Tuesday, April 01, 2008

New favorite quotes

"Yeah, chocolate. Chocolate fends off all kinds of nasty stuff. And if you get hungry while warding off evil, you have a snack. It's multipurpose equipment." 
— Harry Dresden, in Blood Rites

"'So we get a plan,' I said. 'Any suggestions?'
'Blow up the building,' Kincaid said without looking up. 'That works good for vampires. Then soak what's left in gasoline. Set it on fire. Then blow it all up again.'"
—Harry and the mercenary Kincaid, in Blood Rites
"'I call you to account, traitor!'  Tavi thundered, and a nearby wall gave way beneath the shuddering earth and fell.  'I call you to the juris macto!  And may the crows feast on the unjust!'" 
— Tavi, in Captain's Fury

"All right, that's it!  No more Mr. Nice Gaius!"
—Gaius Baltar, in "Six Degrees of Separation," Episode 7 of Battlestar Galactica Season 1

"'Ron, you know full well Harry and I were brought up by Muggles!' said Hermione. 'We didn’t hear stories like that when we were little, we heard "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "Cinderella"—'
'What’s that, an illness?' asked Ron." 
—Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"'What are you doing with all those books anyway?' Ron asked. 
'Just trying to decide which ones to take with us,' said Hermione. 'When we're looking for the Horcruxes.'
'Oh, of course,' said Ron, clapping a hand to his forehead. 'I forgot we'll be hunting down Voldemort in a mobile library.'" 
—Ron and Hermione, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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