“I told you. You own me. I'm yours. All that I have been. All that I am. All that I will ever be. Your happiness is mine. Your fury is mine. And your needs will be met before mine. I love you, and to me, that means placing you first and giving to you what I will never give to another. Power over me. (Thane to Elin)”
“Love is more than an emotion. It’s a choice. Feeling love is one thing. Showing love is quite another.”
“But you have to admit I wasn’t in my right mind. You had just ridden the intelligence right out of me.”
“The hardest battles have the sweetest victories.”
“Words were one of the most powerful forces known—or unknown—to man. The Most High had created this world with His words. And humans, who had been fashioned in His image, could direct the entire course of their lives with their words, their mouths as the rudder on a ship, as the bridle on a horse. They produced with their words. They destroyed with their words.”
“The world could be a conniving harlot, as evil as a demon, but love would defeat her, every single time. Love never failed.”
“She knelt beside him. “Now, do you see this?” She plucked a weed from the dirt. “It and everything like it are weeds. Weeds are bad. But those,” she said, pointing to the flower stems, “those are good. Right now, bad is murdering good, so we’ve got to go to war and help.” Horror dawned on his features. “A fancy way of saying I am to...garden?” He shuddered. “You’ll be doing more than that, thank you. You’ll be saving something beautiful.”
“A man devoted time to what mattered to him—to what he deemed worthy of his attention.”
“I told you. You own me. I’m yours. All that I have been. All that I am. All that I will ever be. Your happiness is mine. Your fury is mine. And your needs will be met before mine. I love you, and to me, that means placing you first and giving to you what I will never give to another. Power over me.”
“If “best years ahead” is the answer, then “things stupid people say” is the question.”
“oh little piggies" thane said his voice soft yet dramatic. "such sweet treats. how you send so many women...into heat.”
“Rincewind trudged back up the beach. "The trouble is," he said, "is that things never get better, they just stay the same, only more so.”
“Adventure, with all its requisite danger and wildness, is a deeply spiritual longing written into the soul of man.”
“She smiles, displaying an uneven row of sugar cube teeth.”
“He said he wouldn’t stay, as he didn’t care much for the smell of the paint, and fell over the scraper as he went out. Must get the scraper removed, or else I shall get into a scrape. I don’t often make jokes.”
“Não me cantem canções da luz do dia / Pois o sol é o inimigo dos amantes / Cantem das sombras e da escuridão / E das lembranças da meia-noite.”
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