Quotes from Mastiff

Tamora Pierce ·  596 pages

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“A cat understands how to be pleasant in the morning. He doesn't talk.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“And if they don't believe us, I can give them the ghost eyes, you can go all big and threatening, Farmer can do his cracknob simpleton, and my lady can don her nobleness. We'll do all right.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“Sweetheart, never listen to what my enemies say. They're very confused people. I know they are because I've spent years making them that way.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“Just because I'm no jaw clacker doesn't mean there should be a ruction put up whenever I have sommat to say.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“I want to marry her, when I grow up to be a man.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“I met the oddest little fellow today, Alan of Trebond.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“If her rump were any stiffer, she'd break it every time she rides', I thought to Pounce.
'If she fell on the steps, they would never be able to put her together again', he replied.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“He has artistry," he repeated. "Because that's what it takes to blow things up. And cook his arm.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“If Cape wasn't your last name, what was your real one?" I asked, deathly curious now. "Ahhhh," he complained. "Pincas Huckleburr.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“He liked me to help him when he did things. He explained what I didn't know, warned me when to stand aside, never told me to get out of his way because he could do it faster, and thanked me for helping. There were moments when he needed me to rescue him, and he never blamed me for it, or got angry about it.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“You get too excited over big flashes, Tunstall. Mages rely on that to make you think they have more power than you.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

“Turnstall's view of what men could and couldn't do was sometimes odd. Our old parter Goodwin and I agreed that there was no manly or unwomanly, only what you chose to do.”
― Tamora Pierce, quote from Mastiff

About the author

Tamora Pierce
Born place: in South Connellsville, Pennsylvania, The United States
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