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#1. That was the trouble with pride, and courage, and all those clench-jawed virtues bards love to harp on. The more you have, the more likely you are to end up bottom in a pile of dead men. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#2. Dogman remembered the smell of her hair, the sound of her laugh, the feel of her back, pressed warm and soft against his belly while she slept. Well-used memories, picked over and worn thin like a favourite shirt. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#3. The best lessons one teaches oneself. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#4. Folk aren't just cowards or heroes. They're both and neither, depending on how things stand. Depending on who stands with them, who stands against. Depending on the life they've had. The death they see waiting. They - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#5. Of all things, men most love to watch ohers face Death. It reminds them they yet live. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#6. You were a hero round these parts. That's what they call you when you kill so many people the word murderer falls short. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#7. Never took an easy path if he thought it was the wrong one. Never stepped back from a fight if he thought it had to be done. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#8. Sometimes great rights must be stitched from little wrongs. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#9. He thinks before he speaks, then says no more than he has to. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#10. If you believe that I chose any part of the pitiful shadow of a life you see before you, you are very much mistaken. I chose glory and success. The box did not contain what was written on the lid." "The - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#11. You have to be grateful for the small things, when any minute might be your last. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#12. Great events, but it all seemed of small importance compared to what happened now, in this room. Who knew? The course of his life might turn on the next few moments if he could find the right words, and make himself say them. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#13. I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs. - Author: John Abercrombie
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#14. You have to realistic about these things. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#15. If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it. - Author: Lascelles Abercrombie
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#16. Conscience can be painful but so can the cock-rot. A grown-up should suffer his afflictions privately and not allow them to become an inconvenience for friends and colleagues.' - The Magnificent Nicomo Cosca - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#17. That's what an idiot does when he gets angry. He destroys whatever's nearest, even if it's his own house! - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#18. Where d'you get the knife?" He wished he had one.
"He gave it to me." There was a crumpled shape in the shadows by the wall, the matting all around soaked with dark blood. "This way. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#19. But it is easy to speak of the past, impossible to go there. I am powerful in ways you can only dream, yet I am still a prisoner of what I have done. I can never escape the cell I have made for myself. Things are what they are. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#20. Plans have a way of coming apart when you lean om 'em - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#21. Better to have steel to hand and find no trouble than find yourself in trouble with no steel to hand. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#22. An open mind is like to an open wound,' growled Glokta. 'Vulnerable to poison. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#23. You are a gentleman, sir,' muttered Cosca. 'I am a murderer.' 'I see no reason why a man cannot be both . . . - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#24. Always more enemies, and fewer friends. Blood gets you nothing but more blood. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#25. Death waits for us all. Nothing's forever. Life's about making the best of what you find along the way. A man who's not content with what he's got, well, more than likely he won't be content with what he hasn't. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#26. One act presses upon another, on a path we have no choice but to follow, and each time there are reasons. We do what we must, we do what we are told, we do what is easiest. What else can we do but solve one sordid problem at a time? Then we look up and find ... this. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#27. When you're in hell, only a devil can point the way out. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#28. I'd hate to be lost. But prepare yourself for the possibility of disappointment. Life is full of them. And the manner of its endings is often the greatest one of all. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#29. What is the world coming to when an honest man cannot burn corpses without suspicion? asked Nothing. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#30. The signs of older times could still be seen on the facades of sealed buildings: Gap, Starbucks, Abercrombie & Fitch - merchants that had sold things people didn't necessarily need but always wanted. - Author: Cameron Stracher
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#31. In violent times folk like to kneel to violent men. In peaceful times they remember they're happier standing. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#32. Gold and silver is everything to everyone. Some of us have enough of it to pretend otherwise. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#33. Death is a bored clerk, with too many orders to fill. There is no reckoning. No profound moment. It creeps up on us from behind, and snatches us away while we shit. He - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#34. Magic is the art and science of forcing things to behave in ways that are not in their nature. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#35. Sometimes, when someone lives in danger for too long, the only time they feel alive is when death's breathing on their shoulder. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#36. Sleep deprivation can lead to insanity, and insanity can lead to buying sweatshirts at Abercrombie - Author: Casey Rand
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#37. Knowledge is so often the antidote to fear. But not here. Not now. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#38. Rules are for children. This is war, and in war the only crime is to lose. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#39. The reason can only be this: heroic poetry depends on an heroic age, and an age is heroic because of what it is, not because of what it does. - Author: Lascelles Abercrombie
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#40. So you love war. I used to think you were a decent man. But I see now I was mistaken. You're a hero. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#41. I have seen hell, it is a great city under siege. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#42. Half a King is my favorite book by Joe Abercrombie so far, and that's saying something. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#43. Within reach of his hand, the Bloody-Nine was master. The - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#44. My son, Gio, wanted to do a horseback trip in Mongolia, but he didn't want to do an Abercrombie & Fitch-type tour, where they show you around while you sleep in B&Bs. - Author: John Fusco
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#45. He's really dead?"
Benna blew out his cheeks. "Well, his head's off, and spiked above the gates, so unless you know one hell of a physician ... - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#46. I got into reading a lot of noir and a lot of thrillers as well, and I really admired the plotting about those and the way that they can surprise you. And obviously to surprise people and to have twists in the tale, you have to plan quite carefully. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#47. He was less and less sure with every day that being a better man was worth all the effort. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#48. Enough pain makes a coward of anyone. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#49. The tree is only as strong as its roots, and knowledge is the root of power. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#50. The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read. - Author: Lascelles Abercrombie
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#51. Treat a man like a dog and sooner or later he'll bite you, - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#52. Young love is a treasure truly wasted on the young, - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#53. Give Yarvi the knife since he has just one hand to hold it. One hand, perhaps, but the blood of kings in his veins!"
"It's keeping it there that worries me," said Yarvi under his breath. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#54. When he'd made it thirty strides or so Logen turned around and looked back. The pot was sitting forlorn by the lake, already filling up with rainwater. They'd been through a lot together, him and that pot. "Fare you well, old friend." The pot did not reply. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#55. There was no such thing as luck. Luck was a word idiots used to explain the consequences of their own rashness, and selfishness, and stupidity. More often than not bad luck meant bad plans. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#56. It's what you give out that makes a man, not what you get back. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#57. You are lucky, Thorn. You are very lucky."
"Doubtless. Not every girl gets to be stabbed through the face."
"And by a duke of royal blood too! - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#58. It always amazes me, how swiftly problems can be solved, once you start cutting things off people. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#59. I've worked since it was basically legal to work. I was a waitress on and off for eight years. I worked at Sears; I worked at Abercrombie folding clothes. My dad really instilled good money management habits, and I've saved 10 percent of my paycheck, every paycheck, since I was 15. - Author: Rosanna Pansino
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#60. Somewhere in the shadows a clock vomited up a few sluggish chimes. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#61. Friends are people one pretends to like in order to make life bearable. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#62. Strange, how quickly a king could become an animal. Or half a king half an animal. Perhaps even those we raise highest never get that far above the mud. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#63. -'Would it help if I said I was very drunk?'
Brachio shook his head. - 'We all were'
-'Shitty childhood?'
-'Mummy used to leave me in a cupboard.'
-'Shitty adulthood?'
-'Whose isn't? - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#64. It's hard to be done a favor by a man you hate. It's hard to hate him so much afterwards. Losing an enemy can be worse than losing a friend, if you've had him for long enough. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#65. When life is a cell, there is nothing more liberating than captivity. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#66. He would have liked to weigh his choices, but for that you need more than one. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#67. I'm the most fluent liar in the world, I'm the coolest, the smoothest
'Rachel Abercrombie.'
A lie, Savich thought. - Author: Catherine Coulter
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#68. All an arsehole knows about is shit. ~ Dogman - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#69. It is easy to speak of the past, impossible to go there. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#70. She shrugged. "I fell. I'm a clumsy fool." "I know how you feel. I'm such a fool I knocked half my teeth out and hacked my leg to useless pulp. Look at me now, a cripple. It's amazing where a little foolishness can take you, if it goes unchecked. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#71. There can be no peace with the damn Vanstermen, - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#72. When I was 15, I worked at a dry cleaner because I wanted Abercrombie & Fitch jeans. My mom told me I could have $20 jeans, not $70 jeans, unless I was willing to work for them. So I did! - Author: Ashley Greene
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#73. The ground must be a general's best friend, or it becomes his worst enemy. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#74. A few words can be more effective than a lot of blades, even in such times as these. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#75. The trouble with running is wherever you run to, there you are. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#76. You're talking serious money already in the bank, and millions of dollars coming in every year. - Author: Neil Abercrombie
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#77. Some men are made for doing violence. Some are meant for planning it. Then there are a special few whose talent is for taking the credit. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#78. Some men you stick to right off. But it's those that take time to stick that stick longest. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#79. Mason had just pulled his own knife out, a monster of a thing you could've called a sword without much fear of correction. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#80. Strange, that however tough one's skin becomes in later life, the wounds of youth never close. Shenkt - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#81. I know you're a great fencer, but I've been told your wit is even sharper than your sword. So much so in fact, that you only use your sword upon your friends, as your wit is far too deadly. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#82. If you listen to a lot of music, it gradually seeps into your consciousness or your unconsciousness and comes out in your music. - Author: John Abercrombie
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#83. Knives,' muttered Calder, 'and threats, and bribes, and war?'

