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#1. Not one word," Kel warned. "Tobe and I have reached an understanding."
Neal's lips twitched. "Why do I feel you did most of the understanding. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#2. Dale: "No, no
curse it, Beka, you're the prickliest woman I've ever met!"
Goodwin: "No, I am. But she comes very close, I have to say."
- Dale Rowan and Clara Goodwin when Beka didn't want to accept money for being Dale's "luck - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#3. Sometimes there's nothing you can do. [ ... ] Sometimes they don't have enough to fight with. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#4. Don't threaten someone unless you're certain you can carry out the threat. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#5. Libraries are places where the damaged go to find friends - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#6. If we just allowed women and men more leeway in our culture and more acceptance, I think they would be able to make better compromises. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#7. She has teeth like stars and hair like sheep fuzz - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#8. A crow may put on human shape or crow shape, but we remain crows," he replied firmly. "Hawks, too, are the same, whether they are born in human nests or hawk ones. The nestlings must always be protected. Since you have chosen to protect these, I and mine will protect you. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#9. She got to her feet and tucked her fingers into her armpits to warm them, glaring at Briar and Parahan as she walked over to the mules. It wasn't fair that men didn't have to twist themselves into knots to pee! - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#10. Why do I get the feeling that if you give me a hard time, I'll tell all of our year-mates your family nickname is Meathead? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#11. She promised herself that from now on she would try to sit as close to Neal as possible. She could not kick someone eight chairs away. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#12. The person who commits an action is the one responsible for it, not the people he commits the action upon. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#13. Don't let him upset you," Niko told the four softly. "He's old and he's frightened."
"You're as old as him, and you aren't scared of us," Briar pointed out.
Niko glared at him. "Thank you so much," he retorted waspishly. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#14. Does anyone in this land act like they're supposed to? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#15. Why does he speak of them that way?" The crow-man wanted to know. "They are humans, just like he is."
"I don't think he sees them as just like him." Ally explained.
"He is foolish then," said Nawat. "There are more raka than Bronaus. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#16. And if they don't believe us, I can give them the ghost eyes, you can go all big and threatening, Farmer can do his cracknob simpleton, and my lady can don her nobleness. We'll do all right. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#17. If I were useful, you wouldn't know it was me. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#18. I well knew the rules to follow with our training Dogs: Speak when you're spoken to. Keep out of the way. Obey all orders. Get killed on your own time. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#19. What's dry?' 'Good question. Next question! - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#20. He knows about things like betrayal, and being afraid, and the looks on people's faces when they know you did something they thought impossible - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#21. Military folk," Neal said with exaggerated patience, shaking his head. "The only way you know to solve problems is by beating them with a stick. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#22. I wanted to have something good to remember about today," she replied quietly. "Something that wasn't petty and mean. Sometimes you have to provide such moments yourself. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#23. I love you," he whispered. "If you get yourself killed, I will never forgive you. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#24. Don't call me 'gentleman'. I work for a livin'. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#25. You didn't kill him. He would have killed you, but you didn't kill him."
"So? He was stupid. If I killed everyone who was stupid, I wouldn't have time to sleep. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#26. You are brave, kicking a chained prisoner. They must sing heroic ballads about you on winter nights! (Alanna) - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#27. She would have kissed him, if she kissed stupid men. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#28. I wish we had a sign that this flaming dragon is part of an attack or something. Those dung heaps might think it's just one of their own monsters enjoying the sunrise. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#29. Sandry: "There has to be something we can do."
Lark: "We're mages. We do what we can, but some problems are too big to fix."
Sandry: "Then I wish I weren't a mage. What good is magic, if you can't use it to help people. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#30. Why do boys say someone acts like a girl as if it were an insult? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#31. Ozorne, my precious, where are you?
