Alanna Quotes

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Tamora Pierce
“You didn't kill him. He would have killed you, but you didn't kill him."
"So? He was stupid. If I killed everyone who was stupid, I wouldn't have time to sleep.”
Tamora Pierce, In the Hand of the Goddess

Tamora Pierce
“Alanna: All I know is that I'm to jump when I'm told and I have no free time.”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“Well, label me very impressed and ship me to Carthak!”
Tamora Pierce, First Test

Tamora Pierce
“I believe in deeds, not words.”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“I'm sorry," she said humbly. "I haven't wanted to lie to you."
"I should hope so. You're the worst liar I've ever met." He thought about it for a moment, then added, "--or the best. Now I'm all confused.”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“I love you, Jonathan," she whispered.
A long arm snaked around her, and he pulled her against his side.
"I know," he said. "I just wanted to be sure you knew it, too.”
Tamora Pierce, In the Hand of the Goddess

Tamora Pierce
“George looked at her for a long moment. Finally he replied, "And why do you find it so hard to think someone might like you and want to do things for you?”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“Girl, boy or dancing bear, you're the finest page-the finest squire-to-be-at court." (Jon to Alanna)”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“Excuse me," she said politely. "But you can't have him. Not yet. He's going to come back with me.”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“I met the oddest little fellow today, Alan of Trebond.”
Tamora Pierce, Mastiff

Tamora Pierce
“He's got courage," Alex said.
"Courage!" Raoul bellowed. "That coward almost kills him and--”
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“If you have to hit--hit low.”
Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce
“You are brave, kicking a chained prisoner. They must sing heroic ballads about you on winter nights!" (Alanna)”
Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce
“Ralon didn't make anyone else put his tack away?" Alex wanted to know. "You didn't see anything strange?"
Alanna didn't look up. "No." It wasn't strange , she excused her lie mentally. Ralon does things like that all the time.
Tamora Pierce, Alanna: The First Adventure

Tamora Pierce
“I just want to be a warrior maiden and go on adventures. I don't want to fall in love,”
Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce
“When I say I want time to think, I want time to think!"
Jonathan sighed wearily. "All right, you've had time to think. What's your answer?"
"That I need more time to think!”
Tamora Pierce (Author), The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

Tamora Pierce
“And I think Alanna would quote Sean Connery from "The Untouchables" to you: "At the end of your shift, go home alive." She would say, Don't think about being brave or working hard--just do what you need to do. When you look back, you'll be surprised to see that this was exactly enough.”
Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce
“At last the King's Champion straightened with a groan, her free hand going to her lower back. "Nobody ever says that, even with healers, your body still adds up your breaks and bruises, then gives you the bill in your mid-thirties," she said wryly.”
Tamora Pierce, Squire

Katherine McIntyre
“Legendary manners there, Karim,” she commented, her voice calm. “Your mother teach you?”

“I was taught the advantage of surprise,” he responded as he walked over to her massive desk.”
Katherine McIntyre, Rising for Autumn