“I was born singing. Most babies cry, I sang an aria.”
“Who judges the judge who judges wrong?”
“Daughter, we didn't need your note - or a prince's visit - to tell us you'd done nothing wrong. We know the daughter we raised. We fear for your future, but never for your character. You take our love and our trust wherever you wander.
“To me, merely and pretty were words that had nothing to do with each other. Pretty went with miraculously, and merely belonged in another paragraph entirely.”
“Climb the day, Drop your dreams, Possess the day.”
“Voices and faces aren't manifestations
of good or bad.”
“I'm solitary as a pulled tooth,
Lonely as an unwelcome truth,
Lost as a minnow out of school,
A genius in a crop of fools.”
“Darling, everyone is beautiful in her own
way, and I am a fairy.”
“I rode all day.
I cried all night.
The moon didn’t glow.
The sun didn’t rise.
A comet blazed
Between my eyes.
West and South,
Wind and rain.
Every way is
Just the same.
Pray give me a box
To hide inside.
Pray give me a spade
To dig my own grave.”
“The inn's guests were sometimes friendly, but more often they were rude. As bad as the ones who stared were the ones who looked away in embarrassment. Some guests didn't want me to serve their food, and some didn't want me to clean their rooms.
We Ayorthians are sensitive to beauty, more sensitive than the subjects in other kingdoms, I think. We love a fine voice especially, but we also admire a rosy sunset, a sweet scent, a fetching face. And when we're not pleased, we're displeased.
I developed the habit of holding my hand in front of my face when guests arrived, a foolish practice, because it raised curiosity and concealed little.”
“that the book is really good. and theres a prince in it to.”
“Who judges the judge who judges wrong?
The sentence too weak,
The sentence too strong.
The penance too quick,
The penance too long.
Who judges the judge who judges wrong?”
“No sign of pleasure greeted the announcement. The mood in the hall was leaden.
My mood was livelier. Fright is livelier than lead.”
“.byjadh heemyeh odh ubaech achoedzaY Foolishness may have golden offspring. I hope yours does.”
“While most activists could use a good dose of gentleness, I think most believers could use a good dose of holy anger.”
“If there is a god, he is not only a wizard at leaving clues behind. More than anything, he's a master of concealment. And the world is not something that gives itself away. The heavens still keep their secrets. There is little gossip amongst the stars. But no one has forgotten the Big Bang yet. Since then, silence has reigned supreme, and every thing there is moving away. One can still come across a moon. Or a comet. Just don't expect friendly greetings. No visiting cards are printed in space.”
“You will stay with me. You will sleep here at my side and you will touch me. I am depressed but not when you stroke my chest.”
“We all make mistakes, Gared. But those that can see ’em are halfway to being better men.”
“I will love you until the end of days Aria; never doubt that for a moment. “
“I couldn’t possibly.”
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