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#1. I want to be the kind of boy you are, thought Bean. But I don't want to go through what you've been through to get there. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#2. First thing we need to do," said Bean, "is split up." "No," said Petra. "I've done this before, Petra. Going into hiding. Keeping from getting caught." "And if we're together we're too identifiable, la la la," she said. "Saying 'la la la' doesn't mean it isn't true. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#3. What I want," he said softly, "is to stand in this meadow and walk in the light of the sun. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#4. How much time? Not as much as I had yesterday. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#5. Don't launch it," said Bean into his microphone, head down. "Set it off inside your ship. God be with you. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#6. And then he thought: Is this how idiots rationalize their stupidity to themselves? - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#7. Truth did not care much about such credentials. It refused to give up and reveal itself just because it realized you were bound to find it eventually. Bean - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#8. But what kind of race is it, when the racers never let go of each other's hands, and the winner pulls the loser laughing over the finish line? - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#9. He didn't feel that way about anybody. You just live in the place you're in, you don't worry about where you used to be or where you wish you were, here is where you are and here's where you've got to find a way to survive and lying in bed boo-hooing doesn't help much with that. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#10. What kind of rescue is this, where you toss the prisoner a knife and stand and wait to see what happens? - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#11. Once you get a brother, you don't give him up easy. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#12. Thanks from keeping me from being a liar," said Nikolai.
"What?"
"About your having diarrhea."
"For you I'd get dysentery."
"Now that's friendship. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#13. The thing with brothers is, you're supposed to take turns being the keeper. Sometimes you get to sit down and be the brother who is kept. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#14. You honor our humble abode,' said Bean.
'I do, don't I,' said Peter with a smile. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#15. I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven't seen yet. I want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they're absolutely stupid. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#16. I don't freeze up because it isn't my battle. I'm helping. I'm watching. But I'm free. Because it's Ender's game. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#17. Time to repay old humiliations, is that it, Bean? 'Of course,' Ender said contemptuously. 'I'm not as close to the floor as you are. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#18. He would always speak the language of the heart with an awkward foreign accent. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#19. In the end it was only Peter who had something he could say from the heart.
"Am I the only one here who sees something of himself in the man who's lying inside this box?"
No one had an answer for him, either yes or no. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#20. O my son Absalom,' Bean said softly, knowing for the first time the kind of anguish that could tear such words from a man's mouth. 'my son, my son Absalom. Would God I could die for thee, O Absalom, my son. My sons! - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#21. Maybe we're assigning Achilles supernatural powers," said Petra. "He isn't a god. Not even a hero. Just a sick kid." "No," said Bean. "I'm a sick kid. He's the devil." "Well, so," said Petra, "maybe the devil's a sick kid. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#22. So you love me," said Petra softly when the kiss ended.
I'm a raging mass of hormones thet I'm too young to understand," said Bean. "You're a female of a closely related species. According to all the best primatologists, I really have no choice."
That's nice," she said ... - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#23. Bean sighed inwardly. It never failed. Whenever he had any conversation with Ender, it turned into an argument. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#24. And that," said Bean, "is why losing is a much more powerful teacher than winning. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#25. I'm not stupid! In Bean's experience, that was a sentence never uttered except to prove its own inaccuracy. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#26. Mom," said Peter, "nobody thinks you're a lackwit, if that's what you're worried about."
Lackwit? In what musty drawer of some dead English professor's dust-covered desk did you find that word? I assure you that never in my worst nightmares did I ever suppose that I was a lackwit. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#27. Death is not a tragedy to the one who dies; to have wasted the life before that death, that is the tragedy. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#28. Aw, Poke, you poor, kind, decent, stupid girl. You saved me and I let you down. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#29. If you think that," said Bean, "you're an idiot." "Actually, I do think that, and I'm not an idiot. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#30. Bean also saw how the man's body moved inside his clothes, with a kind of contained strength that made his clothes seem like Kleenex, he could rip through the fabric just by tugging at it a little, because nothing could hold him in except his own self-control. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#31. Poke gave him life. Ender gave it meaning. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#32. One mind can think only of its own questions; it rarely surprises itself. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#33. So it's Mr. Wiggin and Who The Hell Are You.'
'About right,' Bean replied. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#34. Bean could see the hunger in their eyes. Not the regular hunger, for food, but the real hunger, the deep hunger, for family, for love, for belonging. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#35. Come in, Bean. Come in Julian Delphiki, longed-for child of good and loving parents. Come in, kidnapped child, hostage of fate. Come and talk to the Fates, who are playing such clever little games with your life. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#36. He dreamed, as human beings always dream - random firings of memory and imagination that the unconscious mind tries to put together into coherent stories. Bean rarely paid attention to his own dreams, rarely even remembered that he dreamed at all. But - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#37. What if the first homo sapiens had felt that way? We'd all still be neanderthals, and when the Buggers came they would have blasted us all to bits and that would be that." "We didn't evolve from neanderthals," said Bean. "Well, it's a good thing we have that little fact squared away," said Petra. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#38. You don't have to eat the entire turd to know that it's not a crab cake. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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