65 Dragon Quotes On Success In Life

These dragon quotes will inspire you. A dragon is a large, serpentine, legendary creature that appears in the folklore of many cultures worldwide.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dragon quotes, dragon sayings, and dragon proverbs.

Best Dragon Quotes

  1. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  2. “People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  3. “When someone criticizes or disagrees with you, a small ant of hatred and antagonism is born in your heart. If you do not squash that ant at once, it might grow into a snake or even a dragon.” ~ Rumi
  4. “If you can’t take the heat, don’t tickle the dragon.” ~ Scott Fahlman

  5. “Fairy tales are more than true.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. “But it is one thing to read about dragons and another to meet them.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  7. “You have nice manners for a thief and a liar,” said the dragon.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  8. “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations if you live near him.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  9. “Come not between the dragon and his wrath.” ~ William Shakespeare

  10. “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
  11. “No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  12. “Good and evil are a great deal more complex than a princess and a dragon . . . is not the dragon the hero of his own story?” ~ Erin Morgenstern
  13. “Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. “Our deepest fears are like dragons, guarding our deepest treasure.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

  15. “If you don’t believe in dragons,
    It is curiously true
    That the dragons you disparage
    Choose to not believe in you.” ~ Jack Prelutsky
  16. “We’re our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.” ~ Tom Robbins
  17. “It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  18. “Americans are hidden dragons to me.” ~ Ang Lee

  19. “No sooner had Jesus knocked over the dragon of superstition than Paul boldly set it on its legs again in the name of Jesus.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  20. “The librarian of today, and it will be true still more of the librarians of tomorrow, are not fiery dragons interposed between the people and the books. They are useful public servants, who manage libraries in the interest of the public . . . Many still think that a great reader, or a writer of books, will make an excellent librarian. This is pure fallacy.” ~ William Osler
  21. “This of course is the way to talk to dragons, if you don’t want to reveal your proper name which is wise, and don’t want to infuriate them by a flat refusal which is also very wise. No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time to trying to understand it.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  22. “She hurried at his words, beset with fears, For there were sleeping dragons all around.” ~ John Keats

  23. “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 F√°fnir was richer and more beautiful, at whatever the cost of peril.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. “Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  25. “Here be dragons to be slain, here be rich rewards to gain; If we perish in the seeking, why, how small a thing is death!” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers
  26. “The Scorpion connects with the Serpent through the Dragon.” ~ Dion Fortune

  27. “We all have one, in one form or another. To me, this dragon is both the wild nature of ourselves and our conscience in his embodiment of the Old Code ethical behavior and morality. At the same time, he’s our unconscious, the place from which our dreams arise. I just spoke my lines to the dragon within me.” ~ Dennis Quaid
  28. “Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  29. “They were strange books. They spoke about mercury, salt, dragons, and kings, and he didn’t understand any of it.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  30. “Never laugh at live dragons.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  31. “When you read you can have every adventure. In the pages of a book you can be anyone you ever dreamed of being… They can never tell you you’re too young to slay the dragon — because it all happens right here, where it’s safe.” ~ Janette Oke
  32. “I remember when we were doing the first Dragon’s Lair, I got really involved with coming up with all the little rooms and what was the danger in the room and going into it with bats and spiders and snakes.” ~ Don Bluth
  33. “I am a comic writer, which means I get to slay the dragons, and shoot the bull.” ~ Rita Mae Brown
  34. “I’m also very pleased that we were able to include a full orchestrated score for Dragon’s Lair 3D. The 40 different music pieces blend with the action to make you feel more a part of the whole adventure.” ~ Don Bluth
  35. “Dragon’s Lair 3D is about as close as you can come to controlling an animated feature film.” ~ Don Bluth

  36. “Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire, and it screamed. It’s a game! The magic spells in it are as real as the gold. Try retiring on that stuff.” ~ Gary Gygax
  37. “The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.” ~ Charles Dickens
  38. “And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider.” ~ Cornelia Funke
  39. “Stress is an important dragon to slay – or at least tame – in your life.” ~ Marilu Henner

  40. “I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular-season games. And six games I played tailback and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That’s when I knew I had some athletic ability.” ~ LeBron James
  41. “You can use martial arts to tell a different story. Ang Lee used martial arts in ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ to talk about love.” ~ Jet Li
  42. “Take it from a guy: If you’re in love with somebody, you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain, you will slay the dragon. You’re going to get to her somehow, some way.” ~ Phil McGraw
  43. “There were dragons to slay in the old days. Nixon was a good dragon.” ~ Pat Oliphant

  44. “A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man pushing a button that releases a bomb.” ~ W. H. Auden
  45. “I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it’s very character-driven.” ~ Emily Watson
  46. “The puppet characters were combinations of people I had known and to some degree aspects of my own personality. Weird was based on someone I knew in Chicago. Dirty Dragon was based on a good friend I had in Indianapolis.” ~ William Jackson
  47. “I desired dragons with a profound desire.” ~ C. S. Lewis

  48. “After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon.” ~ Dino De Laurentiis
  49. “My first figure was a SLAYER eagle. And the dragons and the tribals are all I have got.” ~ Kerry King
  50. “People have freaked out when I tell them that my dragons are scientifically based… what else can you call a genetically engineered life form?” ~ Anne McCaffrey , Dragon quotes about life
  51. “Speak politely to an enraged dragon.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  52. “The heart of Dragon’s Lair has always been its compelling story. With Dragon’s Lair 3D, we think the team has really created an interactive animated movie.” ~ Don Bluth
  53. “Always speak politely to an enraged Dragon.” ~ Steven Brust
  54. “When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out.” ~ Ho Chi Minh
  55. “The hunger of a dragon is slow to wake but hard to sate.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  56. “It never does to leave a live Dragon out of the equation.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

  57. “For fantasy is true, of course. It isn’t factual, but it is true. Children know that. Adults know it too, and that is precisely why many of them are afraid of fantasy. They know that its truth challenges, even threatens, all that is false, all that is phony, unnecessary, and trivial in the life they have let themselves be forced into living. They are afraid of dragons because they are afraid of freedom.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  58. “I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the 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
  59. “Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” ~ Alexandre Dumas
  60. “I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.” ~ Cornelia Funke

  61. “O to be a dragon, a symbol of the power of Heaven-of silk-worm size or immense; at times invisible. Felicitous phenomenon!” ~ Marianne Moore
  62. “Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretense of keeping it alive.” ~ Havelock Ellis
  63. “Adult dragons are, astute, powerful, and sure of their strength.” ~ Ciruelo Cabral

  64. “But harder still it has proved to resist and rule the dragon Money, with his paper wings. Chancellors and Boards of Trade, Pitt, Peel, and Robinson, and their parliaments, and their whole generation, adopted false principles, and went to their graves in the belief that they were enriching the country which they were impoverishing.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  65. “I want a big house with a moat and dragons and a fort to keep people out.” ~ Victoria Beckham

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