Success is one part inspiration, nine parts desperation.Success, Despair, InspirationMagic: The Gathering, Crude Rampart
He traded sand for skins, skins for gold, gold for life. In the end, he traded life for sand.Magic: The Gathering, Squandered Resources
No rest. No mercy. No matter what.Magic: The Gathering, Akroma's Memorial
There is no 'I' in 'team', but there is a 'we' in 'weapon'.TeamMagic: The Gathering, Catapult Master
"If there can be no victory, then I will fight forever."
- Koth of the Hammer
What doesn't grow dies. And what dies grows the Tarmogoyf.Magic: The Gathering, by Tarmogoyf
A lie always returns; be careful how you catch it.LiesMagic: The Gathering, Boomerang
Good strategists sieze opprotunities.
Great strategists make their own.
'Destiny, chance, fate, fortune -they're all just ways of claiming your success without claiming your failures.'
- Gerrard of the Weatherlight
The mages found strange ways to spend their free time. Occasionally, they had contests to see whose kite was eaten last.Magic: The Gathering, Pendrell Drake
Which is worse, nothing to defend, or no one to defend it?MeaningMagic: The Gathering, Troubled Healer
'It is the duty of the strong to oppose any who threaten the weak.'
- The Southern Paladin
'It could be worse', said Gerrard, looking around. 'Well, maybe not...'Magic: The Gathering, Shackles
'Day 31: I finally succeeded in my time reversal experiment!
Day 30: I might have a problem here.'
- Journal of the Prime Izmagnus
'Stray not into the path of darkness, or be lost forever.'
- Baki, Wizard Attendant
The cautious are wary of their enemies.
The wise are also wary of their friends.
Slow and steady may not always win the race, but at least it doesn't end up splattered on the walls.SafetyMagic: The Gathering, Overeager Apprentice
'Scholars possess such lofty knowledge that it shouldn't be surprising when they fall.'
- Hapless Researcher
'By definition, madness ends in one of two ways: clarity... or death.'
- Frantic Purification
'One thought opens a thousand eyes.
One sun brings a thousand dawns.'
- Lightbringer Creed
'I don't rub salt in wounds. I use sulfur.'
- Matoc, Lavamancer