17+ quotes from Chasing the Prophecy by Brandon Mull

Quotes from Chasing the Prophecy

Brandon Mull ·  512 pages

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“Faith isn't knowledge, Rachel. Faith is a tool. Faith keeps us going until we get the knowledge. Faith keeps us striving until we reach the consequences of our most important decisions.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“You’re free to dream however you wish,” Nollin teased. “But don’t ask the rest of us to share your unrealistic—”
“Then don’t ask us to share your weakness!” Jason interrupted.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“We must set aside our wishes and give heed to reality. Nobody can accept the truth while hiding from it. When a decision matters, we have to stare at the truth unflinchingly. Only then can we find peace in our choices.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“She (Rachel) pulled away and looked into his eyes. "Don't give up."
"There goes my plan."
"I'm serious. Even if things look bad, find a way to win. Find it."
"You too," Jason urged. "Within reason. Don't try some huge Edomic command and blow yourself to pieces."
"There goes my plan."
"You stole my line.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“For anything worth accomplishing, we can always find reasons to doubt, just as we can also find reasons to proceed...I have chosen to side with faith and hope over doubt and despair.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Chuckling, Jason picked up the bucket of explosives.
Rachel felt the moment slipping away. There was so much she wanted to say. What if something happened to him? What if she never told him how much she appreciated his coming back to Lyrian for her? How much she cared about him? There were too many feelings to translate into words. "See you later," she managed.
"Not if I see you first," Jason said, starting toward the main doors of the temple.
She watched him walking away. Were those the last words he would say to her? She stalked after him. "You can't leave with a joke."
He glanced back. "Why not?"
"What if I die?"
"Then at least I cheered you up before the end."
"That wasn't a cheerful joke. It was a teasing joke. And not even a very good one."
"Fine. Why did the baby cross the road?"
"No jokes," Rachel complained, striding alongside him.
"I guess it's more fitting that we should end with an argument."
"I just mean there are certain times when jokes aren't appropriate."
"Which makes them more needed and funny.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“When a decision really matters, Rachel, we have to ignore our comforting illusions. We must set aside our wishes and give heed to reality. Nobody can accept the truth while hiding from it. When a decision matters, we have to stare at the truth unflinchingly. Only then can we find peace in our choices.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“The comforts of life as a fugitive," Drake sighed. "Stumbling about in the dark without mounts.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“I remain your pledged man," Tark avowed, touching a fist to his chest. "What are your orders?"
Jason turned to the stocky musician. "Do your best to help Galloran win this war."
"I swear it."
"And keep an eye on Rachel. See if you can get her to stop telling me she's going to see me again. I think she's jinxing us."
Rachel punched Jason's arm.
Tark eyed Rachel uncertainly. She saw a hint of disapproval in his gaze, along with a little wariness.
Jason smiled. "That's assault. Tark, take her out.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Jason decided not to add that the best way to get him to focus on something was to tell him not to think about it.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“...even misplaced faith can help us gain knowledge. We try to be smart about where we put our faith and we adjust as we learn more.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Rotten apples stay spoiled, Nedwin said. Copernum and his allies will hang themselves with future crimes.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Wow! I can hardly believe I finished Beyonders.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Faith isn’t knowledge, Rachel. Faith is a tool. Faith keeps us going until we get the knowledge. Faith keeps us striving until we reach the consequences of our most important decisions.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“Rachel showed Ulani how to work the camera. Jason explained that the device would capture and preserve the image, along with their souls.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“You've pulled off some shocking upsets in the past, but only a fool would bet on you this time. So I will.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


“I want you to appreciate what you're up against. You will have to succeed where multitudes have failed. You'll have to accomplish something that the mightiest wizard in the history of Lyrian didn't dare to attempt.”
― Brandon Mull, quote from Chasing the Prophecy


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