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:Prophecies did not turn aside for the wishes of Accepted. Not for the prayers of nations. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|3}})
<item>Prophecies did not turn aside for the wishes of Accepted. Not for the prayers of nations. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|3}}</item>
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:"Change what you can if it needs changing, but learn to live with what you can't change" - [[Siuan]] ({{ns|3}})
<item>"Change what you can if it needs changing, but learn to live with what you can't change" - [[Siuan]] {{ns|3}}</item>
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:The Tower taught its students to live with what they could not change, too. But some things were important enough to try even if you were sure to fail. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|3}})
<item>The Tower taught its students to live with what they could not change, too. But some things were important enough to try even if you were sure to fail. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|3}}</item>
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:Fear was a poor tool, and one that always cut the user eventually. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|5}})
<item> Fear was a poor tool, and one that always cut the user eventually. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|5}} </item>
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He would need to know as much of politics as any queen, ans much of war as any general. As much of history as any scholar. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|5}})
<item> He would need to know as much of politics as any queen, ans much of war as any general. As much of history as any scholar. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|5}} </item>
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"When a man believes he may die, he wants to leave something of himself behind. When a woman believes her man may die, she wants that part of him desperately. The result is a great many babies born during wars. It's illogical, given the hardship that comes if the man does die, or the woman, but the human heart is seldom logical." - [[Meilyn]] ({{ns|5}})
<item> "When a man believes he may die, he wants to leave something of himself behind. When a woman believes her man may die, she wants that part of him desperately. The result is a great many babies born during wars. It's illogical, given the hardship that comes if the man does die, or the woman, but the human heart is seldom logical." - [[Meilyn]] {{ns|5}} </item>
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There were times when the rules could be broken. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|6}})
<item> There were times when the rules could be broken. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|6}} </item>
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Never a straight answer when mystery would do, and perhaps do better. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|8}})
<item> Never a straight answer when mystery would do, and perhaps do better. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|8}} </item>
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"I tell you, once I gain the shawl, if she ever tries to harm me again, I'll make her pay." - [[Siuan]] on [[Elaida]] ({{ns|8}})
<item> "I tell you, once I gain the shawl, if she ever tries to harm me again, I'll make her pay." - [[Siuan]] on [[Elaida]] {{ns|8}} </item>
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To be shared in silence, and only then with the women who had shared it with you. How long since they two had failed to share everything? Even here, the shawl brought separations. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|10}})
<item> To be shared in silence, and only then with the women who had shared it with you. How long since they two had failed to share everything? Even here, the shawl brought separations. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|10}} </item>
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The Blue sought to right wrongs, which was not always the same as seeking justice, like Greens and Grays. "Seekers after Causes," Verin had called Blues, and the capitals were there to be heard in her voice. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|11}})
<item> The Blue sought to right wrongs, which was not always the same as seeking justice, like Greens and Grays. "Seekers after Causes," Verin had called Blues, and the capitals were there to be heard in her voice. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|11}} </item>
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Some wars could not be won, yet they still must be fought. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|12}})
<item> Some wars could not be won, yet they still must be fought. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|12}} </item>
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Power often grew from others deciding that you already had power, and an appearance of wealth could give that. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|13}})
<item> Power often grew from others deciding that you already had power, and an appearance of wealth could give that. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|13}} </item>
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"Just be glad neither of us needs a hairdresser. The best hairdressers are true tyrants, nearly as bad as perfumers." - [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|13}})
<item> "Just be glad neither of us needs a hairdresser. The best hairdressers are true tyrants, nearly as bad as perfumers." - [[Moiraine]] {{ns|13}} </item>
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She was not superstitious, but failure to do so always brought ill luck to someone you cared for, so it was said. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|14}})
<item> She was not superstitious, but failure to do so always brought ill luck to someone you cared for, so it was said. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|14}} </item>
