Brent Weeks Quotes

Brent Weeks Quotes

I think of rounds of editing as hammer time. Then, when they interrupt my writing, I can say... *shakes head* Nah, I just can't do it. Although when I come across a brilliant line, I do think, Can't touch this. And when I'm worried I'm overwriting a scene, I think, Hammer, don't hurt 'em.

Words were another sword for the man who wielded them well.

This world has only two kinds of people: villains and smiling villains.

I'm not dreaming this, am I?" he asked.
Dehvi lifted an eyebrow. "There's only one way to know for sure," he said.
What's that?"
Go piss in the woods. If you feel wet and warm afterward, wake up.

The perfect killer has no friends. Only targets.

The perfect killer has no conscience.

The perfect killer has no identity.

Do you know what punishments I've endured for my crimes, my sins? None. I am proof of the absurdity of men's most treasured abstractions. A just universe wouldn't tolerate my existence.

The man who is content to live alone is either a beast or a god.

Every act intends some good.

- Mennyit fizetek én neked?
- Eddig még semmit, Prizma nagyúr.
- Na, akkor azt kétszerezd meg!

Rossz gyerek voltam. Szerencsére azóta sokat változtam. Most már rossz ember vagyok.

Rendelt ideje van a hülyék megrázásának.

Nekünk áldozatunk van. Miért nevezzük áldozatnak? Mert amikor elfogadunk egy megbízást, az illető hátralévő rövidke élete puszta formaság.

Nő vagyok. Nem kényelmi szempontok alapján választok ruhát.

Freedom isn't the highest good. Power is. For without power, your freedom can be taken.

Moments of beauty sustain us through hours of ugliness.

Assassination is an art, milord. And I am the city's most accomplished artist.

Relationships are ropes. Love is a noose. - Durzo Blint

A man’s greatest treasures are his illusions - Durzo Blint

Your Majesty,” Durzo said gravely. “A man of your stature’s cursing vocabulary ought to extend beyond a tedious reiteration of the excreta that fills the void between his ears.” - Durzo Blint

Love is a madness. Love is Failer - Durzo Blint

Tell them the Night Angel walks. Tell them Justice is come.

Why is it, my shadow-striding friend, that we don't fear dreams? We lose consciousness, lose control, things happen with no apparent logic and abiding by no apparent rules.... We don't fear dreams, but we do fear madness, and death terrifies us.

We're victims of our own refined tastes.

Elbuktam, Kylar, mert azt hittem, az ember csak egyszer eshet át a Tűzpróbán. Tévedtem. Az élet maga egy tűzpróba.

A hatalom próba, Liv. Minden hatalom próba.

What people value in their books - and thus what they count as literature - really tells you more about them than it does about the book.

Meg lennél lepve, hogy milyen beszédesek a férfiak egy nő jelenlétében, akiről azt gondolják, hogy egy ostoba kurva.

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