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The law is not something holy, son. It's just a reflection of the ideals of those lucky enough to be in charge.


Brandon Sanderson

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She slumped toward the ground, but I grabbed her and heaved her onto my shoulder, then ran down the ...
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By now, it is probably very late at night, and you have stayed up to read this book when you should ...
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You said their prayer – is this the religion you believe in, then?"
„I believe in them all...
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Of all the recruits in his cohort, he had learned the quickest. How to hold the spear, how to stand ...
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An excuse is what you make after the deed is done, while a justification is what you offer before.
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I once saw a spindly man carrying a stone larger than his head upon his back. He stumbled beneath th...
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Are you that afraid of being wrong? One would assume you’d be accustomed to it by now.”
He ...
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How do you do that?” Mennis asked, frowning.
“What?”
“Smile so much.”
“Oh...
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How do you 'accidentally' kill a noble man in his own mansion?"
"With a knife in the chest. Or...
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Frailty, thy name is Alcatraz
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Is human nature to believe that other places and other times are better than the here and now.
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Before we get to this, let me explain something about myself. I’ve been many things in my life. St...
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There was rarely an obvious branching point in a person's life. People changed slowly, over time. Yo...
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Watch out for púcas as you travel, lad,” Cody said, shaking my hand. “Could be imitating anythi...
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Somehow in the chaos and mess she'd discovered who she was. Not a girl of the streets, though that w...
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I was ten,” I said. “Give me a little credit.”
“To a boy with aspirations like that, I ...
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She can shoot like a dream and she carries tiny grenades in her top, a bit of my addled mind thought...
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I say that there is no role for women—there is, instead, a role for each woman, and she must make ...
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What do you know?”
“Almost everything. That almost part can be a real kick in the teeth som...
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I like visiting people in prison. I can say whatever I want to them, and they can’t do anything ab...
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I can see what you’re up to.”
“Five foot six inches,” Shallan said. “I suspect that...
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Words are where most change begins.
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What else will we do?" I asked, turning to leave. "This is the only plan we have."
"This isn't ...
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Discomforting, like finding a three-week-old sandwich behind your bed, when you swore you’d finish...
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Enforcement had done its best to kill me on several occasions. You didn’t just get over something ...
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I sense a very large but.
“Funny, because right in front of me, I see a—”
...
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Reckoner Super Plan for Killing Regalia...

Step One: find Regalia, then totally explod...
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You can’t immerse yourself in something,” Prof said softly, “without coming to respect it.
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Or, you know, you could interview the perfectly willing Epic walking beside you.”
I coughed i...
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We want what we can’t have, even when we have no right to demand it.
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You cannot tempt the hearts of men who are pure.
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Entropy shakes its angry fist at you for being clever enough to organize the world. (p 2)
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Never throw the first punch. If you have to throw the second, try to make sure they don't get up for...
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I wasn’t a nerd, mind you, but I’d spent a lot of my youth studying Epics, so I’d had limited ...
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I've seen Steelheart bleed.
And I will see him bleed again.
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I don't talk to myself because I'm crazy."
"No?"
"I do it because I'm awesome.
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As she’d left, I’d glanced at her gun.
This time, when she’d pointed it at me, she’d fl...
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Marsh: Our best efforts were never even a mild annoyance to the Lord Ruler."
Kelsier: Ah, but b...
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Elend smiled. "Oh, come on. You have to admit that you're unusual, Vin. You're like some strange mix...
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You should try not to talk so much, friend. You'll sound far less stupid that way.

- Bree...
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You see, that is the sad, sorry, terrible thing about sarcasm.

It's really funny.
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Spook smiled. "Elend is a forgetful scholar - twice as bad as Sazed ever was. He gets lost in his bo...
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Janala is a fool, just bright enough to be proud of the wits she has, but stupid enough to be unawar...
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Ear demons are totally real," Cody said. "They're what make microphones like these ones work. They'r...
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You've never heard of bagpipes?" Cody asked, sounding aghast. "They're as Scottish as kilts a...
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As long as you keep trying, there's a chance. When you give up? That's when the dream dies.
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People can do great things. However, there are some things they just CAN'T do. I, for instance, have...
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I think you underestimate the stubbornness a crown can press into a man
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He quivered on the ground his face pressed to the stone and didn’t rise.
“Did you… did y...
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Sequels always have to be bigger.
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Life breaks us, Teft. Then we fill the cracks with something stronger.
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NO MATING
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What did you put in the fire?" Kaladin said. "To make that special smoke?"
"Nothing. It was jus...
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My behavior is nonetheless, deplorable. Unfortunately, I'm quite prone to such bouts of deplorabilit...
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