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PATRICIA BRIGGS QUOTES

I don't like lies ... Not even lies of omission. Hard truths can be dealt with, triumphed over, but lies will destroy your soul.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Moon Called

Sometimes I have the urge to conquer large parts of Europe.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Cry Wolf

Things change whether you want them to, or not--unless you are dead. Don't hold so hard to the past that you die with it.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, River Marked

The devout belief that the world is explainable is both a terrible vulnerability and a stout shield. Evil prefers it when people don't believe.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Blood Bound

What I like to do is write the story, see where it takes me — and then check out the details I don't know. When I first started writing, there were a lot of things about the world that I understood but didn't have the vocabulary for — and even more things that I just had no idea about. For instance, do you know all the parts of a door frame? Or what flowers bloom in the spring in alpine climates? There's a surprising amount of homework involved in writing a book.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Bitten by Books interview, Mar. 30, 2010

Livin's easier than dyin' most times ... Dance when the moon sings, and don't cry about troubles that haven't yet come.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Moon Called

Some people are like Slinkies.They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Iron Kissed

It's easier to dismiss ghosts in the daylight.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Bones

The view from outside is a better place to examine a society.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dear Author interview, Mar. 8, 2012

Survivors can't always choose their methods.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

If I've already figured out how the book ends, why bother to finish writing it? My writing isn't terribly efficient, because I often have to backtrack a bit when I change my mind, but I like the sense of discovery that comes from not knowing what happens next.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Bitten by Books interview, Mar. 30, 2010

The main thing to remember is that making love is at once the silliest and the most sacred act humans can perform.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

Why is it that all cars are women? Because they're fussy and demanding.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Silver Borne

Over a lifetime of dealing with difficult women, I have learned it is often better to give into their demands immediately.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, When Demons Walk

I like to have a hero a little underpowered. I mean, Spiderman is far cooler than Superman. How do you challenge Superman?

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Bitten by Books interview, Mar. 30, 2010

Let's save tomorrow's troubles for tomorrow.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Raven's Shadow

He was like Superman, but with fangs and oddly impaired morals.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, River Marked

Happiness is German engineering, Italian cooking, and Belgian chocolate.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Moon Called

Identity was partly heritage, partly upbringing, but mostly the choices you make in life.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Cry Wolf

You can't cage an eagle for long without destroying it.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

A man's immortality can be found in his children.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Raven's Shadow

Never trust a mechanic who drives new cars. They're either charging too much money for their work, or they can't keep an old car running - maybe both.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Blood Bound

Too many words cheapened the value of a man's speech.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Raven's Shadow

Trying is always enough.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Bones

A king who trusts no man is weak.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

I don't like it when I outweigh my men.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Moon Called

Knowledge is a better weapon than a sword.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Raven's Shadow

A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn't mean in winter.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

Nothing says you're sorry like a dead bunny.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, River Marked

Anger is stupid, and stupidity will kill you more surely than your opponent's blade.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Bones

What would a racist call werewolves? Wargs? She kind of liked that one, but suspected that racist bastards didn't read Tolkien.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Fair Game

A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn't mean in winter.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, Dragon Blood

The only certainty life contains is death.

PATRICIA BRIGGS, When Demons Walk


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