Drizzt Do Urden Quotes
Change is not always growth, but growth is often rooted in change.
“Only there, where virtue sits as judge, are heroes born.”
“You view the gods as entities without,” Montolio tried to explain. “You see them as physical beings trying to control our actions for their own ends, and thus you, in your stubborn independance, reject them. The gods are within, I say, whether one has named his own or not. You have followed Mielikki all your life, Drizzt. You merely never had a name to put on your heart.”
“…and a third had died in his bunk of natural causes– for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one’s life”
“This is the way of the world, but is is not the only way.”
“Those who rely on certainties are certain to be disappointed”
Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in all the world equal. Opportunitty should be equal, must be equal, but achievement must remain individual. – Drizzt Do’Urden
Change is not always growth, but growth is often rooted in change. Drizzt Do’Urden
Station is the paradox of the world of my people, the limitation of our power within the hunger for power. It is gained through treachery and invites treachery against those who gain it. Those most powerful in Menzoberranzan spend their days watching over their shoulders, defending against the daggers that would find their backs. Their deaths usually come from the front.” -Drizzt Do’Urden
First blood is mine. Last blood counts for more. –Artemis Entreri and Drizzt Do’Urden
How many people long for that “past, simpler, and better world,” I wonder, without ever recognizing the truth that perhaps it was they who were simpler and better, and not the world about them?
But what of faith? What of fidelity and loyalty? Complete trust? Faith is not granted by tangible proof. It comes from the heart and the soul. If a person needs proof of god’s existence, then the very notion of spirituality is diminished into sensuality and we have reduced what is holy into what is logical.-Drizzt Do’urden
There is no pain greater than this; not the cut of a jagged-edged dagger nor the fire of a dragon’s breath. Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, before you truly have learned of its value.
The parry is wrong.” – Drizzt Do’Urden
“The gods of the realms are many and varied — or they are the many and varied names and identities tagged onto the same being. I know not — and care not — which.”
“What is it about your race that none of you can seem to properly weigh your own value? Every human seems to think more of herself than she should, or less of herself than is sensible!”
Loss of empathy might well be the most enduring and deep-cutting scar of all, the silent blade of an unseen emey, tearing at our hearts and stealing more than our strength- Drizzt Do’Urden
Drizzt Do’Urden had followed a line of precepts based upon discipline and ultimate optimism. He fought for a better world because he believed that a better world could and would be made. He had never held any illusions that he would change the world, of course, or even a substantial portion of it, but he always held strongly that fighting to better just his own little pocket of the world was a worthwhile cause.
I will always love you Drizzt Do’Urden my life was full and without regret because I knew you and was completed by you. Sleep well, my love.