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Christopher Paolini Quotes

No, he said, we are not alone. I have you, and you have me. And there is Arya and Nasuada and Orik, and many others besides who will help us along our way.
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Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?

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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.

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I always say, better ask forgiveness than permission.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: Those whom we most love are often the
Those whom we most love are often the most alien to us.

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One part brave, three parts fool!

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Find peace in where and what you are.

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I have 20 or 30 books completely plotted out in my mind - mysteries, thrillers, horror, romance, science fiction. You name it.

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Basically, I would be happy with any profession where I got to be creative and make things.

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I love telling stories and I love writing so the fact that I can do it professionally is something that I've always been very grateful for.

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Of course you like him; everyone enjoys flattery.

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Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity.

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It's impossible to go through life unscathed. Nor should you want to. By the hurts we accumulate, we measure both our follies and our accomplishments.

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He closed his eyes and sank into the warm dusk that separates consciosness and sleep, where reality bends and sways to the wind of thought, and where creativity blossoms in its freedom from boundaries and all things are possible.

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Life is pain ... anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something

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As he was about to leave, she said, "Murtagh."
He paused and turned to regard her.
She hesitated for a moment, then mustered her courage and said, "Why?" She though he understood her meaning: Why her? Why save her, and now why try to rescue her? She had guessed at the answer, but she wanted to hear him say it.
He stared at her for the longest while, and then, in a low, hard voice, he said, "You know why.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: I am not who i was he whispered gripping
I am not who I was,' he whispered, gripping the edges of the column, 'but I know who I am.' ...
'And I won't give up.

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It s funny to see a hatchling like you beaten by the old one.

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We are about to change history, said Saphira.
We're throwing ourselves off a cliff without knowing how deep the water below is.
Ah, but what a glorious flight!
(Eragon to Saphira)

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She lowered her head until it was at his level. He stroked the line of her jaw, and then pressed his forehead against her hard snout and held her as tightly as he could, her scales sharp against his fingers. Hot tears began to slide down his cheeks.
'Why do you cry?' she asked.
'Because ... I'm lucky enough to be bonded with you.'
'Little one.

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It is better to ask for an apology than to ask for permission.

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Do not become so attached to any one belief than you cannot see past it to another possibility.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: What have you done he said his voice
What have you done?' he said, his voice hollow and strained. He stepped back and put his fists to his temples. 'What have you done!'
With an effort, Eragon said, 'Made you understand.

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That s the problem I ve been choosing male names. You are a she! [To Saphira, while trying to choose her name.]

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It's a difficult question and not one you can answer until you're faced with it. 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. -Brom

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Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much grief."
The taller one ran his finger down his sword. "A good plan. But remember, the king's instructions were to keep them alive."
-from Eragon, Chapter Title: The Ra'zac's Revenge.

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You've seen things through my eyes.

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It is a better world. A place where we ate responsible for our actions, where we can be kind to one another because we want to and becauseit is the right thing to do instead of being frightened into behaving by the threat of divine punishment.

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A man rarely knows the day and hour when he will die. I could be killed any moment and there's not a blasted thing I can do about it.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: Learn to see what you are looking at
Learn to see what you are looking at.

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Having no other recourse, Roran resorted to the unexpected: he stuck his head and neck out and shouted, "BAH!" just as he would if he were trying to scare someone in a dark hallway ...

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Congratulations, you've just been promoted!

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Besides, how can you cheat a cheater?

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A true warrior," she said, "does not fight because he wishes to but because he has to. A man who yearns for war, a man who enjoys his killing, he is a brute and a monster. No matter how much glory he wins on the battlefield, that cannot erase the fact that he is no better than a rabid wolf who will turn on his friends and family as soon as his foes.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: Islanzadi sighed and suddenly appeared
Islanzadi sighed, and suddenly appeared tired. "Ormomis may have been your proper teacher, but you have proved yourself to be Brom's heir, not Oromis's. Brom is the only person who managed to entangle himself in as many predicaments as you. Like him, you seem compelled to find the deepest patch of quicksand and then dive into it."
Eragon hid a smile, pleased by the comparison.

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Moderation is a wiser policy than zealotry

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No, he said, we are not alone. I have you, and you have me. And there is Arya and Nasuada and Orik, and many others besides who will help us along our way.

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Clear your mind of such thoughts. They cannot be answered and will make you no happier.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: May the stars watch over you
May the stars watch over you.

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At that instant, Eragon's back ruptured in an explosion of agony so intense he experienced it with all five senses: as a deafening waterfall of sound; a metallic taste that coated his tongue; an acrid eye-watering stench in his nostrils, redolent of vinegar; pulsing colors, and above all the feeling that Durza had just laid open his back.

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She smiled as she looked at the flower. ... It was such a tender smile, and so happy, I decided right then that I wanted to make her smile like that again and again and that I wanted to look at that smile until the day I died.

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He is a man who kicks at cats, said Solembum, as if that summed up Tenga's entire character.

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Treat all fairly or they will seek revenge.

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Christopher Paolini Quotes: Wards said oromis rely upon the strength
Wards," said Oromis, "rely upon the strength of your body. If that strength is exceeded, you die. No matter how many wards you have, you will only be able to block attacks so long as your body can sustain the output of energy.

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Hands, and an assortment of scars even Roran respected. He liked what he saw, and he could tell they approved

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I'm not fighting for myself anymore ... It makes a difference.

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No-one can function properly without occasional peace and quiet.

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Anger is poison. You must purge it from your mind or else it will corrupt your better nature.

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