Sharp Quotes

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Leigh Bardugo
“You can only sharpen a blade so far,” Kaz said as he joined them at the front of the church. “In the end, it comes down to the quality of the metal.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Raymond Chandler
“I don't mind your showing me your legs. They're very swell legs and it's a pleasure to make their acquaintace. I don't mind if you don't like my manners. They're pretty bad. I grieve over them during the long winter nights.”
Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep

“Be careful you don't cut yourself. The edges are sharp enough to shave with.'
'Girls don't shave', Arya said.
'Maybe they should. Have you ever seen the septa's legs?”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Scott Westerfeld
“I'm a girl."
When Deryn opened her eyes, the lady boffin was staring at her with no change of expression.
"Indeed," she said.
Deryn's mouth feel open. "You mean you...Did you barking know?"
"I had no idea at all. But I make it a policy never to appear surprised." Dr. Barlow sighed, staring out the window. "Though on this occasion, it is proving rather more demanding than usual. A girl, you say? And you're quite certain?”
Scott Westerfeld, Goliath

Lloyd Alexander
“-"He loved her...It was noble of him. It was beautiful."

-"It was stupid.”
Lloyd Alexander, Westmark

“And it's really very difficult to kill someone when all your inner instincts would oblige you to take off your hat first!”
Susan Kay, Phantom

Vera Nazarian
“Being smart as a whip includes knowing when not to crack it.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“Make sure it is God's trumpet you are blowing-
if it is only yours it won't wake the dead,
it will simply disturb the neighbours.”
W. Ian Thomas

Brian  Doyle
“Some women have a pulsing energy almost too sharp and salty to endure and when they are in pain their pain is ferocious and shatters all over the place.”
Brian Doyle, Mink River

Lucy Grealy
“Partly I was honing my self-consciousness into a torture device, sharp and efficient enough to last me the rest of my life.”
Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face

David Drake
“Nothing’s boring if it’s in your soul…”
David Drake, The Sharp End
tags: end, sharp

Frank Herbert
“One must always keep the tools of statecraft sharp and ready. Power and fear – sharp and ready.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Prem Jagyasi
“Keep a sharp eye on your journey to self-leadership and make it a point not to stop before you achieve your milestones.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

“Two people don't see same event as opportunity. When one see it a problem; other look to capitalize it for optimum benefit”
Ashish Patel

Israelmore Ayivor
“It takes sharper axes to chops bigger trees just as it takes deeper enthusiasm to overcome stronger challenges. Timidity only increases your fears.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Mine Your Gold: How to Dig Up and Optimize Your Hidden Greatness

Thomm Quackenbush
“Her beauty was enough to get her into most any situation she desired and her tongue—sharp and venomous—was enough to get her out again.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Danse Macabre (Night's Dream, #2)

Cameron M. Hayden
“I don’t need immortality. The fear of death keeps a girl sharp.”
C.M. Hayden, The Stars That Form Us

Mike Bond
“Faraway a leopard barked that high, dissatisfied deep roar it cuts off so sharply, as if its annoyance is too great to express, can only be appeased.”
Mike Bond, The Last Savanna

Patrick Rothfuss
“In some ways it began when I heard her singing
her voice twinning with my own
Her Voice was like a portrait of her soul
Wild as a fire, sharp as a shattered glass
Sweet and clean as clover”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

Munia Khan
“Every heart needs a cutting part sharper than a blade to stab agony”
Munia Khan

“The most sharper device than a knife is a tongue”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Petra Hermans
“I like to challenge the capacity of my stupid golden brains. Yes. In case, you did not notice (!).”
Petra Hermans
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C.A.A. Savastano
“Time well spent is like a whetstone, it sharpens our minds and refines our imperfections.”
Carmine Savastano

Dean F. Wilson
“Her words were like knives to his conscience, and as much as avarice dulled their blades, her tongue sharpened them.”
Dean F. Wilson, Hopebreaker

“Yet faith is sharper than your vision, the blunder will be your goal”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Anoir Ou-Chad
“Solitude is like a sharpener. It makes you rotate against the blade edge shaving away your worn surfaces. Eventually, you come out sharp and dandy.”
Anoir Ou-Chad

“Yoga makes us sharp thinkers and gives us the power of flexibility, tolerance and endurance.”
Debasish Mridha, MD

Cassie Beasley
“A partial truth. The worst kind of lie because it slides so smoothly down the gullet.
Here is what actually happened that night. Swallow with care. You'll find my version has had none of its sharp edges removed...”
Cassie Beasley, Tumble & Blue

Dennis  Williams
“Careful with sharp things”
Dennis Williams

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