Quotes from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy

Terry Brooks ·  1200 pages

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“Love supplies a kind of strength that can withstand even death.”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


“We are friends, Brin, and friends do for each other what they see needs to be done,” the girl had explained in the late hours of the previous night when all talk had drifted into weary whispers. “Friendship is a thing sensed inwardly as much as a thing pledged openly. One feels friendship and becomes bound by it. It was this that drew Whisper to me and gained me his loyalty. I loved him as he loved me, and each of us sensed that in the other. I have sensed it with you as well. We are to be friends, all of us, and if we are to be friends, then we must share both good and bad in our friendship. Your needs become mine.”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


“Perhaps it was inevitable that all learning, whether born of good or bad intention, whether used to give life or to take life away, must come to light at some point in time. Perhaps”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


“It’s the age-old tale of complacency, Shea.” The tall warrior sighed deeply and stretched as he rose. “We may be standing on the brink of the greatest war in a thousand years, but no one wants to accept the fact. Everyone gets in the same rut—let a few take care of the gates to the city while the rest forget and go back to their homes. It becomes a habit—depending on a few to protect the rest. And then one day … the few are not enough, and the enemy is within the city—right through the open gates …”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


“Human minds are not equipped to face the realities of nonmaterial existence on this sphere. It is too much for any mortal to bear for long.” Again”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy



“Human minds are not equipped to face the realities of nonmaterial existence on this sphere. It is too much for any mortal to bear for”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


“Again he trailed off into ominous silence.”
― Terry Brooks, quote from The Sword of Shannara Trilogy


About the author

Terry Brooks
Born place: in Sterling, Illinois, The United States
Born date January 8, 1944
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