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    Let no man, in whatever rank or superiority, control your mind and tell you what to do
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: men  control  mind 
     
    Find peace in where and what you are.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: peace 
     
    The purpose of life is not to do what we want but what needs to be done.
    — Christopher Paolini
    Into the sky to win or die.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: sky  die 
     
    Life is both pain and pleasure. If this is the price you must pay for the hours you enjoy, is it too much?
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: pain  pleasure 
     
    One part brave, three parts fool!
    — Christopher Paolini
    Those whom we most love are often the most alien to us.
    — Christopher Paolini
    Perhaps not one religion contains all of the truth of the world. Perhaps every religion contains fragments of the truth, and it is our responsibility to identify those fragments and piece them together.
    — Christopher Paolini
    I always say, better ask forgiveness than permission.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: forgiveness 
     
    It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this books survives, his ideas live.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: men  people  live  book  ideas 
     
    The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: enemies  enemy 
     
    Without fear there cannot be courage.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: fear  courage 
     
    People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: people 
     
    Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: world  attention  fools 
     
    Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: book 
     
    Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and never shall. There is only now.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: fear  live  future  past  present 
     
    Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.
    — Christopher Paolini
    You cannot learn what you are made of if you rely on anyone or anything else to help you.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: help  learn 
     
    Sometimes there are no answers.
    — Christopher Paolini
    Are not all religions strange to those who stand outside of them?
    — Christopher Paolini
    What is the worth of anything we do? The worth is in the act. Your worth halts when you surrender the will to change and experience life
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: experience  worth 
     
    Whatever you do, protect those you care for. Without them, life is more miserable than you can imagine.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: care  imagine 
     
    Life is pain… anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something
    — Christopher Paolini
    When someone refuses to tell me a certain piece of information, it only makes me that much more determined to find out the truth. I hate being ignorant. For me, a question unanswered is like a thorn in my side
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: truth  hate  questions 
     
    I didn't think I would ever meet a noble who wasn't corrupt. Now that I have, I find that I prefer them when they're greedy bastards. (Brom to Eragon)
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: noble  corrupt 
     
    Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity.
    — Christopher Paolini
    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
    tags: hurt  impossible 
     
    From now on you're going to have to think. There's a reason why we're born with brains in our heads, not rocks.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: brain 
     
    It is foolish to conjure up woe where none exists.
    — Christopher Paolini
    It is a better world. A place where we ate responsible for our actions, where we can be kind to one another because we want to and becauseit is the right thing to do instead of being frightened into behaving by the threat of divine punishment.
    — Christopher Paolini
    The deeds of the children are a testament to the upbringing they received from their parents.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: children  child  parent 
     
    The monsters of the mind are far worse than those that actually exist.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: mind 
     
    Pain is pain. It needs no description.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: pain 
     
    Death is part of who we are. It guides us. It shapes us. It drives us to madness. Can you still be human if you have no mortal end
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: death  human  madness 
     
    The whole of the world could be deduced from the smallest grain of sand, if one studied it closely enough.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: world 
     
    I know what we do is right but right doesn't always mean easy.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: right 
     
    The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can't.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: hate  emotion 
     
    Whatever you make, base it upon that which is most important to you. Only then will it have depth and meaning, and only then will it resonate with others.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: meaning 
     
    A negative outlook is more of a handicap than any physical injury.
    — Christopher Paolini
    It got so that when he closed his eyes, letters and words danced in his mind. He thought of little else during that time.
    — Christopher Paolini
    tags: time  thoughts  eyes  mind 
     
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    christopher paolini
    Birth    : November 17, 1983
    Occupation  : Author