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“Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget.”
Robert Jordan
“Surprising what you can dig out of books if you read long enough, isn't it?”
Robert Jordan
“The Creator made women to please the eye, and to boggle the mind.”
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time: Boxed Set
“The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.”
Robert Jordan
“Almost dead yesterday, maybe dead tomorrow, but alive, gloriously alive, today.”
Robert Jordan
“A man who trusts everyone is a fool and a man who trusts no one is a fool. We are all fools if we live long enough.”
Robert Jordan, Winter's Heart
“In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes”
Robert Jordan, To the Blight
“Duty is heavy as a mountain, death is light as a feather.”
Robert Jordan
“I will hate the man you choose because he isn't me, and love him if he makes you smile.”
Robert Jordan, The Eye of the World
“The men in my family are strong because the women in my family kill and eat the weak ones.”
Robert Jordan
“Better to have one woman on your side than ten men.”
Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt
“You have made a place in my heart where I thought there was no room for anything else. You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones. Remember this, on this journey you insist on making. If you die, I will not survive you long.”
Robert Jordan, The Shadow Rising
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“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven
“Run when you have to, fight when you must, rest when you can.”
Robert Jordan, The Eye of the World
“If you must mount the gallows, give a jest to the crowd, a coin the hangman, and make the drop with a smile on your lips.”
Robert Jordan
“Til shade is gone,
til water is gone
Into the shadow with teeth bared
Screaming defiance with the last breath
To spit in Sightblinder’s eye on the Last Day.”
Robert Jordan, The Dragon Reborn
“I doubt you can understand the magnitude of the stupidity in your statement”
Robert Jordan, The Gathering Storm
“We rode on the winds of the rising storm,
We ran to the sounds of the thunder.
We danced among the lightning bolts,
and tore the world asunder.”
Robert Jordan, The Dragon Reborn
“The fact that the price must be paid is proof it is worth paying.”
Robert Jordan, The Eye of the World
“Often you don't know whether a woman is friend, enemy or lover until it is too late. Sometimes, she is all three.”
Robert Jordan, Lord of Chaos
“He was swimming in a sea of other people’s expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that.”
Robert Jordan, New Spring
“The wheel weaves as the wheel wills”
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time: Boxed Set #3
“There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.”
Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt
“Time to toss the dice”
Robert Jordan
“One more dance along the razor's edge finished. Almost dead yesterday, maybe dead tomorrow, but alive, gloriously alive, today.”
Robert Jordan, Lord of Chaos
“Women often seemed to leave things unsaid, and in his limited experience it was what they did not say that proved the most trouble.”
Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt
“But men often mistake killing and revenge for justice. They seldom have the stomach for justice.”
Robert Jordan
“Death comes to us all; we can only choose how to face it when it comes.”
Robert Jordan, The Dragon Reborn
“In a cruel land, you either learned to laugh at cruelty or spent your life weeping.”
Robert Jordan, A Crown of Swords
“Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive.”
Robert Jordan, Crossroads of Twilight

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