- Rikash Moonsword - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#32. You get too excited over big flashes, Tunstall. Mages rely on that to make you think they have more power than you. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#33. I'm to attend balls and banquets without my squire?" demanded Raoul, all innocence. "I can't handle things like requesting water to shave with, or getting my clothes pressed. I need Kel. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#34. Cats aren't special advisers. They advise us all the time, whether we want them to or no. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#35. I've written short stories in first person, but you have so much more control writing in third person. Third person, you know what everybody's thinking. First person is very limiting, and I could never sustain a first person novel before. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#36. A good friend will help you up when you fall. A best friend will laugh and try to trip you again.
- I'm not sure - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#37. He is a horse who will burn and bloat and explode in the sun. Put him back in the oven and let him cook until he's done. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#38. Not all nine-fingered girls have hatchets, she said in Tradertalk. Some of us just tried to have a conversation with a snapping turtle.
(Sandry to Daja, referring to her conversation with Tris.) - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#39. If you have to hit--hit low. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#40. I believe in deeds, not words. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#41. Tris: "What if I don't want to cut up aloe leaves?"
Rosethorn: "Ask me if I care what you want. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#42. We are what we're made to be. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#43. If I have to 'catch' a man to get a husband, I don't want one. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#44. She decided to be quiet for now. There was a Yamani saying: "You need never unsay anything that you did not say in the first place. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#45. Threats are the last resort of a man with no vocabulary. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#46. If you've a story, make sure it's a whole one, with details close to hand. It's the difference between a good lie and getting caught. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#47. Better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#48. It was time to work on his trees, to brew medicines and weed the rooftop plants before he forgot who he really was in all this running around. (Briar) - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#49. Feelings, she learned, were hard to fight. She treasured his smiles and compliments and tried not to dwell on the fact that he gave this things to his friend Kel.
His dreamy-eyed gazes, poems, and fits of passionate melancholy were for Uline. It was hard not to resent the older girl. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#50. You fed it.' The badger sighed. 'Sometimes I think you'll feed anything. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#51. The girl looked at the mess she had made, at the ax, the shattered immortal, and the gouts of dark blood all around, and vomited. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#52. They had almost reached their horses when Neal's unmistakable drawl sounded through the stable: Joren is so pretty. Say, Garvey, are you two friends because you can have him? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#53. I myself have noticed my growing resemblance to a daffodil. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#54. Just because I'm no jaw clacker doesn't mean there should be a ruction put up whenever I have sommat to say. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#55. If Cape wasn't your last name, what was your real one?" I asked, deathly curious now. "Ahhhh," he complained. "Pincas Huckleburr. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#56. Anyone who tells you they don't need to rewrite, they're usually the ones who need it worst. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#57. Girl, boy or dancing bear, you're the finest page-the finest squire-to-be-at court. (Jon to Alanna) - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#58. I forgot my purse of laughter when I dressed this mornin'," she told me. "Have you not bought anythin' the last few days? Prices have gone up. Pay or starve, it's all one to me. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#59. My new knight mistress is famed for wielding sharp edges: Sword, Knife and Tongue! - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#60. Dreadful sorry mistress. Ma always said I was too silly to die - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#61. And I think Alanna would quote Sean Connery from "The Untouchables" to you: "At the end of your shift, go home alive." She would say, Don't think about being brave or working hard
just do what you need to do. When you look back, you'll be surprised to see that this was exactly enough. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#62. When in doubt," the mage Numair Salmalin had taught the pages, "Shoot the wizard. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#63. Never break a promise to an animal. They're like babies - they won't understand. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#64. It's your own fault for encouraging him ... , you know. Now he thinks he's a human being.
Neal of Queens cove - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#65. You haven't been bit till a dragon does it. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#66. Beka: 'Will you keep me here forever? My hands are sticky.'
Dale: 'I'll lick the honey off, - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#67. You turned into a hero when I wasn't watching. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#68. The god touched me once, Beka. I'd soon not get his attention again. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#69. The god inside the man glanced at Aly. "This is your chessboard, I believe, my dear."
