13+ quotes from Assassin's Creed: Revelations by Oliver Bowden

Quotes from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

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“Death doesn’t wait for you to finish a book.” “Then read what you can, while you can.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“How naïve to believe that there might be a single answer to every question. Every mystery. That there exists a lone, divine light that rules over everything. They say it is a light that brings truth and love. I say it is a light that blinds us—and forces us to stumble about in ignorance. I long for the day when men will turn away from invisible monsters, and once more embrace a more rational view of the world. But these new religions are so convenient—and promise such terrible punishment should one reject them—I worry that fear shall keep us stuck to what is truly the greatest lie ever told . . .”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“Ezio considered the new century they were in - the sixteenth. And only near its beginning. What would unfold during it, he could only guess; he knew that, at his age, he would not see very much more of it. More discoveries, and more wars, no doubt. But essentially the same play repeating itself - and the same actors, only with different costumes and different props for each generation that swallows up the last, each thinking that it would be the one to do better.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“It’s incredible. The more we learn about the world, the less we seem to know.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“Ah, I am weary of this fight, Claudia … Weary not because I am tired, but because our struggle seems to move in one direction only … towards chaos. Today I have more questions than answers. This is why I have come so far: to find clarity. To find the wisdom left behind by the Great Mentor, so that I may better understand the purpose of our fight, and my place in it. Should anything happen to me, dear Claudia … should my skills fail me, or my ambition lead me astray, do not seek revenge or retribution in my memory, but fight to continue the search for truth so that all may benefit. My story is one of many thousands, and the world will suffer if it ends too soon.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“For as long as we continue to reproduce, we will give rise to doubters and challengers.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“Being a poet doesn't automatically emasculate you, Claudia.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“I have seen enough for one lifetime!”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“Sometimes our worst premonitions are the least reliable.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“That is one of the moral paradoxes mankind will wrestle with until the day he becomes truly civilized,” replied Piri. “Is it evil to use evil to combat evil? Is agreeing with that argument merely a simple justification for something none of us should really do?” “For now,” said Ezio, “there is not leisure to ponder such questions.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“A wounded heart sees all wisdom as the point of a knife.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

“the world is a tapestry of many colours and patterns. A just leader would celebrate this, not seek to unravel it.”
― Oliver Bowden, quote from Assassin's Creed: Revelations

About the author

Oliver Bowden
Born place: Ilford, Essex , The United Kingdom
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