27+ quotes from Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Quotes from Brisingr

Christopher Paolini ·  748 pages

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Have I ever told you how glad I am we're not enemies? Eragon asked.
No, but it's very sweet of you.
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“The purpose of life is not to do what we want but what needs to be done.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“The monsters of the mind are far worse than those that actually exist.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“If you wish to be happy,Eragon, Think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“If he fancied her anymore,' Saphira said to both Eragon and Roran, 'I'd be trying to kiss Arya myself.'

'Saphira!' Mortified, Eragon swatted her on the leg.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“You would be amazed how many magicians have died after being bitten by mad rabbits. It's far more common than you might think.
-Angela the Herbalist”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“I've never been helpless, I just have powerful enemies”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“You named your sword Fire? Fire? What kind of a boring name is that? You might as well name your sword 'Blazing Blade' and be done with it. Fire indeed. Humph. Wouldn't you rather have a sword called Sheepbiter or Chrysanthemum Cleaver or something else with imagination?”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Love can be a terrible curse, Eragon. It can make you overlook even the largest flaws in a person's behavior.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Only men would think of cutting themselves to determine who the packleader is. Idiots.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“When someone refuses to tell me a certain piece of information, it only makes me that much more determined to find out the truth. I hate being ignorant. For me, a question unanswered is like a thorn in my side”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Whatever you do, protect those you care for. Without them, life is more miserable than you can imagine.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“I already have one Sheepbiter here,” said Eragon, and laid a hand on Saphira. “Why would I need another?”
Angela broke out into a wide smile. “So you’re not entirely devoid of wit after all! There just might be hope for you.” And she danced off toward the keep, twirling her doublebladed staff by her side and muttering, “Fire? Bah!”
A soft growl emanated from Saphira, and she said, Be careful whom you call Sheepbiter, Eragon, or you might get bitten yourself.
Yes, Saphira.
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“I'm healthy as an ox. And you?" "To compare myself with a bovine would be both ridiculous and insulting, but I'm fit as ever, if that is what you are asking.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“I own a book,' he thought, delighted (Paolini 291).”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Are not all religions strange to those who stand outside of them?”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“They enveloped each other within the folds of their thoughts, holding each other with an intimacy no physical embrace could replicate, allowing their identities to merge once again. Their greatest comfort was a simple one: they were no longer alone. To know that you were with the one who cared for you, and who understood every fiber of your being, and who would not abandon you even in the most desperate of circumstances, that was the most precious relationship a person could have, and they both cherished it. ”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Do not become so attached to any one belief than you cannot see past it to another possibility.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“The trickster, the riddler, the keeper of balance, he of the many faces who finds life in death and who fears no evil; he who walks through doors.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“The trick is to find happiness in the brief gaps between disasters.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Now I remember why I hate eating sheep. Horrible, fluffy things that give me hair balls and indigestion. ( Saphira from the Eragon Series)”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Some troubles no one else should have to endure,especially not those you love.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“I know what we do is right but right doesn't always mean easy.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“For her, choices were simple; either there was an action she could take to improve the situation, in which case she took it, or there was not, and everything else said on the subject was so much meaningless noise.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Really! Between you and Eragon, I seem to spend most of my time among the Varden healing people to silly to realize they need to avoid getting chopped into tiny little pieces”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“What will happen will happen and I won't waste my time worrying.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


“Pain is pain. It needs no description.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Brisingr


About the author

Christopher Paolini
Born place: in Southern California, The United States
Born date November 17, 1983
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