The best Quotes by Rick Riordan

Richard Russell Riordan Jr. is an American author.

Rick Riordan belongs to the following category: Writers

The best Book Quotes

I can see the stars again, my lady.- Zoe Nightshade

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 3: The Titan’s Curse
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With great power… comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 5: The Last Olympian
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Hercules, huh? That guy was like the Starbucks of Ancient Greece. Everywhere you turn - there he is.

StarbucksRick Riordan in Percy Jackson - The Heroes of Olympus 3: The Mark of Athena
 
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"Wow," Thalia muttered. "Apollo is hot."
"He's the sun god," I said.
"That's not what I meant."

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 3: The Titan’s Curse
 
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Life is only precious because it ends, kid.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - The Heroes of Olympus 2: The Son of Neptune
 
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Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we're related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 2: The Sea Of Monsters
 
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Where's the glory in repeating what others have done?

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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All I could think of was that the teachers must've found the illegal stash of candy I'd been selling out of my dorms room. Or maybe they'd realized I got my Essay on Tom Sawyer from the Internet without ever reading the book and now they were going to take away my grade.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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You hit the lord of the titans in the eye with a blue plastic hairbrush.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 4: The Battle Of The Labyrinth
 
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People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 4: The Battle Of The Labyrinth
 
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Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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You will see things just as they are, being a half-blood, but humans will interpret things quite differently. Remarkable, really, the lengths to which humans will go to fit things into their version of reality.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 1: The Lightning Thief
 
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Don't feel bad, I'm usually about to die.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 4: The Battle Of The Labyrinth
 
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In a way, it's nice to know that there are Greek gods out there, because you have somebody to blame when things go wrong. For instance, when you're walking away from a bus that's just been attacked by monster hags and blown up by lightning, and it's raining on top of everything else, most people might think that's just really bad luck; when you're a half-blood, you understand that some divine force is really trying to mess up your day.

Rick Riordan in Percy Jackson - 3: The Titan’s Curse
 
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"Just follow my lead," I said. "It'll be fun."
"Please," Sam begged, "don't let those words be carved on my tombstone."

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Sword of Summer
 
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Sometimes you lie to deceive people. Sometimes you lie because you need the lie to become the truth.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Ship of the Dead
 
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In case you're wondering, Old York looks absolutely nothing like New York. It looks older.
Magnus Chase, master of description. You're welcome.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Ship of the Dead
 
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That awkward moment when you jump out a window because your friend jumped out a window, then you remember that your other friend can fly.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Ship of the Dead
 
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Etiquette tip: If you're looking for the right time to leave a party, when the host yells, "No one leaves here alive," that's your cue.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Hammer of Thor
 
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You said Frey is about the middle ground between fire and ice. Maybe this isn't about choosing sides. Maybe I don't want to pick an extreme.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Sword of Summer
 
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A little secret, Magnus. There is no good and evil. There's only capable and incapable. I am capable.

Rick Riordan in Magnus Chase - The Ship of the Dead
 
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Tell the sun and stars hello for me.

Rick Riordan in The Heroes of Olympus - House of Hades
 
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