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Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's Trilogy, #2) Kushiel's Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
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“Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Love as thou wilt”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
tags: love
“All paths are present, always... and we can but choose among them.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Your dreaming self seeks to tell you something your waking ears will not hear”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Let the warriors clamor after gods of blood and thunder; love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel. ”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
tags: love
“The pain of the flesh is naught to that of the heart”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“A nervous silence loosens tongues”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“If you thought better of me, you would not be so surprised”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“And for a price, I will pretend absolutely nothing.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“There are patterns which emerge in one's life, circling and returning anew, an endless variation of a theme”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“I can see patterns in events, and behaviors; in mathematics, I follow slower”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“I wish sometimes that the gods would either choose better, or make their wishes clearer”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Well, I was living it, but a shared dream half-lived is a hollow thing”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“To recongnize that the treachery of one member of a house does not taint all born within it”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“My lord. It is too much, and not enough”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Battle for the sake of honor may be a fine thing for bards to sing of, but it is no way to preserve one's homeland”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Stupid to speak of blame when the wills of the immortals are involved.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“But slight mistakes accumulate, and grow to gross errors if unchecked.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“And having once chosen, never to seek to return to the crossroads of that decision-for even if one chooses wrongly, the choice cannot be unmade.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“It is not everyday that one learns an entire militia has sworn unbeknownest to obey you”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Grief heals ... unshed tears fester like a canker in the soul.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“One must gauge one's trust carefully.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
tags: trust
“Spontaneity is the province of youth”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
tags: youth
“The harp sounds at each passing breeze, but that does not mean the tune is masterfully played.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“They are fools, who reckon Elua a soft god, fit only for the worship of starry-eyed lovers. Let the warriors clamor after gods of blood and thunder; love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel. It is as inexorable as the tides, and life and death alike follow in it's wake.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“in the arts of covertcy, it is death to second-guess oneself.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“In love, howsoever it is manifest, we are greater than the sum of our parts.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
tags: love
“Io sono Phèdre nó Delaunay de Montrève, e sono unica.”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“Is the world so cruel, then, that that is all that is required to move a man to risk his life? Kindness?”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen
“L'amore è duro, più duro dell'acciaio e tre volte più crudele. È inesorabile come la marea, e vita e morte seguono la sua scia.”
Jacqueline Carey, La prescelta e l'erede

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