Bayaz' eyes shone with the lamplight. 'Yes?'

'What kind of a fucking wizard are you?'

'The kind you obey. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#84. The elves knew the true names of these rivers,' said Skifr, who'd made a kind of bed among the cargo to drape herself on. 'We call them Divine and Denied because those are as close as our clumsy human tongues can come. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#85. Magnificent,' muttered Glokta, stretching out his aching back and squinting up, the pure white stone almost painful to look at in the afternoon glare. 'Seeing this, one could almost believe in God.' If one didn't know better. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#86. An open mind is like to an open wound. Vulnerable to poison. Liable to fester. Apt to give its owner only pain. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#87. You can weep over each other's hidden nobility when we're safe! - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#88. A man with a missing eye after a man with a missing finger. There's a song in there somewhere, I reckon. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#89. He had learned long ago that life became much easier if you ignored what was not right before you. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#90. I never saw men act with such ignorance, violence and self-serving malice as when energised by a just cause. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#91. Suffering is what gives a man strength, my boy, just as the steel most hammered turns out the hardest. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#92. Why did he have look like he just stepped off of an abercrombie bag? - Author: Rebecca Donovan
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#93. That's the trouble with running. Wherever you run to, that's where you are. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#94. Patience is as fearsome a weapon as rage. More so, in fact, 'cause fewer men have it. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#95. I'm a fucking coward."
"Maybe." Craw jerked his thumb over his shoulder at Whirrun's corpse. "There's a hero. Tell me who's better off. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#96. Those with bad luck should at least attempt to balance it with good sense. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#97. Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all. - Author: Neil Abercrombie
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#98. You can never have too many knives, his father had told him. Unless they're pointed at you, and by people who don't like you much. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#99. The universal law is that the most frustrating thing will always happen, no matter how unlikely. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#100. What better foundation for an alliance than mutual hatred and suspicion? - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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