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The Blight meant death to most men. Death and the Shadow, in a rotting land tainted by the Dark One's breath, where anything at all could kill, an insect bite, the prick of the wrong thorn, a touch of the wrong leaf. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|15}})
<item> The Blight meant death to most men. Death and the Shadow, in a rotting land tainted by the Dark One's breath, where anything at all could kill, an insect bite, the prick of the wrong thorn, a touch of the wrong leaf. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|15}} </item>
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Respect or caution, awe or fear, there were sufficient reasons for a king to step aside for a sister. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|15}})
<item> Respect or caution, awe or fear, there were sufficient reasons for a king to step aside for a sister. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|15}} </item>
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The dead could not be returned to life, a land any more than a man. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|16}})
<item> The dead could not be returned to life, a land any more than a man. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|16}} </item>
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In his cradle he had been given four gifts. The ring in his hands and the locket that hung around his neck, the sword on his hip and an oath sworn in his name. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|16}})
<item> In his cradle he had been given four gifts. The ring in his hands and the locket that hung around his neck, the sword on his hip and an oath sworn in his name. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|16}} </item>
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"To stand against the Shadow so long as iron is hard and stone abides. To defend the Malkeiri while one drop of blood remains. To avenge what cannot be defended." - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|16}})
<item> "To stand against the Shadow so long as iron is hard and stone abides. To defend the Malkeiri while one drop of blood remains. To avenge what cannot be defended." - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|16}} </item>
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Your carneira wears part of your soul as a ribbon in her hair forever. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|16}})
<item> Your carneira wears part of your soul as a ribbon in her hair forever. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|16}} </item>
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"We cannot always see the reason, yet we can take some comfort in knowing there is one. The Wheel of Time weaves us into the Pattern as it wills, but the Pattern is the work of the Light." - [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|17}})
<item> "We cannot always see the reason, yet we can take some comfort in knowing there is one. The Wheel of Time weaves us into the Pattern as it wills, but the Pattern is the work of the Light." - [[Moiraine]] {{ns|17}} </item>
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"I suspect you'll want to take as much care choosing your first man as you do your first Warder." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|17}})
<item> "I suspect you'll want to take as much care choosing your first man as you do your first Warder." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] {{ns|17}} </item>
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"You still haven't learned the first real lesson, that the shawl means you are ready to truly begin learning. The second lesson is caution. I know better than most how hard that is to find when you're young and have saidar at your fingertips and the world at your feet. As you think." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|17}})
<item> "You still haven't learned the first real lesson, that the shawl means you are ready to truly begin learning. The second lesson is caution. I know better than most how hard that is to find when you're young and have saidar at your fingertips and the world at your feet. As you think." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] {{ns|17}} </item>
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"Heed carefully what I say. And do as I say. I will check your bed tonight, and if you are not in it, I will find you and make you weep as you did for those mice. You can dry your tears afterward on that shawl you believe makes you invincible. It does not." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|17}})
<item> "Heed carefully what I say. And do as I say. I will check your bed tonight, and if you are not in it, I will find you and make you weep as you did for those mice. You can dry your tears afterward on that shawl you believe makes you invincible. It does not." - [[Cadsuane]] to [[Moiraine]] {{ns|17}} </item>
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Once was happenstance, twice might be coincidence, but thrice or more indicated the actions of your enemies. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|18}}
<item> Once was happenstance, twice might be coincidence, but thrice or more indicated the actions of your enemies. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|18}} </item>
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"We swore we'd find beautiful young princes to bond, too, and marry them besides." - [[Siuan]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|18}})
<item> "We swore we'd find beautiful young princes to bond, too, and marry them besides." - [[Siuan]] to [[Moiraine]] {{ns|18}} </item>
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She did not mind a man wanting to see her unclothed, only his telling others about it. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|19}})
<item> She did not mind a man wanting to see her unclothed, only his telling others about it. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|19}} </item>
