D. J. MacHale Quotes

There are no simple answers in life. There is a good and bad in everyone and everything. No decision is made without consequence. No road is taken that doesn’t lead to another. What’s important is that those roads always be kept open, for there’s no telling what wonder they might lead to.

There are two types of people in this world. People who hate clowns…and clowns. (Bobby Pendragon)

Even at the end of the road, read the first sentence, there is a road. Even at the end of the road, a new road stretches out, endless and open, a road that may lead anywhere. To him who will find it, there is always a road.

You want to kill me, don’t you? And here I thought you and your friends were so righteous. You are just as capable of evil as anyone. Perhaps more so. Yet you believe your brand of evil is justified, so long as it serves your own misguided purposes.” –Saint Dane

Whenever you look back and say “if” you know you’re in trouble. There is no such thing as “if”. The only thing that matters is what really happened.

I saw the horrible way that people could treat each other. That may be the saddest thing of all. I saw greed and anger and murder and a total lack of concern for human life. It was a wicked side of the human soul that I saw… and it saddened me to know that such a dark place existed.

Defeat is most devastating at the moment of victory” Saint Dane

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I’ve made mistakes. More than my share. Hopefully, I’ve learned from them, but can’t guarentee anything. There’s only one thing I can promise. I’m taking this to the end.” -Bobby Pendragon

To write, you need to find what you love.

Before I can face the future, I must first deal with the past.

In my few short years I learned that seeing what’s positive about a situation is a lot more fun and gets you a lot further than looking for what might be wrong with it.

You can’t have pride without humility. Aggression without tolerance. Strength without compassion. Power without restraint.

I went to the four levers. None of them were marked. There was only one way to figure out which one was the right one. I had to call upon all my Traveler experience and special powers to figure it out. It’s called…Eenie, meenie, miney…mo!” -Bobby Pendragon

Mine would be, “We will stand together, he and I. One in victory, one in shame. Only then can I truly own the power of Halla. How sweet the moment of revelation will be, when he learns that he handed it to me.” -SD the Pilgrims of Rayne

It is much more fun to write about villains then heroes. The villains are the ones that think out the scheme, and the heroes just kind of come along for the ride.

My feelings for you run very deep.” – Loor Not deep enought, I guess.” – Bobby (The Rivers of Zadaa)

Never make the first move.” – Loor (The Rivers of Zadaa)

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The history of each and every territory is written in the blood of those who died trying to fulfill the aspirations of their ambitious leaders.

At least I thought it was a wall. It sure felt like one. It was hard. It was flat. It stretched out on either side of me. You know… wall.

Mark: When did you learn to drive? Courtney: About three seconds ago.

And so we go.’ It’s my way of saying that I’m prepared for the next adventure. The next chapter. The next challenge. Whatever comes my way, I’m ready for it. Because that truly is the way it was meant to be.

That Loor’s a handful, she is.” – Spader (Black Water)

Oh yeah, and Spader was hanging out with a penguin” -Bobby Pendragon

I love you Mark…” Courtney, PoR. I love you too Courtney…” Mark, PoR.

where is here, when is now??