Noyan Dar was a lullmage, a mage who was able to calm Zendikar's ferocious roil.
Then the Eldrazi arose on Zendikar. After many years as a lullmage, Noyan Dar turned his talents from allaying Zendikar's fury to the considerably easier task of rousing it.
"There's a hole in your plan." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Spell Pierce)
"Life is a maze. This is one of its dead ends." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Mindbreak Trap)
"It's so cute when it's sleeping, isn't it? Actually, it's still as abhorrent as ever, but at least it's not trying to kill us." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Narcolepsy)
"Quiet now, you dreadful vermin." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem roilmage (Dampening Pulse)
"Do you see? All of Tazeem strains at its tether." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem roilmage (Wave-Wing Elemental)
"Somehow it warps the Aether. It brings a strange weight, a blockade in the flow of spellcraft." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Lodestone Golem)
"That would have brought shame to you as a mage. Tell you what -I'll keep your secret." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Deprive)
"Every primitive mind has a motive. Easy to find, and eminently exploitable." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage
"Why fight the body when you can dominate the mind that rules it?" -Jace Beleren
"The mind: a great weapon and an even greater weakness." -Jace Beleren (Mind Control)
"To distract an archmage would take incredible power. But for a simpleton, something sparkly will do." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage
The first spell taught to young mages, it has spared the lives of many whose hands are too small to hold a sword. (Fleeting Distraction)
"You trust in the shadows of a breeze." -Noyan Dar, Tazeem lullmage (Dismiss into Dream)