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"Using words to talk of words is like using a pencil to draw a picture of itself, on itself. Impossible. Confusing. Frustrating ... but there are other ways to understanding." (The Name of the Wind)

"I sold my soul for knowledge of the future, only to have that very pact render me forever ignorant " (When True Night Falls)

"Unknowing ignorance is preferable to informed stupidity." (Warbreaker)

"War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend." (The Two Towers)

"Let others determine your worth and you're already lost, because no one wants people worth more than themselves." (The Warded Man)

"There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man." (Wise Man Fears)

"Death is lighter than a feather, but Duty is heavier than a mountain."(Eye of the World)

"We left. Walking uphill and into the wind. That suddenly seemed a metaphor for my whole life." (Assassin's Apprentice)

"To be more precise it was the color of heartache." (Jonathan Strange and Mr.Norrell)

"Even nothing cannot last forever." (American Gods)