Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.
Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and never shall. There is only now.
Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?
Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.
Those whom we most love are often the most alien to us.
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.
Without fear there cannot be courage.
People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't.
Ah, pay no heed if your enemies laugh. They'll not be able to once you lop off their heads.
You would be amazed how many magicians have died after being bitten by mad rabbits. It's far more common than you might think. -Angela the Herbalist
If you don't make a few ememies now and then, you're a coward-or worse. Besides, it as worth it to see his reaction. Oh, he was angry! - Angela to Eragon
Perhaps not one religion contains all of the truth of the world. Perhaps every religion contains fragments of the truth, and it is our responsibility to identify those fragments and piece them together.
As far as I am concerned, philosophic questioning is just as likely to make you confused and depressed as it is to improve your condition.
Go slowly, so that you do not bite your tail by accident.
Wise? No, I simply learned to think.
The future will be what it will, and fretting about it will only make your fears more likely to come true.
He's acting as foolish as a kitten... but then, everyone's entitled to a little foolishness once in a while.
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
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
I need no master to punish me in order to behave as I ought. If I did, I would be no more than a child who obeys his father's rules only because he fears the whip, and not because he actually means good.