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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
“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

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