Aly beamed at him. "So it is. And the game begins. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#70. At the house, the gathering broke up quickly. Sarai announced that she had a headache and needed to lie down. Without her to hold them together, the young nobles chose to go home. The gloss had been stripped from the afternoon. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#71. Girls are 50% of the population. We deserve to represent 50% of the heroes. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#72. I believe that we haven't begun to understand the many forces that bind the physical world, any more than we understand our own minds and what they're capable of. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#73. She rides as a man, goes unveiled as a man, fights as a man. Let her prove herself worthy as a man, worthy of her weapons and of our friendship. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#74. We can't just act without thinking anymore, Tris. They've been trying to teach as that all along. I guess if we're mages, we can't exactly be kids, can we?
- Sandry after the pirate attack - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#75. Well, laddie, if you've let an old buzzard like me hurt you confidence, you couldn't have had much in the first place. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#76. If I say you're a goatherd's son, you say, 'Yes, Lord Ralon.'"
Alanna gasped with fury. "I'd as soon kiss a pig! Is that what you've been doing-kissing pigs? Or being kissed? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#77. Publishers have realized that, unlike the previous time period, American teenagers are both smarter and require more topical material than they had been giving them before that. For one thing, they'll read thicker books. Besides, has anybody looked at the news or read the newspapers recently? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#78. If her rump were any stiffer, she'd break it every time she rides', I thought to Pounce.
'If she fell on the steps, they would never be able to put her together again', he replied. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#79. Don't worry. We'll farm, soon's he finishes wi' that new-style Scanran fertilizer. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#80. Evvy: "Is she going to eat Jooba-hooba? She looks like she's going to bite him, at least."
Briar: "No - if she bit him, he'd die. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#81. Not too fast," called Raoul. "Let's not scare anyone."
"His majesty said with all deliberate speed!" chirped the courier. He flinched under Lerant's glare.
"That's how we're doing it," Raoul told him. "Deliberately. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#82. Haven't you ever noticed that people who win say it's because the gods know they are in the right, but if they lose, it wasn't the gods who declared them wrong? Their opponent cheated, or their equipment was bad. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#83. Don't we teach our women to view all men according to the actions of a few? - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#84. Our gods are much too busy in our lives for us to ignore them. (Myles) - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#85. I truly love our Code of Chivalry. We are taught that noblemen must take everything and say nothing. Noblemen must stand alone. Well, we're men, and men aren't born to stand alone.
-Myles of Olau - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#86. Faithful: When will you learn to leave well enough alone?
Alanna sighed. When I want to stop learning, I guess. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#87. Curiosity killed the cat," Fesgao remarked, his dark eyes unreadable.
Aly rolled her eyes. Why did everyone say that to her? "People always forget the rest of the saying," she complained. "'And satisfaction brought it back. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#88. My heart bleeds buttermilk.

-Daine - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#89. Goodwin scowled at her cup. With all due respect, my lord, I hate it when you make sense. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#90. You know, ogres only sound stupid. Most are pretty smart."
"And it's a shallow person who judges anyone by the way they sound. I'm so shallow I'm surprised I don't reflect myself. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#91. You'll see. I'm as good as any boy. I'm better. - Kel - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#92. I wish he wouldn't do this when he's on me. It's really very upsetting. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#93. Why, I'm just as true and honest as dirt. And I'm even more charming than dirt. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#94. Excuse me," she said politely. "But you can't have him. Not yet. He's going to come back with me. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#95. I'm not so fond of people myself, Evvy, but I took my vows for a reason. There are two classes of people in the world, the destroyers and the builders. I want to build, not destroy. You need to ask yourself who you're going to be. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#96. A library is a gateway to others' minds, hearts, and lives. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#97. When in doubt, shoot the wizard. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#98. Buri rode along with her own Group Askew and two more Rider Groups, the Sixth, called Thayet's Dogs, and the Fifteenth, Stickers. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#99. As long as there's life, there's hope. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#100. Your life might be easier if you were. A fool for love is happier than a Dog with a heart that's all leather. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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