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“Some men are not capable of learning anything that does not agree with their own opinions.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“When we endure loss, the past reaches out to grip us from behind, but it's not wrong to turn your face forward.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“The grief doesn't go away, ... "But you...get used to it, you know? It's like carrying a heavy stone, one that's really too heavy for you: you learn to settle the weight properly, and then you get used to it, and then sometimes you can forget you're carrying it.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“A threat you will not carry out is no threat.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“The sea is made of salt tears we say and the waves are made of the griefs of men but I am sorry so many should fall upon you.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“Almost anything can be managed if one simply goes about it properly.”
Rachel Neumeier, House of Shadows
“It is poor solace to speak of the passing of time and grief," the master said. His quiet voice had gone somehow bleak, though Araene could not decide where in his unchanging tone the difference lay. "We do not wish our grief to fade, for it marks the love and honor in which we held our lost kinsmen. Nevertheless, permit me to assure you that while you may find peace a barren desert, yet eventually it may bloom.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“Trei did not stay to look out at the city, but went to find his cousin. He went smiling, and with a lightness to his step almost as though he were flying, for he felt at last that he had, indeed come home.”
Rachel Neumeier, The Floating Islands
“Fire will run like poetry through your blood.”
Rachel Neumeier, Land of the Burning Sands
“The desert at night was black and a strange madder-tinted silver; the sky was black, and the great contorted cliffs, and the vast expanses of sand that stretched out in all directions. But the red moon cast a pale crimson-tinged luminescence over everything, and far above the stars were glittering points of silver.”
Rachel Neumeier, Lord of the Changing Winds
“A king who is renowned for mercy," said the Arobern, with heavy irony, "must also be renowned in equal measure for injustice.”
Rachel Neumeier, Land of the Burning Sands
“He had known that power requires to be used; that the world compels the exercise of power if one possesses it. And that necessity constrains what one may do with power.”
Rachel Neumeier, Lord of the Changing Winds
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“The great house was not what she had expected, though she had not realized she expected anything until she found herself surprised.”
Rachel Neumeier, Law of the Broken Earth


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