Christopher Paolini Quotes

Many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.

- Christopher Paolini, Eragon

Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity.

- Christopher Paolini

# Books

The purpose of life is not to do what we want but what needs to be done.

- Christopher Paolini, Brisingr

# Life

Respect the past; you never know how it may affect you.

- Christopher Paolini, Eragon

The monsters of the mind are far worse than those that actually exist.

- Christopher Paolini, Brisingr

Love can be a terrible curse. It can make you overlook even the largest flaws in a person's behavior.

- Christopher Paolini, Brisingr

# Love

It's impossible to go through life unscathed. Nor should you want to. By the hurts we accumulate, we measure both our follies and our accomplishments.

- Christopher Paolini, Inheritance

# Life, Inspirational

A good compromise leaves everyone angry.

- Christopher Paolini, Eldest

Do not dwell on what once was, but rather look forward and ponder how you can make the future brighter.

- Christopher Paolini, Eragon

# Future, Positive

Do not become so attached to any one belief that you cannot see past it to another possibility.

- Christopher Paolini, Brisingr

Fame or infamy, either one is preferable to being forgotten when you have passed from this realm.

- Christopher Paolini, Brisingr