Our origins don’t define us. It’s what we do with what we have.
A bad hand can be your greatest weapon. Sometimes, when there is no hope, it can allow you to bluff magnificently.
With every child’s nightmare, there is an element of truth.
When I am frightened, I shall master my fear.[repeated line]
What I’m best at… cause some chaos.[Roger Parslow: What will you do?]
Oh, such a shame. There always has to be a “but” attached to a compliment.
If you can remove someone’s soul, you can do anything.
Your choice in women is almost as bad as your choice in bears.[Lord Asriel: Do you know who your mother is?]
You don’t come from nothing, Lyra. You’re the product of something extraordinary.
We could take this universe apart and put it back together again.[to Marisa]
The clothes you wear determine the way people see you.
Sometimes you’ve got to have dreams.[Roger Parslow: You are aware that I work here, right? And you’re pretty much stuck here because we’re orphans and both of us have no money.]