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Quotes from Dungeon Magazine


One of the least known bits about Dungeon Magazine is the quotes that appear somewhere on the table of contents.  Below find a comprehensive list of those quotes and the issues they came from:


#79 - "The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." -- Lao Tzu

#78 - "Come not between the dragon and his wrath." -- William Shakespeare, King Lear

#77 - "When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain and you Think of Things, you sometimes find that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it." -- A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

#76 - "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." -- Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken

#75 --"The dream of reason produces monster.  Imagination deserted by reason creates impossible, useless thoughts.  Unite with reason, imagination is the mother of all art and the source of all its beauty." -- Fransisco Jose De Goya Y Lucientes

#74 - "Whoever battles with monsters had better see that it does not turn him into a monster." -- Friedrich Nietzsche

#73 - "'You see,' Max explained, 'there's a different kind of dead: there's sort of dead, mostly dead and all dead.  This fella here, he's only sort of dead.'" -- William Goldman, The Princess Bride

#72 - "He saw what must be the White Witch's House...It seemed to be all towers; little towers with long pointed spires on them, sharp as needles.  They looked like huge dunce's caps or sorcerer's caps.  And they shone in the moonlight and their long shadows looked strange in the snow." -- C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

#71 - "The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees.  The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.  The road was a ribbon of moonlight, over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding - riding - riding -- The highwayman came riding up to the old inn door." -- Alfred Noyes, The Highwayman

#69 - "Neither the memory of man nor the annals of the historians reach back for enough to tell us when the first men came up from the sea and built cities on the shore.  But Kull, men were nor always ruled by men." -- Robert E. Howard, The Shadow Kingdom

#68 - "One man's magic is another man's engineering." -- Robert A. Heinlein

#66 - "The human creature is imaginative.  If he sees a tail disappearing over a fence, he imagines the whole beast and usually imagines the wrong beast...Whenever we take a trip into the realms of fancy, we see a good many things that never were." -- Thomas Brackett Reed