Robert Jordan Quotes

Robert Jordan Quotes

You have made a place in my heart where I thought there was no room for anything else. You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones. Remember this, on this journey you insist on making. If you die, I will not survive you long.

Til shade is gone,
til water is gone
Into the shadow with teeth bared
Screaming defiance with the last breath
To spit in Sightblinder’s eye on the Last Day.

Death comes to us all; we can only choose how to face it when it comes.

Time to toss the dice

What is too absurd to be believed is believed because it is too absurd to be a lie.

You can never know everything. Part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of knowledge lies in going on anyway.

Death is lighter than a feather, but Duty is heavier than a mountain.

A man falling off a cliff to certain death will stretch out a hand even to his worst enemy.

Does it make you brave to stick your hand in a bear's mouth? Would you do it again just because you didn't die?

I always say, if you must mount the gallows, give a jest to the crowd, a coin to the hangman, and make the drop with a smile on your lips.

There is some delight in ale and wine
And some in girls with ankles fine
But my delight, yes always mine
Is to dance with Jak O’ the Shadows

We will toss the dice however they fall
And snuggle the girls be they short or tall
Then follow Lord Mat whenever he calls
To dance with Jak O’ the Shadows.

If you don't know everything, you must go on with what you do know.

Sometimes she thought the Creator had only made men to cause trouble for women.

I do not like odd things until I can understand them.

A man who trusts everyone is a fool and a man who trusts no one is a fool. We are all fools if we live long enough.

You can't give up. You can't ever give up. If you give up you might as well be dead.

Politics is a foggy mire full of snakes.

We rode on the winds of the rising storm,
We ran to the sounds of the thunder.
We danced among the lightning bolts,
and tore the world asunder.

Dovie'andi se tovya sagain!

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

All was shattered, and all but memory lost, and one memory above all others, of him who brought the Shadow and the Breaking of the World. And him they named Dragon.

Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile.

The only rules he wanted to remember were "never kiss a girl whose brothers have knife scars" and "never gamble without knowning a back way out

And yet many of us do it without families," Nynaeve said. "Without love, without passion beyond our own particular interests. So even while we try to guide the world, we separate ourselves from it.We risk arrogance, Egwene. We always assume we know best, but risk making ourselves unable to fathom the people we claim to serve.

I'd run. But maybe you can't run. Think of that, too.' His yellow eyes seemed to look inward, and he sounded tired. 'Sometimes you can't run.

The way back will come but once. Be steadfast.

In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes

If your enemy offers you two targets, strike at a third.

Only a battle lost is sadder than a battle won.

You may be old enough to marry, Matrim Cauthon, but in truth you shouldn't be off your mother's apron strings.

Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive.

Times are not what they were, and we cannot be, either. If you sit and wish for what you want, you may not see it this side of the grave.

People are people, low or high.

As many roads down as up, and the roads down as slippery as the others.

You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps even the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyway.

If you boys... you men can do what has to be done when you'd rather do almost anything else, why do you think I will do less? Or Egwene

A woman's love can be violent.
Sometimes they hurt a man worse than they think they have, worse than they mean to.
Sometimes, they're even sorry afterwards.

Any fool knows men and women think differently at times, but the biggest difference is this. Men forget, but never forgive; women forgive, but never forget.

Waiting turns men into bears in a barn, and women into cats in a sack.

Let most men have a finger and they will have the whole hand before you know. Let a clan cheif have a finger and he will have the entire arm.

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