Invisible College II - The Blind Spot
Thursday, January 20, 2005
"Dragons - Winged Serpents"
REPTILIAN PART OF THE BRAIN
A Collection of Famous and Interesting Dragon Quotations
Dragons have inspired people of all walks of life for thousands of years. Here are just a few of our favourite dragon quotes:
"Come not between the dragon, and his wrath."
- William Shakespeare, King Lear
"It's hard to stop Muggles from noticing us if we're keeping dragons in the back garden - anyway, you can't tame dragons, it's dangerous."
- Ron Weasley
"O to be a dragon, a symbol of the power of Heaven - of silkworm size or immense; at times invisible."
- Marianne Moore, O To Be A Dragon
"Never laugh at live dragons."
- J.R.R. Tolkein - The Hobbit
"Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth... Tame the dragon and the gift is yours."
- Noela Evans
"He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves."
- Tom Robbins
"Jealousy: that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive."
- Henry Havelock Ellis
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