Ian Tregillis’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Ian Tregillis Quotes 

Ian Tregillis, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Ian Tregillis quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Ian Tregillis’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Ian Tregillis made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Christ on a pus-dripping syphilitic camel,”
― Ian Tregillis, The Rising

 “The clockwork men and women fated to maneuver the oars twenty-four hours per day until the ship reached its destination had turned their silent voices to song as they bent their backs to row. They sang not in any human language but in the secret language of the mechanicals. A shanty sung in the click-tick-click of clockwork bodies, the crash of tapped feet, the clatter of metal hands gripping banded wooden spars.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

“After spitting a long dark stream of tobacco through the crenelle he shouted, “You short-dicked baboons are making the Blessed Virgin cry! Haven’t you shitlickers ever heard of foreplay? Fucking Christ, be gentle with that bastard. This isn’t some dockside whore you’re paying by the minute, you fools!” Seeing that his gentle encouragements had delivered the intended effect, the sergeant returned to his knitting.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

 “Enochian was the wail of dying stars, the whisper of galaxies winging through the void, the gurgle of primordial oceans, the crackle of a cooling planet,
the thunder of creation. And beneath it all , a simmering undercurrent of malevolence.”
― Ian Tregillis, Bitter Seeds

 “Then she rooted around until she found the bathroom medicine cabinet. It used to contain a bottle of aspirin. Now it contained her scream from the time she was bitten by a llama at a roadside petting zoo in Manitoba.”
― Ian Tregillis, Something More Than Night

 “Clakkers carried complex geasa by dint of alchemy; humans carried heavy obligations, too, but called them culture. Society.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

“Oh, for crying out loud,” she said. “Were you fools any more chivalrous I’d surely swoon on the spot and damage my uterus.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

 “The prosperity achieved through slavery had a way of blinding men’s hearts to the evil of their own hands.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

“humans carried heavy obligations, too, but called them culture. Society.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

“You greasy shit stain on a diseased elk’s warty asshole.”
― Ian Tregillis, The Mechanical

10 Famous Quotes by Author Ian Tregillis

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Ian Tregillis quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Ian Tregillis quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Ian Tregillis. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Ian Tregillis quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Ian Tregillis Quote 

“Wait,” he said. “Before we leave, can I, um, can I see what you really look like now?”

“Doofus. I look like your sister.”

“I know. But there’s more now. Right?”

It was a fair question. She said, “Okay. But you have to promise not to freak out. Just remember I’m still me, regardless of what it might look like.”

“I promise.”

And so it was there, in the reimagined and reconstructed memory of the kitchen she once shared with Ria, that Molly set aside her human form and showed her brother what she had become. The transition went more smoothly than it had in Bayliss’s hotel room. She dialed it back when Martin flinched and shielded his eyes.

“Are you okay?” she asked, momentarily consumed with a vision of bloody tears streaking Bayliss’s face.

“Oh, Moll,” said Martin. He was crying. Not blood, though. “They turned you into starlight.”
― Ian Tregillis, Something More Than Night

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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