Percy Jackson is an eighteen-year-old Greek demigod, son of Poseidon and Sally Jackson and the main character in Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” series.
He is also central in the sequel series “The Heroes of Olympus” and “The Trials of Apollo.”
Additionally, Percy narrates in “Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods” and “Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes.”
He has appeared in crossover stories of the “Demigods and Magicians” collection. Logan Lerman portrayed him in films, Chris McCarrell in the musical and Walker Scobell is set for a Disney+ TV adaptation.
The character was conceived when Riordan created stories for his son, Haley, who has ADHD and dyslexia and was studying Greek mythology.
Percy’s character embodies some of Haley’s experiences and traits and Riordan’s sense of humor.
Here is a best collection of quotes from Percy Jackson.
Percy Jackson Quotes
Names have power. ~ Percy Jackson.
Does truth have a moral? ~ Percy Jackson.
It’s useless to lecture a human. ~ Percy Jackson.
Humans see what they want to see. ~ Percy Jackson.
Tell the sun and stars hello for me. ~ Percy Jackson.
The sea does not like to be restrained. ~ Percy Jackson.
Great Percy Jackson Quotes
Suspecting and knowing are not the same. ~ Percy Jackson.
The real world is where the monsters are. ~ Percy Jackson.
Don’t feel bad, I’m usually about to die. ~ Percy Jackson.
Sugar and caffeine. My willpower crumbled. ~ Percy Jackson.
Life is only precious because it ends, kid. ~ Percy Jackson.
Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes. ~ Percy Jackson.
Delaying death is one of my favorite hobbies ~ Percy Jackson.
Best Percy Jackson Quotes
Almost everything strange washes up near Miami. ~ Percy Jackson.
I gave her my deluxe I’ll-Kill-You-Later stare. ~ Percy Jackson.
It takes strength and courage to admit the truth. ~ Percy Jackson.
You must forge your own path for it to mean anything. ~ Percy Jackson.
Sometimes mortals can be more horrible than monsters. ~ Percy Jackson.
Where’s the glory in repeating what others have done? ~ Percy Jackson.
Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing. ~ Percy Jackson.
Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say. ~ Percy Jackson.
Famous Percy Jackson Quotes
Survive first. Figure out crayon drawing of destiny later. ~ Percy Jackson.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all. ~ Percy Jackson.
There is always a way out for those clever enough to find it. ~ Percy Jackson.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself. ~ Percy Jackson.
With great power…comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later. ~ Percy Jackson.
Deadlines just aren’t real to me until I’m staring one in the face. ~ Percy Jackson.
I felt like one of Apollo’s sacred cows- slow, dumb, and bright red. ~ Percy Jackson.
It’s hard to enjoy practical jokes when your whole life feels like one. ~ Percy Jackson.
No one can hate you with more intensity than someone who used to love you. ~ Percy Jackson.
Top Percy Jackson Quotes
But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword. ~ Percy Jackson.
Getting something and having the wits to use it…those are two different things. ~ Percy Jackson.
Lots of death, huh? Personally, I’m trying to avoid lots of death, but you guys have fun! ~ Percy Jackson.
It’s funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality. ~ Percy Jackson.
What I did next was so impulsive and dangerous I should’ve been named ADHD poster child of the year. ~ Percy Jackson.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can’t be fixed. ~ Percy Jackson.
What about a compromise? I’ll kill them first, and if it turns out they were friendly, I’ll apologize. ~ Percy Jackson.
Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong. ~ Percy Jackson.
But magic is neither good nor evil. It is a tool, like a knife. Is a knife evil? Only if the wielder is evil. ~ Percy Jackson.
Powerful Percy Jackson Quotes
You deal with mythological stuff for a few years, you learn that paradises are usually places where you get killed. ~ Percy Jackson.
Being a hero doesn’t mean you’re invincible. It just means that you’re brave enough to stand up and do what’s needed. ~ Percy Jackson.
Young people don’t always do what they’re told, but if they can pull it off and do something wonderful, sometimes they escape punishment. ~ Percy Jackson.
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search. ~ Percy Jackson.
I love New York. You can pop out of the Underworld in Central Park, hail a taxi, head down Fifth Avenue with a giant hellhound loping behind you, and nobody even looks at you funny. ~ Percy Jackson.
Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum. ~ Percy Jackson.
She looked at me like she was drinking in the fact that I was still here. And I realized I was doing the same thing. The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive. ~ Percy Jackson.