“Honor is a fool's prize. Glory is of no use to the dead.”
“Two there shall be; no more, no less. One to embody the dark side, the other to crave it.”
“Honor is for the living. Dead is dead.”
“When you finally betray me, I hope you care enough to try to kill my yourself.”
“Equality is a myth to protect the weak. some of us are strong in the Force, others are not. Only a fool believes otherwise.”
“Those who ask for mercy,” he answered coldly, “are too weak to deserve it.”
“There is no shame in falling,” Pernicar said, standing up. “There is only shame if you refuse to rise once again.”
“The dark side is emotion, Bane. Anger, hate, love, lust. These are what make us strong, Peace is a lie. There is only passion. Your passion is still there, Bane. Seek it out. Reclaim it.”
“One Master and one apprentice; one to embody the power, the other to crave it”
“When you finally betray me, I hope you care enough to try to kill me yourself.”
“The Neimoidian gave a long, gurgling sigh. “You’re right, Des. The decision is made. Grim fate and ill fortune have conspired against you. It’s not like sabacc; you can’t fold a bad hand. In life you just play the cards you’re dealt.”
“He walked slowly up and down the rows, glancing at titles and authors, hoping to find something useful. He was so intent in his search that he failed to notice the dark, hooded figure that entered the archives and stood silently in the doorway, watching him”
“The power of the dark side. The heat of passion and emotion. I can feel it in you, as well. Burning beneath the surface. Burning like your anger. It makes you strong.”
“...Des felt a familiar feeling in the pit of his stomach. All soldiers felt the same thing going into battle, whether they admitted it or not: fear. Fear of failure, fear of dying, fear of watching their friends die, fear of being wounded and living out the rest of their days crippled or maimed. The fear was always there, and it would devour you if you let it.
Des knew how to turn that fear to his own advantage. Take what makes you weak and turn it into something that makes you strong. Transform the fear into anger and hate: hatred of the enemy; hatred of the Republic and the Jedi. The hate gave him strength, and the strength brought him victory.
For Des the transformation came easily once the fighting started. Thanks to his abusive father, he'd been turning fear into anger and hate ever since he was a child. Maybe that was why he was such a good soldier. Maybe that was why the others looked to him for leadership.”
“All soldiers felt the same thing going into battle, whether they admitted it or not: fear. Fear of failure, fear of dying, fear of watching their friends die, fear of being wounded and living out the rest of their days crippled or maimed. The fear was always there, and it would devour you if you let it.
Des knew how to turn that fear to his own advantage. Take what makes you weak and turn it into something that makes you strong. Transform the fear into anger and hate: hatred of the enemy; hatred of the Republic and the Jedi. The hate gave him strength, and the strength brought him victory.”
“I had a dreary, depressed feeling so deep in my soul that I was almost ready to believe I had one.”
“They had never discussed feelings, and had no language for them now.”
“it doesn’t matter where we are going, or what the future brings and what people might do to us, the past always comes back one way or another.”
“Always look like you know where you're going, even when you don't”
“There are nearly thirteen million people in the world. None of those people is an extra. They're all the leads of their own stories. They have to be given their due.”
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