Quotes from Eragon

Christopher Paolini ·  503 pages

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“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Eragon looked back at him, confused. "I don't understand."
"Of course you don't," said Brom impatiently. "That's why I'm teaching you and not the other way around.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“First, let no one rule your mind or body. Take special care that your thoughts remain unfettered... . Give men your ear, but not your heart. Show respect for those in power, but don't follow them blindly. Judge with logic and reason, but comment not. Consider none your superior whatever their rank or station in life. Treat all fairly, or they will seek revenge. Be careful with your money. Hold fast to your beliefs and others will listen.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



“The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can't.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this books survives, his ideas live.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Mmm....she's doomed! You're doomed!! They're all doomed! Notice I didn't specify what kind of doom, so no matter what happens, I predicted it. How very WISE of me.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“After all, how can a mere dragon expect to tell a man like yourself what to do? In fact, everyone should stand in awe of your brilliance of finding the only dead end.
- Saphira”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



“It's better to ask forgiveness than permission.
- Brom”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Into the sky to win or die.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Respect the past; you never know how it may affect you.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Thats the spirit-one part brave,three parts fool.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“I'll fight when needed, revel when there's an occasion, mourn when there is grief and die if my time comes...But I will not let anyone use me against my will.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



“Life is in Fate's hands now. You made your choice to stay... it's too late to change that, so stop agonizing over it.... You're making my scales itch.

Saphira, from "Eragon”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“I believe, Eragon, that you are full of love and that you are looking for one who will reciprocate your affection. No shame exists in that.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Saphira to Eragon: "If anything happens, I’m going to pin you to my back and never let you off.
Eragon: I love you too.
Saphira: Then I will bind you all the tighter.

― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“To have a child is the greatest honor and responsibility that can be bestowed upon any living being.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“From now on you're going to have to think. There's a reason why we're born with brains in our heads, not rocks.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



“Consider non your superior, whatever their rank or station in life. Treat all fairly or they will seek revenge. Be careful with your money. Hold fast to your belief and others will listen." he continued at a slower pace, " of the affairs of love ... my only advice is to be honest. thats your most powerfull too to unlock a heart or gain forgiveness. that is all i have to say"Garrow to Roran p 64”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“I didn't think I would ever meet a noble who wasn't corrupt. Now that I have, I find that I prefer them when they're greedy bastards. (Brom to Eragon)”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Life is pain...anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“My heart died a while back. [Eragon]”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“What is the worth of anything we do? The worth is in the act. Your worth halts when you surrender the will to change and experience life”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



“do not worry about these things. find peace in where and what you are ~saphira to eragon page 429”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Atra gulai un ilian tauthr ono un atra ono waise skolir fra rauthr. - Let luck and happiness follow you and may you be shielded from misfortune.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“Forgive me if I stare, I knew you were young, but even then I was expecting someone a little more, well, more.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“No hunter of the sky should end his days as prey. Better to die on the wing than pinned to the ground.”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon


“It s funny to see a hatchling like you beaten by the old one. ”
― Christopher Paolini, quote from Eragon



About the author

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