Roland Deschain Quotes

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Stephen King
“Time's the thief of memory”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

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“We are going to fight. We are going to be hurt. And in the end, we will stand.”
Stephen King, The Drawing of the Three

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“Time flies, knells call, life passes, so hear my prayer.
Birth is nothing but death begun, so hear my prayer.
Death is speechless, so hear my speech.
This is Jake, who served his ka and his tet. Say true.
May the forgiving glance of S’mana heal his heart. Say please.
May the arms of Gan raise him from the darkness of this earth. Say please.
Surround him, Gan , with light.
Fill him, Chloe, with strength.
If he is thirsty, give him water in the clearing.
If he is hungry, give him food in the clearing.
May his life on this earth and the pain of his passing become as a dream to his waking soul, and let his eyes fall upon every lovely sight; let him find the friends that were lost to him, and let every one whose name he calls call his in return.
This is Jake, who lived well, loved his own, and died as ka would have it.
Each man owes a death. This is Jake. Give him peace.”
Stephen King, The Dark Tower

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“There will be water if God wills it.”
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“If you love me, then love me.”
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“Beyond the reach of human range, a drop of hell, a touch of strange”
Roland Deschain The Gunslinger Stephen King

Stephen King
“Let evil wait for the day on which it must fall.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“He wanted her, suddenly and completely, with a desperate depth of feeling that felt like sickness. Everything he was and everything he had come for, it seemed, was secondary to her.”
Stephen King, Wizard and Glass

Stephen King
“The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed.”
Stephen King

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“Worlds which had trembled for a moment in their orbits now steadied, and in one of those worlds, in a desert that was the apotheosis of all deserts, a man named Roland turned over in his bedroll and slept easily once again beneath the alien constellations.”
Stephen King, Insomnia

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He looked so strange without his guns.


So wrong.


'Okay? Now that the numb-fuck apprentices have the guns and the master's unarmed, can we please go? If something big comes out of the bush at us, Roland, you can always throw your knife at it.'


'Oh, that,' he murmured. 'I almost forgot.' He took the knife from his purse and held it out, hilt first, to Eddie.


'This is ridiculous!' Eddie shouted.


'Life is ridiculous.'


'Yeah, put it on a postcard and send it to the fucking Reader's Digest.' Eddie jammed the knife into his belt and then looked defiantly at Roland. 'Now can we go?'


'There is one more thing,' Roland said.


'Weeping, creeping Jesus!'


The smile touched Roland's mouth again. 'Just joking,' he said.


Eddie's mouth dropped open. Beside him, Susannah began to laugh again. The sound rose, as musical as bells, in the morning stillness.


Stephen King, The Waste Lands

Stephen King
“I deal in lead! Roland called, and Eddie felt goose-bumps pebble his arms.”
Stephen King, Song of Susannah

Stephen King
“Don't feel sorry for yourself. Make do.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“I'm afraid to go to sleep. I'm afraid my dead friends will come to me, and that seeing them will kill me.”
Stephen King

“I am Roland of Gilead. And you . . . you are nothing.”
Robin Furth, Peter David

Stephen King
“-The scariest, most terrifying thing that I fear?
-Yes.
-My Imagination.
-I thought you were going to say Fear, itself.
-Then you have a small imagination.”
Stephen King, Wizard and Glass

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“Not all are called to the way of the sword or the gun or the ship, but all serve ka.”
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“Their situation was becoming ever harder to deny: they were characters in someone's story. This whole world--”
Stephen King, Song of Susannah

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“He looked so strange without his guns.


So wrong.


'Okay? Now that the numb-fuck apprentices have the guns and the master's unarmed, can we please go? If something big comes out of the bush at us, Roland, you can always throw your knife at it.'


'Oh, that,' he murmured. 'I almost forgot.' He took the knife from his purse and held it out, hilt first, to Eddie.


'This is ridiculous!' Eddie shouted.


'Life is ridiculous.'


'Yeah, put it on a postcard and send it to the fucking Reader's Digest.' Eddie jammed the knife into his belt and then looked defiantly at Roland. 'Now can we go?'


'There is one more thing,' Roland said.


'Weeping, creeping Jesus!'


The smile touched Roland's mouth again. 'Just joking,' he said.


Eddie's mouth dropped open. Beside him, Susannah began to laugh again. The sound rose, as musical as bells, in the morning stillness.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“All of Mid-World had become one vast haunted mansion in these strange latter days; all of Mid-World had become The Drawers; all of Mid-World had become a waste land, haunting and haunted.”
Stephen King, The Waste Lands

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“My mother used to say that . . . and that the only real beauty is order and love and light.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

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“Roland cannot grasp that unhappiness and shame are often no match for desire”
Stephen King, Wizard and Glass

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“And he thought that, had he been wearing his guns, he might well have drawn one and put a bullet in Susan Delgado's cold and whoring little heart.”
Stephen King, Wizard and Glass

Robin Furth
“I have had . . . easier days. Although in retrospect, this one is not atypical.”
Robin Furth

Stephen King
“He looked so strange without his guns.

So wrong.

'Okay? Now that the numb-fuck apprentices have the guns and the master's unarmed, can we please go? If something big comes out of the bush at us, Roland, you can always throw your knife at it.'

'Oh, that,' he murmured. 'I almost forgot.' He took the knife from his purse and held it out, hilt first, to Eddie.

'This is ridiculous!' Eddie shouted.

'Life is ridiculous.'

'Yeah, put it on a postcard and send it to the fucking Reader's Digest.' Eddie jammed the knife into his belt and then looked defiantly at Roland. 'Now can we go?'

'There is one more thing,' Roland said.

'Weeping, creeping Jesus!'

The smile touched Roland's mouth again. 'Just joking,' he said.

Eddie's mouth dropped open. Beside him, Susannah began to laugh again. The sound rose, as musical as bells, in the morning stillness.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“Tell me the truth, Roland of Gilead - no flattery. For
flattery's kind only a candle's length.'

Little sisters of Eluria.”
Stephen King, Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales