out!” Sophie held up her skirt and marched as near Howl as she could get – which was not very near. “Stop it!” she said. “Stop it at once! You are behaving just like a baby!
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.
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
Oren tells Marcus: You have a peaceful, noble heart. But as we discussed last night, some men deserve to die. Valeria knows that.
Few men are a threat to a fully-trained wizard. Oren the Wise
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.
Once you’ve been on this earth a bit longer, you’ll accept that you can’t save everyone.
Such places would not be special at all...if they appeared at regular times and in predictable ways.
Wizards had always known that the act of observation changed the thing that was observed, and sometimes forgot that it also changed the observer too.
All you get to decide is what to do with the time that it is given to you.
Never let the legend die
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.
For everything that's wonderful, there's something wicked, too. That's the price you pay for magic. It's worth it, I thought.
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.
Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them.
There is no spoon.
A magician reveals himself not only by the magic he presents but also by the respect and entertainment he gives to his audience.
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.
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.
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.
No matter what danger you might face," the wizard resumed, "within this book is a magical solution." I did as Ebenzum bade, opening to a page titled "EZ Wizard's Index." I scanned quickly down the righthand column: Demons, who are about to eat you, 206, 211 Demons, who are about to tear you limb from limb, 207 Demons, who are about thrash you soundly, 206-7 Demons, who have already begun to eat you, 208 "As you can see," my master continued, "quick reference to this index can prepare you for virtually any eventuality.
I know you haven't burned down any buildings in a while," she said, "but if you start feeling the need...
Observing the wizard’s high magic was his biggest privilege as Kadmeion’s assistant.