Quotation Explorer - 'Dragons'

History is a set of repeating circles, like the tide. The wind does blow through the ruins of tomorrow. But it is more a question of two steps forward, one step back. Humans and dragons make the same mistakes, again and again, but things do get better over time - Cressida Cowell
I don't need to be tame, because dragons choose their partner by themselves. - Olivia Sinaga
Vampires were myths, childhood stories– as were werewolves, mermaids and dragons. I believed none of it. - Ashley Madau
I cannot think that man is meant to find happiness so easily! Happiness is like one of those palaces on an enchanted island, its gates guarded by dragons. One must fight to gain it; and, in truth, I do not know what I have done to deserve the good fortune of becoming Mercédès, husband. - Alexandre Dumas
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - C.S. Lewis
I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now? - John Lennon
I write because, as wonderful as life is - and it is truly wonderful - it isn't enough. It does not, for example, contain dragons. I find this unsatisfactory. So I read. And I write. - Laini Taylor
My task is set before me, girl My mission clear and true There’ll be black knights and dragons, girl But I will always come for you… - Emme Rollins
Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
My friends, it is wise to nourish the soul, otherwise you will breed dragons and devils in your heart. - C.G. Jung
I will let you live, I will let you fly but you have my attention at all times... my kingdom needs me , I rule the slides but now see that dragons do have hearts ...and to fairies they cannot lie - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
If you banish the dragons, you banish the heroes... - Andrew Solomon
We need heroes, however outlandish, because although we might not be slaying real dragons, we all have our quests. - Russ Thorne
Dragons were a problem sometimes, but they only came on Tuesdays, so you could work around them. - Mike Carey
Even though fairy tales are fictitious, they made us believe that dragons exist and you can overcome them. - Ane Krstevska
Never laugh at live dragons. - J.R.R. Tolkien
He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children there are dragons, but children have always known there are dragons. Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
I am a knight riding from tower to tower seeking a princess to rescue but all the dragons are slain, the towers are empty and the princesses taken. - Pieter Niemand
The truth is that the world is full of dragons, and none of us are as powerful or cool as we’d like to be. And that sucks. But when you’re confronted with that fact, you can either crawl into a hole and quit, or you can get out there, take off your shoes, and Bilbo it up. - Patrick Rothfuss
What is a fantasy map but a space beyond which There Be Dragons? - Terry Pratchett
Loads of children read books about dinosaurs, underwater monsters, dragons, witches, aliens, and robots. Essentially, the people who read SF, fantasy and horror haven't grown out of enjoying the strange and weird. - China Miéville
Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens. - George Lois
In my reality all the mosquitoes are vampires and all fireflies are dragons. - Munia Khan
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