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Brisingr Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Brisingr
  1. #1
    “Even we, who were boys but a short while ago, cannot escape the inexorable progress of time. So the generations pass, and soon it will be our turn to send our children out into the land to do the work that needs to be done.”
  2. #2
    “To while away the day contemplating evils that might have been is to poison the happiness we already have.”
  3. #3
    “However, my path is not so easy as that. Regardless of whether I can shift my affections to another—and the heart, as you observed, is a notoriously fickle beast—the question remains: should I?”
  4. #4
    “What will happen will happen, and I won’t waste the time I have . . . worrying.”
  5. #5
    “Do not become so attached to any one belief that you cannot see past it to another possibility.”
  6. #6
    “A man rarely knows the day and hour when he will die. I could be killed at any moment, and there’s not a blasted thing I can do about it.”
  7. #7
    “Misfortune always comes to those who wait.”
  8. #8
    “Their greatest comfort was a simple one: they were no longer alone. To know that you were with the one who cared for you, and who understood every fiber of your being, and who would not abandon you even in the most desperate of circumstances, that was the most precious relationship a person could have, and they both cherished it.”
  1. #9
    “When someone refuses to tell me a certain piece of information, it only makes me that much more determined to find out the truth. I hate being ignorant. For me, a question unanswered is like a thorn in my side that pains me every time I move until I can pluck it out.”
  2. #10
    “The monsters of the mind are far worse than those that actually exist.”
  3. #11
    “I know what we do is right but right doesn’t always mean easy.”
  4. #12
    “Pain is pain. It needs no description.”
  5. #13
    “Love can be a terrible curse, Eragon. It can make you overlook even the largest flaws in a person’s behavior.”
  6. #14
    “I’ve found there are very few fights you can’t win with a few whacks from a good, strong stick.”
  7. #15
    “For her, choices were simple; either there was an action she could take to improve the situation, in which case she took it, or there was not, and everything else said on the subject was so much meaningless noise.”
  8. #16
    “They have not the heart for this battle. So think of your families, think of your homes, and remember it is they you are defending.”
  1. #17
    “The trick is to find happiness in the brief gaps between disasters.”
  2. #18
    “You would be amazed how many magicians have died after being bitten by mad rabbits. It’s far more common than you might think.”
  3. #19
    “Death is part of who we are. It guides us. It shapes us. It drives us to madness. Can you still be human if you have no mortal end?”
  4. #20
    “Turmoil accompanies every great change.”
  5. #21
    “Your tongue has grown as twisted as the roots of a fir tree. Speak not in riddles.”
  6. #22
    “There is no more exciting sport than flying, for if you lose, you die.”
  7. #23
    “Some troubles no one else should have to endure, especially not those you love.”
  8. #24
    “When you must fight, Roran, does not the fierce joy of combat lend wings to your feet?”
  9. #25
    “If you wish to be happy, Eragon, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change.”
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