The Magician King Quotes.

21. "She knew she was obsessed, but it was turning out that she was the kind of person who needed to be obsessed with something, and she could have done a lot worse."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

22. "You’re saying the gods don’t have free will. The power to make mistakes, Penny said. Only we have that. Mortals."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

23. "She had never expected anything special to just happen to her. Her plan for life was to get out there and make special things happen, which was a much more sensible plan from a probability point of view."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

24. "Forget everything you ordinarily associate with religious study. Strip away all the reverence and the awe and the art and the philosophy of it. Treat the subject coldly. Imagine yourself to be a theologist, but a special kind of theologist, one who studies gods the way an entomologist studies insects. Take as your dataset the entirety of world mythology and treat it as a collection of field observations and statistics pertaining to a hypothetical species: the god. Proceed from there."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

25. "It's true," Eliot said. "Statistically, historically, and however else you want to look at it, you are almost never right. A monkey making life decisions based on its horoscope in USA Today would be right more often than you. But in this case, yes, you were right. Don't spoil it."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

26. "In one huge leather-gloved fist Jollyby held up a large, madly kicking hare by its ears. 'Son of a bitch,' Dauntless said. 'He caught it.' Dauntless was a talking horse. She just didn't talk much."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

27. "What makes you think what happened to you on Earth wasn't an adventure?"
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

28. "When she looked back the whole thing had a queer, unreal feeling to it, but then again you often get a queer, unreal feeling when you stay up till four and get up at seven."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

29. "A key part of successfully being Julia, it seemed, was not giving a shit if you looked weird."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

30. "He would lose whatever he had to lose, if that’s what it took to win."
- Lev Grossman, The Magician King

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