Rick Riordan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rick riordan quotes, rick riordan sayings, and rick riordan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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.     

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But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.     

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People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.     

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The sea does not like to be restrained.     

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The right choice is hardly ever the easy choice.     

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I apologize for apologizing.Thank you.     

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Big brothers are the ones who are supposed to pull their punches. Little sisters well, we should be able to hit as hard as we like, shouldn't we      

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Everything happens for a reason, Sadie, even bad things.     

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Chaos is impatient. It's random. And above all it's selfish. It tears down everything just for the sake of change, feeding on itself in constant hunger. But Chaos can also be appealing. It tempts you to believe that nothing matters except what you want.     

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Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say.     

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Nothing like ADHD and a good fight to the death to make time fly.     

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We had enough quite enough snobbery in this world without exporting it to the hereafter.     

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Where's the glory in repeating what others have done?     

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The whole campfire idea freaked Piper out. It made her think of that huge purple bonfire in the dreams, and her father tied to a stake. What she got instead was almost as terrifying: a sing-along.     

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The most dangerous flaws are those which are good in moderation.     

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As a magician, you must think about chaos and order. Those are the two forces that control the universe.     

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Life is only precious because it ends, kid.     

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Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.     

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The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.     

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The Underworld had no mercy. It only had justice.     

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Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need.     

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Fair means everyone gets what they need. And the only way to get what you need is to make it happen yourself.     

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Sometimes small things can become very large, indeed.     

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Keep moving. Don't get bogged down. Don't think about the bad stuff. Smile and joke even when you don't feel like it.     

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Almost everything strange washes up near Miami     

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Patterns repeat themselves in history.     

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The real world is where the monsters are.     

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Her freckles were orange, as if somebody had spray-painted her face with liquid Cheetos.     

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Felix believed the answer to every problem involved penguins.     

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Egyptians believe in the power of the sunrise. They believe each morning begins not just a new day, but a new world.     

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