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Quote of the Day

What is your favorite Dragonlance quote? Perhaps it's the moment of the final battle between Raistlin and Fistandantilus, or some pearl of wisdom in the befuddled wizard Fizban's arguments with a gold dragon.

We've compiled 365 quotes with help from all of you, and we show a new one on the site's home page every day of the year. If you missed a quote, you can view the quotes from last week in the list below.

Wednesday, August 23

"Here's to trying... Rhymes with dying."
  —Sir Markham, Test of the Twins

Tuesday, August 22

"Trouble borrowed will be paid back with intrest compounded on sorrow."
  —Tanis Half-Elven, Dragons of Winter Night

Monday, August 21

"Will you throw all you have aside for one who chose, long ago, to walk the paths of night?"
  —Lord Soth, Test of the Twins

Sunday, August 20

"Elven wanderer, turn from your course and leave the dwarf behind. We are the spirits of those poor souls Flint Fireforge left on the barroom floor. Did we die in combat? No! We died of shame, cursed by the ghost of the grape for not being able to outdrink a hill dwarf."
  —Tasslehoff Burrfoot, Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Saturday, August 19

"Time is a great flowing river, vaster and wider than any river we know. Throw a pebble into the rushing water—does the water suddenly stop? Does it begin to flow backward? Does it turn in its course and flow another direction? Of course not! The pebble creates a few ripples on the surface, perhaps, but then it sinks. The river flows onward, as it has ever done."
  —Par-Salian, Time of the Twins

Friday, August 18

"No. Only dreamers fight to the death. There are only a handful of such fools in the world. All others surrender and hope they will not be beaten too often by their new masters."
  —Vinas Solamnus, Vinas Solamnus

Thursday, August 17

"Why the beard? You were ugly enough."
  —Flint Fireforge, Dragons of Autumn Twilight