Swords Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“Poison!" Grover yelped. "Don't let those things touch you or..."
"Or we'll die?" I guessed.
"Well...after you shrivel slowly to dust, yes."
"Let's avoid the swords," I decided.”
Rick Riordan

Terry Pratchett
“You can't give her that!' she screamed. 'It's not safe!'
IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE.
'She's a child!' shouted Crumley.
IT'S EDUCATIONAL.
'What if she cuts herself?'
THAT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT LESSON.”
Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

Ilona Andrews
“Men and swords. My father said that if you put any able-bodied man, no matter how peaceful, into a room with a sword and a practice dummy and leave him alone, eventually the man would pick up the sword and try to stab the dummy. It is human nature.”
Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

Seneca
“A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.”
Seneca

Susan Ee
“Was that you, Pooky Bear?”
Susan Ee, World After

Scott Lynch
“Those prancing little pants-wetters come here to learn the colorful and gentlemanly art of fencing, with its many sporting limitations and its proscriptions against dishonorable engagements. You on the other hand, you are going to learn how to kill men with a sword.”
Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Hector Avalos
“By Hays' reasoning, penetrating a rectum with a penis is a violation of how God meant humans to function. However, penetrating a human body with a sword, a common way to kill people in biblical times, is acceptable. Apparently human bodies were designed to be penetrated by metal implements, but not by flesh.”
Hector Avalos

Terry Pratchett
“[Rincewind] drew his sword and, with a smooth overarm throw, completely failed to hit the troll.”
Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic

C. JoyBell C.
“People think I am strong. I am not strong. There is a difference between a strong person and a stubborn person who just won't put her sword down. I am the latter. Again and again and again... pick the sword up, pick the sword up, pick the sword up...”
C. JoyBell C.

Samantha Shannon
“Remember, Tané, that a sword does not need to be whetted at all hour to keep it sharp.”
Samantha Shannon, The Priory of the Orange Tree

“[Gonturan] is a true friend, but a friend with thoughts of her own, and the thoughts of others are dangerous.”
Robin McKinley, The Blue Sword

Roger Eschbacher
“The pen is mightier than the sword unless it's a real sword in which case the guy with the pen should run away fast.”
Roger Eschbacher

Nadine Brandes
“With his mask and my sword, we could subdue even the shadows.”
Nadine Brandes, Fawkes

Dejan Stojanovic
“We need knew knights, but without swords.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Yayoi Ogawa
“It sounds cool to say you are going to fight with a pen not a sword but violence with words is still violence ..”
Yayoi Ogawa, Tramps Like Us, Volume 10

“A shy smile, strong arms, clever fingers, and two sure swords. What more could any woman want?”
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Nadine Brandes
“The smithy handed me my new sword-a rapier. As rapiers went, it was the runt of the litter-a simple handle with barely and guard, matte grey blade, and seeming to dull the longer I looked at it. But it was mine. And even the most unimpressive sword can leave an impressive wound when in the hands of a practiced master.”
Nadine Brandes

Henry Lion Oldie
“Kdepak, nadarmo jsem si dřív myslel, že ovládat dvě zbraně naráz je stejné jako spát se dvěma ženami najednou. Ne. Je to mnohem težší. A napoprvé to snad ani vůbec nejde.”
Henry Lion Oldie, Путь меча

Samantha Shannon
“Let them come with their swords and their torches. Let them come.”
Samantha Shannon, The Priory of the Orange Tree

Brandon Sanderson
“I hear you stabbed my floor,' she noted. 'That's good hardwood, I'll have you know. Honestly. Men and their weapons”
Brandon Sanderson, Oathbringer

Nenia Campbell
“You came to my room in the middle of the night to show me your swords? And they say romance is dead.”
Nenia Campbell, Dragon Queen

Lisa Kessler
“An evil, hungry sword. This was going to be…interesting.”
Lisa Kessler, Pirate's Promise

“The gold, lamp, Xerxes, is probably the most important thing in your life.”
Nishi Singh

Nishi  Chandermun
“The gold lamp, Xerxes, is probably the most important thing in your life.”
Nishi Singh, The Pearl of Immortality

Nishi  Chandermun
“The Planet depends upon you, Rider of the Ancient Years!”
Nishi Singh, The Pearl of Immortality

Nishi  Chandermun
“All things on Ishtar are magical, Dragonheart.”
Nishi Singh, The Pearl of Immortality

Nishi  Chandermun
“Reach for it, Rider! Reach deeper for the Flame!”
Nishi Singh, The Pearl of Immortality

Devin Madson
“We are the Swords that hunts so your hands may be clean. We are the Swords that kill so your soul may be light. We are the Swords that die so you may live.”
Devin Madson, We Ride the Storm

Frances Hardinge
“The Childersins were armed with swords and daggers. The Cartographers were armed with nothing but surprise, but really quite a lot of surprise.”
Frances Hardinge, A Face Like Glass

Brandon Sanderson
“These men weren't well trained, but any fool with a sharpened edge could be dangerous.”
Brandon Sanderson, Oathbringer

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