Robin Hobb book quotes
Ship of Magic
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It is the nature of humans that we tend to pass our pain along. As if we could get rid of it by inflicting an equal hurt on someone else.
One does not gather many unique memories, hauled out on a beach.
Somehow, you have confused profitable and not profitable with right and wrong. I, however, have not.
There had been a few occasions when words had so reached into him and settled their truth in him like roots in rich earth. Some of the very best teachers at the monastery could wake this awe in him, when they spoke in simple words a truth that had swum unvoiced inside him.
You forbid? You forbid? Forbid the wind to blow past your stone den then, or the grass to grow in the earth around it. You have as much right. You forbid.
Nighteyes in "Royal Assassin"