Sister Carlotta Quotes

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Orson Scott Card
“Death is not a tragedy to the one who dies; to have wasted the life before that death, that is the tragedy.”
Orson Scott Card, Shadow of the Hegemon

Orson Scott Card
“Do you know why Satan is so angry all the time? Because whenever he works a particularly clever bit of mischief God uses it to serve his own Rigteous purposes."
"So God uses wicked people as his tools?"
"God gives us the freedom to to do great evil, if we choose, then He uses his own freedom to create goodness out of that evil, for that is what He chooses."
"So, in the long run, God always wins?"
"Yes, in the short run though it can be uncomfortable.”
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Shadow

Orson Scott Card
“Sister Carlotta, I'm on a leave of absence right now. That means I've been sacked, in case you don't understand how the I.F. handles these things.”
"Sacked! A miscarriage of justice. You ought to be shot.”
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Shadow

Orson Scott Card
“And were you punished? No. Why? Because you were rich."
"Money and talent aren't the same thing."
"That’s because you can inherit money that was earned by your ancestors," said Sister Carlotta. "And everybody recognizes the value of money, while only select groups recognize the value of talent.”
Orson Scott Card, Shadow of the Hegemon