Lev Grossman Quotes.

11. "You’re all so obsessed with other worlds, you’re so convinced that this one is crap and everywhere else is great, but you’ve never bothered to figure out what’s going on here!"
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

12. "Careful what you hunt, lest you catch it."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

13. "Maybe this was one of those times when being a hero didn’t involve looking particularly brave. It was just doing what you should."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

14. "Quentin had an obsolete sailing ship that had been raised from the dead. He had psychotically effective swordsman and an enigmatic witch-queen. It wasn't the Fellowship of the Ring, but then again he wasn't trying to save the world from Sauron, he was trying to perform a tax audit on a bunch of hick islanders…"
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

15. "Being a hero, the man had observed, is largely a matter of knowing one’s cues."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

16. "A big silvery janitor. Penny, this can’t be how the universe works. In the Order we call it ‘inverse profundity.’ We’ve observed it in any number of cases. The deeper you go into the cosmic mysteries, the less interesting everything gets."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

17. "Julia would do anything to make the time pass. She killed time, murdered it, massacred it and hid the bodies. She threw her days in bunches onto the bonfire with both hands and watched them go up in fragrant smoke. It wasn’t easy. Sometimes it felt like the hours had ground to a halt. They fought her as they passed, one after the other, like stubborn stools."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

18. "Sometimes you just have to do things, Quentin, Julia said, as he climbed on board after her. You spend too much of your time waiting."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

19. "It was strange to be naked in front of anybody. It was like that cold water out there in the bay: scary, you didn’t think you could stand it, but then you plunged in and pretty soon you got used to it. There was enough hiding in life. Sometimes you just wanted to show somebody your tits."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

20. "Sometimes he wasn’t sure if he was in love with Julia or just that he wanted to be in love with her, because it would be so comforting, such a relief, to be in love with her. It seemed like such a good idea. Was there really that big of a difference?"
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

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