Butterfly: Your name is a golden bell hung in my heart. I would break my body to pieces to call you once by your name.
Butterfly: No, no, listen. Don't listen to me, listen.
The Unicorn: I have forgotten that men cannot see Unicorns. If men no longer know what they're looking at, there may be other unicorns in the world yet, unknown. I'm glad of it.
The Unicorn: Who am I? Why am I here? What is it that I'm searching for in this strange place, day after day?
The Unicorn: Never run from anything immortal; it only attracts their attention.
Schmendrick: Oh, she should never have meddled with a real harpy! Or a real unicorn for that matter. Because the truth melts her magic, always.
Schmendrick: I know you. If I were blind I'd know what you are.
magic chose the shape, not I. I am a bearer, I am a dwelling, I
am a messenger...
Molly: You are an idiot!
Schmendrick: I can't do this very much longer. He had me juggling teacups all night long. Teacups! With tea in them!
Schmendrick: Don't cry. If you have become human enough to cry, then all the magic in the world cannot change you back.
Schmendrick: There are no happy endings because nothing ends.
Schmendrick: Be rary of wousing a rizard's wrath - rousing a rizard's - Be wary of making a magician angry!
Schmendrick: She will remember your heart when men are fairy tales in books written by rabbits. Of all unicorns, she is the only one who knows what regret is - and love.
Schmendrick: Oh god, I'm engaged to a douglas fir!
The Tree: There is no immortality but a tree's love.
Molly: What is the use of wizardry if it cannot save a unicorn?
Schmendrick: That is what heroes are for.
Mommy Fortuna: Oh she'll kill me one day or another. But she will remember forever that I caught her, and I held her prisoner. So there's my immortality, hey?
Haggard: You may come and go as you please. My secrets guard themselves. Will yours do the same?
The Cat: No cat out of its first fur was ever deceived by appearances, unlike human beings, who seem to enjoy it.
The Cat: No cat anywhere ever gave anyone a straight answer.
Prince Lir: Heroes know that things must happen when it is time for them to happen. A quest may not simply be abandoned; unicorns may go unrescued for a long time, but not forever; a happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story.
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