magus Quotes

1. "I am your stone of necessity calling up spirits from rain puddles—your Magus of words"
- Quote by John Geddes

2. "Why did you come if not to murder my king?" "I came to steal his magus." "You can't," said the magus in question. "I can steal anything," Eugenides corrected him, "even with one hand."
- Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen of Attolia

3. "To the pure, all things are pure, Antryg remarked, in Magister Magus’ best soothsayer voice, and to the unimaginative, all things are devilish."
- Barbara Hambly, The Silent Tower

4. "It was a race between the tortoise and the hare, but the tortoise had just enough head start, and he had the magus to drag him along."
- Megan Whalen Turner, The Thief

5. "Welcome, said the magus. Would you like some dried beef, some dried beef, or some dried beef for lunch? Oh, I’ll take stuffed pigeons in sauce, thank you, and some decent wine to drink. None of that cheap stuff, please. The magus handed me an almost empty paper package of dried beef and half of a loaf of bread. Enjoy your meal, he said."
- Megan Whalen Turner, The Thief

6. "Ah," said the magus, understanding at once. "I see that he means to be prepared if he meets him again." "Surely that's unlikely," said Sounis. "I don't think unlikely means to him what it does to the rest of us," said the magus."
- Megan Whalen Turner, A Conspiracy of Kings

7. "The gossip will carry to Attolian spies, who will report to Relius, Attolia's master of spies, and he will carry the news to her." "Her secretary of the archives," murmured the magus. "Hmm?" asked the queen. "Secretary of the archives, Relius. Master of spies is so-" "Accurate?" "Overtly direct," said the magus. Eddis laughed."
- Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen of Attolia

8. "I was not so comfortable with my new authority that I could say 'We eat the chicken now!' but the magus had seen that I was considering it... "My purse is full enough," said the magus, "to keep you supplied with roast chickens." "So, so, so," I said. "We know who the power behind the throne is," and the magus laughed. "You eat more than Gen did after prison," he said. "I have more sympathy with him all the time. Are you going to finish that drumstick?" I asked. "I am. Stop staring at it."
- Megan Whalen Turner, A Conspiracy of Kings

9. "A mark on one arm like the one I bore. Here, in this time, the mark of sorcery, the mark of a magus. The small, homely scar of a smallpox vaccination."
- Diana Gabaldon, Outlander

10. "FAUSTUS. To have fooled the philosopher. MAGUS. One finds, in my profession, sir, the greater the intellect, the more ease in its misdirection. FAUSTUS. One finds the same in mine."
- David Mamet, Faustus

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