12 Inspiring Cressida Cowell Quotes (Free List)

Cressida Cowell quotes are thought-provoking, memorable and inspiring. From views on society and politics to thoughts on love and life, Cressida Cowell has a lot to say. In this list we present the 12 best Cressida Cowell quotes, in no particular order. Let yourself get inspired!

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— Cressida Cowell, How to Break a Dragon’s Heart

And now that its ruby eyes are set into the gold, you cannot see their tear-shape, so they seem to be laughing rather than crying. It is a constant reminder to me of the human ability to create something beautiful even when things are at the darkest.

— Cressida Cowell, How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale

The past haunts the present in more ways than we think. It certainly scares the living daylights out of ME”~ Old Wrinkly

— Cressida Cowell, How to Break a Dragon’s Heart

Sometimes it is only a True Friend who knows what we mean when we try to speak. Somebody who has spent a lot of time with us, and listens carefully to what we are trying to say, and tries to understand.

— Cressida Cowell, How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse

I wanted to be a King who would found a New World, not in some misty country far across the seas, but right here, right now, at home.

— Cressida Cowell

For a Hero cannot triumph all the time. Sometimes he will be defeated, and how he faces that defeat is a test of his character.

— Cressida Cowell, How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword

Please do not blame the story.The story cannot help itself. We do not realize it at the time, but sometimes the story we are all a part of is not just a story about Vikings and islands and dragons. It is a story about growing up.And one of the things about growing up, one of the inescapable, inevitable laws, is that one day…One day… one day… It is going to happen. I am sorry, but it’s true.

— Cressida Cowell, How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword

I have never cared for castles or a crown that grips too tight, Let the night sky be my starry roof and the moon my only light, My heart was born a Hero, My storm-bound sword won’t rest, I left this harbour long ago on a never-ending quest.I am off to the horizon, Where the wild wind blows the foam, Come get lost with me, love, And the sea shall be our home.

— Cressida Cowell, How to Break a Dragon’s Heart

History is a set of repeating circles, like the tide. The wind does blow through the ruins of tomorrow. But it is more a question of two steps forward, one step back. Humans and dragons make the same mistakes, again and again, but things do get better over time

— Cressida Cowell

That is a terrible plan.””Hiccup’s plans are always t-terrible.””Hey! You’re still here, aren’t you?

— Cressida Cowell, How to Speak Dragonese

But how can we know that dragons did not exist? We have never actually BEEN to the Dark Ages.

— Cressida Cowell, A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons

Are you the stuff that hero’s are made of? Or are you a jellyfish in a skirt?

— Cressida Cowell, How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword

Because: Love Never Dies, What is Within is More Important than What is Without, The Best is Not Always the Most Obvious and Once You’ve Loved Truly, Thor, then You Know the Way

— Cressida Cowell, How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury