Words are a puzzle; put them together the right way and you get something beautiful.
You didn’t just choose names at random. A name is a name. A major responsibility.
–The Last Dragon by Silvana de Mari
The power of the imagination is a magnificent thing. Here, whatever you imagine, you can make real.
–Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks
I had to admit, scared though I was, I was also quite curious about what a dragon’s lair would be like. Would I be permitted to see the great mound of gold on which he slept? Was the floor carpeted with the bones of fallen knights? Steeling myself, I cautiously preceded the dragon into his cave.
–Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George
In the land of Ingary where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of the three.
–Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The reason opportunity is often missed is that it usually comes disguised as hard work.
She was beginning to see how difficult it was to determine who was good and who was bad, who she could trust and who she had to watch out for. Every person was a hero in his own mind, fighting for what he thought was right, or just fighting to survive another day, but no one thought they were evil.