Quotes from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set

Rick Riordan ·  1744 pages

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“Let us find the dam snack bar,’ Zoë said. ‘We should eat while we can.’ Grover cracked a smile. ‘The dam snack bar?’ Zoë blinked. ‘Yes. What is funny?’ ‘Nothing,’ Grover said, trying to keep a straight face. ‘I could use some dam French fries.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey – when you’re the son of Poseidon, you don’t have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“She looked a lot better. In fact, she shimmered with health, as if someone had injected her with glitter.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“I take vitamins. For my ears.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“He turned to look at me straight on, and I saw a kind of purplish fire in his eyes, a hint that this whiny, plump little man was only showing me the tiniest bit of his true nature. I saw visions of grape vines choking unbelievers to death, drunken warriors insane with battle lust, sailors screaming as their hands turned to flippers, their faces elongating into dolphin snouts. I knew that if I pushed him, Mr D would show me worse things. He would plant a disease in my brain that would leave me wearing a straitjacket in a rubber room for the rest of my life. ‘Would you like to test me, child?’ he said quietly. ‘No. No, sir.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set



“Braccas meas vescimini!’ I yelled. I wasn’t sure where the Latin came from. I think it meant ‘Eat my pants!”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“Let us find the dam snack bar,”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“Annabeth is the most level-headed demigod”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“tag. The underwater lady smiled at me. ‘You’ve come”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“With great power … comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set



“It made sense, and I felt kind of stupid. I’d been hanging around dryads”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“For a friend,’ Tyson said, twisting his shirt in his hands. ‘Young Cyclopes grow up alone on the streets, learn to make things out of scraps. Learn to survive.’ ‘But that’s so cruel!’ He shook his head earnestly. ‘Makes us appreciate blessings, not be greedy and mean and fat like Polyphemus. But I got scared. Monsters chased me so much, clawed me sometimes –”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“You invented the internet?’ It was my idea, Martha said. Rats are delicious, George said.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“I Become Supreme Lord of the Bathroom”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“I need to talk to Clarisse,’ Annabeth said. I stared at her as if she’d just said I need to eat a large smelly boot.”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set



“Three Old Ladies Knit the Socks of Death”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


“Yeah, great timing. Now I could attack the walls all I wanted. My cell had no bars, no windows, not even a door. The skeletal guards shoved me straight through a wall and it became solid behind me. I wasn’t sure if the room was airtight. Probably. Hades’ dungeon was meant for dead people, and they don’t breathe. So forget fifty or sixty years. I’d be dead in fifty or sixty minutes. Meanwhile,”
― Rick Riordan, quote from Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set


About the author

Rick Riordan
Born place: in San Antonio, Texas, The United States
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