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Only a fool believed women less dangerous than men, but women often seemed to think men fools when it came to women. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|20}})
<item> Only a fool believed women less dangerous than men, but women often seemed to think men fools when it came to women. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|20}} </item>
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An Aes Sedai, if she really was one, and a Cairhienin? There could be no worse combination. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|20}})
<item> An Aes Sedai, if she really was one, and a Cairhienin? There could be no worse combination. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|20}} </item>
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A man's past belonged to himself and the people who had lived it with him. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|21}})
<item> A man's past belonged to himself and the people who had lived it with him. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|21}} </item>
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She would bring him properly to heel. Not to tame him utterly - a completely tame man was no use to himself or anyone else - but to make certain he recognized his mistakes right down to his bones. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|21}})
<item> She would bring him properly to heel. Not to tame him utterly - a completely tame man was no use to himself or anyone else - but to make certain he recognized his mistakes right down to his bones. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|21}} </item>
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The man had an arrow pulled out of his body, and he blinked! Why that should irritate her, she did not know, but it surely did. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|21}})
<item> The man had an arrow pulled out of his body, and he blinked! Why that should irritate her, she did not know, but it surely did. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|21}} </item>
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He was drowning in a sea of other people's expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|22}})
<item> He was drowning in a sea of other people's expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|22}} </item>
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The only way was forward, whatever lay at the end. - [[Lan]] PoV ({{ns|22}})
<item> The only way was forward, whatever lay at the end. - [[Lan]] PoV {{ns|22}} </item>
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"Even the mountains will be worn down with time." - [[Lan]] ({{ns|22}})
<item> "Even the mountains will be worn down with time." - [[Lan]] {{ns|22}} </item>
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"And I will obey my king. But as the saying goes, a king is not a king, alone with his carneira." - [[Edeyn]] to [[Lan]] ({{ns|22}})
<item> "And I will obey my king. But as the saying goes, a king is not a king, alone with his carneira." - [[Edeyn]] to [[Lan]] {{ns|22}} </item>
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Sometimes justice came from other than laws or swords. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|23}})
<item> Sometimes justice came from other than laws or swords. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|23}} </item>
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Yet every time one man was lifted from penury, another seemed to fall into it. That might not be fair, but it was the way of the world. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|23}})
<item> Yet every time one man was lifted from penury, another seemed to fall into it. That might not be fair, but it was the way of the world. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|23}} </item>
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She was missing something, and that worried her. What she did not know could kill her. Worse, it could kill the Dragon Reborn in his cradle. - [[Moiraine]] PoV ({{ns|25}})
<item> She was missing something, and that worried her. What she did not know could kill her. Worse, it could kill the Dragon Reborn in his cradle. - [[Moiraine]] PoV {{ns|25}} </item>
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"You surrender after you're dead." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{ns|26}})
<item> "You surrender after you're dead." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] {{ns|26}} </item>
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"I cannot lie about what happened here, but I can be silent. Will you be silent, or will you do the Shadow's work?" - [[Moiraine]] to [[Lan]] ({{ns|26}})
<item> "I cannot lie about what happened here, but I can be silent. Will you be silent, or will you do the Shadow's work?" - [[Moiraine]] to [[Lan]] {{ns|26}} </item>
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"By my mother's name, I will draw as you say 'draw' and sheathe as you say 'sheathe'. By my mother's name, I will come as you say 'come' and go as you say 'go'." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] {{epi01}}
<item> "By my mother's name, I will draw as you say 'draw' and sheathe as you say 'sheathe'. By my mother's name, I will come as you say 'come' and go as you say 'go'." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] {{epi01}} </item>
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"In war, you say a prayer for your dead and ride on, because there is always another fight over the next horizon." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] ({{epi01}})
<item> "In war, you say a prayer for your dead and ride on, because there is always another fight over the next horizon." - [[Lan]] to [[Moiraine]] {{epi01}} </item>
 
 
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Latest revision as of 09:06, 25 September 2017

Men listened closer to calm tones than to the loudest shouts, so long as firmness and certainty accompanied the calm - Lan PoV (NS, Ch. 1)