7+ quotes from The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer

Quotes from The Sea of Trolls

Nancy Farmer ·  459 pages

Rating: (13.4K votes)


“Look around you...Feel the wind, smell the air. Listen to the birds and watch the sky. Tell me what's happening in the wide world.”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“But I also know that to ignore joy while it lasts, in favor of lamenting one's fate, is a great crime.”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“No kindness is ever wasted, nor can we ever tell how much good may come of it.”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“Don't be angry," the Bard said. "Most people live inside a cage of their own expectations. It makes them feel safe. The world's a frightening place full of glory and wonder and, as we've both discovered, danger. Flying isn't for everyone.”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“Life and death are in constant battle. There is no way in this world for happiness to exist alone...”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“Death must be fought with life, and that means courage and that means joy,”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


“He had no more control over his life than a dog on a chain, but caring for Lucy made him feel…well…strong.”
― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Sea of Trolls


About the author

Nancy Farmer
Born place: in Phoenix, Arizona, The United States
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“It's so much easier to have a crush on someone who you know isn't going to respond-it makes it nice and safe and you never have to humiliate yourself by getting knocked back.”
― Hester Browne, quote from The Little Lady Agency


“To Any and All Persons Who have bought stock from, or sold stock to, Mr. Martin Rochester You are asked to attend Mr. Kent’s Coffeehouse, in Peter Street, near Bloomsbury Square this Thursday between the hours of noon and three, at which time you will receive compensation for your time”
― David Liss, quote from A Conspiracy of Paper


“Yeah, but I ain’t worried about it,” Rodney said,”
― Richard Price, quote from Clockers


“There are many occasions in literature in which telling is far more effective than showing.”
― Francine Prose, quote from Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them


“Truth could be violent, could strip you of dignity and hope just as quickly as a gun.”
― Laurell K. Hamilton, quote from Strange Candy


Interesting books

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
(143.2K)
The Autobiography of...
by Malcolm X
When Breath Becomes Air
(223.4K)
When Breath Becomes...
by Paul Kalanithi
The Leopard
(16.4K)
The Leopard
by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Ruby Circle
(35.2K)
The Ruby Circle
by Richelle Mead
Finding Audrey
(50.5K)
Finding Audrey
by Sophie Kinsella
Eve
(39.2K)
Eve
by Anna Carey

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2018, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.