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Fall of Kings (Troy, #3) Fall of Kings by David Gemmell
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“Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“She was his north star, the fixed point round which his world turned. For as long as his heart beat, or hers, he believed they would always share a destiny.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“I would have offered you a forest of truth, but you wish to speak of a single leaf”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
tags: truth
“Hate is the father of all evil.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“I was a man before I was a king, and no true man walks away when a friend needs him.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people seek it.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
tags: age, death
“... Life can be savored only if you look to the future and leave vengeance to the gods”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“We are fighting the greatest war the world has ever seen, and our likely future is death and ruins, and you are thinking about a women you love, instead of making battle plans. If this is what love can do to a man, perhaps you were better off without it.
He smiled to himself. I do not believe that, he thought.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
tags: love
“It is said that the gates of paradise can only be opened by the tears of those left behind. I do not know whether that be true. It should be, I think.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“We ought to call it something,’ said Banokles thoughtfully. ‘We can’t just keep calling it “that big bastard horse”. It ought to have a name.’ ‘What do you suggest?’ - ‘Arse Face.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“I tell you, one more insult and I’ll take his curling tongs and ram them so far up his arse he’ll be able to curl the damned thing from the inside.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“Fear cannot be trusted...It exaggerates everything. It is both treacherous and dishonest.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
tags: fear
“Beware the wooden horse, Agamemnon King, Conqueror, for it will roar to the skies on wings of thunder and herald the death of nations.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
“Kassandra put her arm around her. “One day we will have no bones,” the girl said happily, “and our dust will swirl among the stars.”
David Gemmell, Fall of Kings