Dragon Quotes and Sayings

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Dragons are mythical creatures that have appeared in countless stories and legends. Across many different cultures, these fierce monsters have fueled epic adventures, either as powerful allies or as formidable foes.

Listed below are some of the most famous quotes and saying about dragons. May these be an inspiration to continue your journey with the determination of a dragon 🐉 or the source of a good laughter 😄!

Quotes about Dragons

"Noble dragons don't have friends. The closest thing they can get is an enemy who is still alive."
― Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!

"Come not between the dragon, and his wrath."
― William Shakespeare, King Lear

"If the skies were able to dream, they would dream of dragons."
― Ilona Andrews, Fate's Edge

"An adventure isn't worth telling if there aren’t any dragons in it."
― Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance

"The hunger of dragons is slow to wake, but hard to sate."
― Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea

"Here are dragons to be slain, here are riches to be gain; And if we perish in the seeking, how small a thing is death!"
― Dorothy L. Sayers, Catholic Tales and Christian Songs

"People who do not believe in the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons."
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind

"Everyone wants to live in a fairy tale, but don’t forget there are dragons in those stories."
― R. Queen, Darkchylde

"No, I wouldn't want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery or faith."
― R. A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver

Chinese Dragon Quotes and Sayings 🇨🇳

"There is not enough room for two dragons in one pond."

"If you ignore the dragon, it will eat you. If you defy the dragon it will overpower you. But if you ride the dragon, you will take advantage of its strength and power."

"In shallow holes, moles make fools of dragons."

"Better to sit all night than to go to bed with a dragon."

"Sometimes life can be as bitter as dragon tears. But whether dragon tears are bitter or sweet depends entirely on how each person chooses to perceive them."

"A dragon stranded in shallow water is an amusement to the shrimps."

"Dragons teach us that if we want to climb high we have to do it against the wind."

Funny Dragon Quotes 😊

"Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and good with ketchup."
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, Dragonswan

"You should never engage a dragon in conversation as they are inveterate liars and masters of deception, though if you're actually talking to a dragon, you're most likely toast anyway."
― John Stephens, The Fire Chronicle

"Always speak politely to an enraged dragon."
― Steven Brust, Jhereg

"Oh well, what's life without a few dragons?"
― Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

"How much do you know about dragons?"
"They're big, scaly, four-legged creatures with wings who terrorized villages until a virgin was offered as a sacrifice."
He smiled again. "I do miss the virgins."
― Katie MacAlister, You Slay Me

"Here be dragons."
 A medieval map maker’s warning

"I merely chewed in self-defense, but I never swallowed."
― Draco, DragonHeart

Inspirational Dragon Quotes 💪

"Confidence is similar to a dragon: for every head cut off, two more heads grow back."
― Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

"Our biggest fears are like dragons, guarding our deepest treasures."
― Rainer Maria Rilke

"A dragon's heart burns fiercely, even in the face of evil."
― S. G. Rogers, Jon Hansen & the Dragon Clan of Yden

Dragon Wisdom Quotes 💭

"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"
― John Lennon

"He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

"A life fueled by passions is like riding on the back of a dragon."
― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun

Dragon Quotes from 'Game of Thrones'

"The brave men did not kill dragons. The brave men rode them."
— Viserys Targaryen

"And what lesson can we draw from Volantene history?"
"If you want to conquer the world, you best have dragons."
― George R. R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

"He [Viserys] was no dragon. Fire cannot kill a dragon."
― Daenerys Targaryen

"Death comes out of the dragon's mouth."
― George R. R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

"A toad grows wings and thinks he's a bloody dragon."
― George R. R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

"What do dragons eat, anyway?"
"Whatever they want."
― Daenerys Targaryen to Sansa Stark

Wanna find out what dragons really eat? Here's a complete article about dragon eating habits!

Tolkien Dragon Quotes

"Never laugh at live dragons."
― J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

"So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings."
― J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

"I desired dragons with a profound desire. Of course, I in my timid body did not wish to have them in the neighborhood. But the world that contained even the imagination of Fafnir was richer and more beautiful, at whatever the cost of peril."
― J. R. R. Tolkien, On Fairy-Stories

"It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him."
― J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

 

Now that was only a small selection of quotes. If your favorite dragon quote is missing, feel free to let us know in the comment section below!


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