Tricksters Quotes

Tricksters Quotes by Tite Kubo, DJ Spooky, Christopher Paolini, Malcolm X, Derek Tangye, Manfred von Richthofen and many others.

i am a trickster who doesn't know solitude

i am a trickster who doesn’t know solitude
Tite Kubo
I like the idea of it as a trickster motif. You know like you’re kind of just messing around with people’s memories of songs.
DJ Spooky
The trickster, the riddler, the keeper of balance, he of the many faces who finds life in death and who fears no evil; he who walks through doors.
Christopher Paolini
The white man is going to keep you integration-minded Negroes cooped up here in America, and when you discover that the white man is a trickster, a devil, that he has no intentions of integrating, then you Negroes will run wild.
Malcolm X
The art of a news reporter is to learn how to lull a victim, because all good reporters are confidence tricksters in embryo.
Derek Tangye
Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring.
Manfred von Richthofen
Trickster, love will be the end of you.
Michael Buckley
The trickster’s function is to break taboos, create mischief, stir things up. In the end, the trickster gives people what they really want, some sort of freedom.
Tom Robbins
I am not times fool, nor a god hardened by the millennia; I am not the trickster in the black cape nor the sorrowful wanderer. I have a conscience. I know right from wrong I know what I do and yes, I do it. I am the Vampire Lestat. That’s your answer do with it as you will.
Anne Rice
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
H. L. Mencken
And I think it’s because good cons are all based on the victim’s need, and the successful con artist is the one, I guess, who can exploit that. I remember reading something about this, that one of the great traits of confidence tricksters is the level that they flatter their victim.
Alfred Molina
The inscrutability [of economics] is perhaps not unintentional. It gives endless employment to dialecticians who otherwise might become public charges or, at very worst, swindlers and tricksters.
Jack Vance
The future is a trickster rabbit, full of surprises. Only the past is predictable. -Bobby Goodspeed
James Howe
…but the tale itself is a trickster and doesn’t hesitate to lie. It is anachronistic with a vengeance. It emerges always and everywhere, overt or disguised, pureblood or hybrid, and healthy as sin.
Gregory Maguire
All gods are tricksters, and war gods worst of any.
Janet Morris
Nature conceals her secrets because she is sublime, not because she is a trickster.
Albert Einstein
Failure is a trickster with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It takes great delight in tripping one when success is almost within reach.
Napoleon Hill
Rage was sometimes a useful ally in the heat of a fight, but it was a trickster. It made everything seem possible.
Jonathan Maberry
Think of brilliant trickster Vik Muniz as the offspring of Man Ray and Jacques Henri Lartigue, combining the former’s relentless experimentation, the latter’s effortless wit, and their mutual inventiveness in work that defies category.
Vince Aletti
Memory is, of course, a trickster.
Frances Mayes