“You'd be surprised what people will believe. Usually, the bigger and the more improbable the lie, the more willing they are to believe it.”
“Would you trust him with your life, Halt?" Gilan interrupted, and Halt looked up at him. "Yes," he said quietly. Gilan patted his shoulder once more. "Then trust him with his own," he said simply.”
“How can you stay so calm?" "It helps if you're terrified.”
“So this was about you saving somebody, huh? Yeah, well, let me ask you something, Super Hero... Who’s gonna save you?”
“'Mechanica. I was surprised by how fond I'd become of the name. It has a certain cadence, a clicking rhythm that reminded me of gears turning. I wondered when I'd come to like it so. ”
“Never give up because, if an opportunity arises, you have to be ready to take it. Don’t give up,”
“'He's around the twist,' said Azalea. 'Breaking all the windows? He's mad.' 'Ah, no,' said the King. 'It's only madness if you actually do it. If you want to break all the windows in the house and drown yourself in a bucket but don't actually do it, well, that's love.”
"Self-doubt is a disease. And if it gets out of control, it becomes self-fulfilling.”
"The superstitious villagers believed that Rangers practiced a form of magic that made them invisible to ordinary people. Will wasn’t sure if he believed that—but he wasn’t sure he disbelieved it either. "
“Sophie lay down next to him, the crossbow beside her. 'Planning to use that?' 'Only if we’re threatened.' She had a plucky, defiant look on her face that made respect well up inside him. 'Do you know how?' he goaded her. 'Yes, I do.'"