200+ "Rick Riordan" Quotes And Sayings

Born in San Francisco, California, the young Rick Riordan did not think he would ever be a writer. He was a student at the University of Southern California studying creative writing when he was picked up by a man who asked him to help write a book about Egyptian mythology. Riordan agreed and after completing the book, he was determined to become an author. Riordan's first novel, The Lightning Thief, was published in the fall of 2005 and quickly became an international bestseller Read more

His next two novels were The Sea of Monsters and The Titan's Curse; then came Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files, comprised of three books: The Lost Hero, The Sea of Monsters and The Titan's Curse. What started as an original idea for a children's book series has become one of the most successful book series in history; over thirty million copies have been sold worldwide.

Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and...
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong. Rick Riordan
We're staying together,
We're staying together, " he promised. "You're not getting away from me. Never again. Rick Riordan
The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really...
The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive. Rick Riordan
Afterward, I had the last laugh. I made an air bubble at the bottom of the lake. Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey-when you are the son of Poseidon, you don't have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time. Rick Riordan
They send a person who can never stay, " she whispered. "Who can never accept my offer of companionship for more than a little while. They send me a hero I can't help. . just the sort of person I can't help falling in love with.".. As I sailed into the lake I realized the Fates really were cruel. They sent Calypso someone she couldn't help but love. But it worked both ways. For the rest of my life I would be thinking about her. She would always be my biggest what if. Rick Riordan
Annabeth pressed her lips to Percy’s ear. “I love you.” She wasn’t sure he could hear her–but if they died, she wanted those to be her last words. Rick Riordan
But beauty is about finding the right fit, the most natural fit, To be perfect, you have to feel perfect about yourself --- avoid trying to be something you're not. For a goddess, that's especially hard. We can change so easily.- Aphrodite Rick Riordan
Huh, " Leo said. "Well, if you ever get off this island and want a job, let me know. You're not a total klutz." She smirked. "A job, eh?" Making things in your forge?"" Nah, we could start our own shop, " Leo said, surprising himself. Starting a machine shop had always been one of his dreams, but he'd never told anyone about it. "Leo and Calypso's Garage: Auto Repair and Mechanical Monsters. Rick Riordan
Percy pulled Annabeth close and kissed her..long enough for it to get really awkward for Piper, though she said nothing. She thought about the old rule of Aphrodite's cabin: that to be recognized as a daughter of the love goddess, you had to break someone's heart. Piper had long ago decided to change that rule. Percy and Annabeth were a perfect example of why. You should have to make someone`s heart whole; that was a much better test. Rick Riordan
My point is that love is the most powerful motivator...
My point is that love is the most powerful motivator in the world. It spurs mortals to greatness. Their noblest, bravest acts are done for love. Rick Riordan
Then she did something so unexpected Nico would later think he dreamed it. She walked up to Nico, who was standing to one side in the shadows, as usual. She grabbed his hand and pulled him gently into the firelight. ‘We had one home, ’ she said. ‘Now we have two.’ She gave Nico a big hug and the crowd roared with approval. For once, Nico didn’t feel like pulling away. He buried his face in Reyna’s shoulder and blinked the tears out of his eyes. . Rick Riordan
She held up her calloused, grimy fingers. Leo couldn't help thinking there was nothing hotter than a girl who didn't mind getting her hands dirty. But of course, that was just a general comment. Didn't apply to Calypso. Obviously. Rick Riordan
Love was the most savage monster of all.
Love was the most savage monster of all. Rick Riordan
You promised, Seaweed Brain. We would not get separated! Ever again! ” “You’re impossible! ” “Love you too! Rick Riordan
Love is on every side, and no one's side. Don't...
Love is on every side, and no one's side. Don't ask what Love can do for you. Rick Riordan
Fear can’t be reasoned with. Neither can hate. They’re like love. They’re almost identical emotions. That’s why Ares and Aphrodite like each other. Their twin sons — Fear and Panic — were spawned from both war and love. Rick Riordan
Nico studied his face — his sea-green eyes, his grin, his ruffled black hair. Somehow Percy Jackson seemed like a regular guy now, not a mythical figure. Not someone to idolize or crush on. Rick Riordan
She had to go on this quest. The fate of...
She had to go on this quest. The fate of the world might depend on it. But part of him wanted to say: Forget the world. He didn’t want to be without her. Rick Riordan
Images flashed through his mind. He saw Nico and his sister on a snowy cliff in Maine, Percy Jackson protecting them from a manticore. Percy's sword gleamed in the dark. He'd been the first demigod Nico had ever seen in action. He was Nico's favorite game, Mythomagic, brought to life. Jason saw the moment when Percy returned and told Nico that Bianca was dead. Nico had screamed and called him a liar. He'd felt betrayed, but still.. when the skeleton warriors attacked, he couldn't let them harm Percy. Nico had called on the earth to swallow them up, and then he'd run away- terrified of his own powers, and his own emotions. . Rick Riordan
If my life is going to mean anything, I have...
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself. Rick Riordan