Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
- Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth
Where's the glory in repeating what others have done?
- Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
You must forge your own path for it to mean anything.
- Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero
Being a hero doesn't mean you're invincible. It just means that you're brave enough to stand up and do what's needed.
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena
Love is no game! It is no flowery softness! It is hard work - a quest that never ends. It demands everything from you - especially the truth. Only then does it yield rewards.
- Rick Riordan, The House of Hades
You can't choose your parentage. But you can choose your legacy.
- Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus
Nothing is more tragic than loving someone to the depths of your soul and knowing they cannot and will not ever love you back.
- Rick Riordan, The Hidden Oracle