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AielEdit

"Killing is as easy as dying, any fool could do either."
   —So say the Aiel (The Fires of Heaven, Chapter 20)

AmysEdit

"Life is a dream from which we all must wake before we can dream again."
   —Amys

AviendhaEdit

"Death comes for us all. We can only chose how to face it when it comes."
   —Aviendha

Aviendha: “Elayne is a wetlander, your own kind. Exactly the woman for you. Is she not beautiful? Her back is straight, her limbs supple and strong, her lips like plump loveapples. Her hair is spun gold, her eyes blue sapphires. Her skin is smoother than the finest silk, her bosom fine and well-rounded. Her hips are -”
Rand al'Thor: “I know she is pretty. What are you doing?”
Aviendha: “I am describing her. Have you seen her in her bath? There is no need for me to describe her if you have seen -”
Rand al'Thor: “I have not seen!”
Aviendha: “Her hips -”
Rand al'Thor: “Stop that!”
   —Aviendha and Rand al'Thor

"Men always believe they are in control of everything around them. When they find out they are not, they think they have failed, instead of learning a simple truth women already know."
   —Aviendha
"You belong to the near-sister of my near-sister. I have toh to Elayne, now, but that is none of your concern. Are you going to lie there forever? I have heard that men turn lazy, after, but it cannot be long until the clans are ready to begin the morning’s march. You must be there."
   —Aviendha

Berelain sur Paendrag PaeronEdit

"I always get what I want in the end. And I think I want ... ornamental ironwork. For the windows of my bedchamber."
   —Berelain sur Paendrag Paeron

Birgitte SilverbowEdit

"If you are going to wear the dress, why cover up? You are a woman. Why not be proud of it?"
   —Birgitte Silverbow
"The best way to avoid trouble is to make sure no one wants to trouble you."
   —Birgitte Silverbow

Davram BashereEdit

"A man must know when to retreat from a woman, but a wise man knows that sometimes he must stand and face her."
   —Davram Bashere
"You won't catch him by surprise. He wants us to come at him. He's out there waiting for it... if we stand nose-to-nose with this fellow, I think maybe the vultures grow fat and nobody rides away."
   —Davram Bashere
"Once he had a grove of oaks chopped down because they were looking at him. And then insisted that they would be given decent funerals; he gave the orations. Do you have any idea how longs it takes to dig graves for twenty-three oak trees?"
   —Davram Bashere about Muad Cheade
"When I first slept in a saddle, Muad Cheade was Marshal-General.The man was as mad as a hare in spring thaw. Twice every day he searched is bodyservant for poison, and he drank nothing but vinegar and water, which he claimed was sovereign against the poison the fellow fed him, but he ate everything the man prepared for as long as I knew him"
   —Davram Bashere
"He might have been insane but he could out-general anyone I ever saw. He never lost a battle, he never even came close to losing."
   —Davram Bashere to Rand al'Thor about Muad Cheade

Egwene al'VereEdit

"You put your cat in your hat and stuff it down your breeches, Rand al'Thor."
   —Egwene al'Vere

Elayne TrakandEdit

"Nynaeve, admitting she had been a fool? She almost looked to see whether the sun has turned green!"
   —Elayne Trakand

Elyas MacheraEdit

"Yes, I've been watching you... Heard you, mostly. The horse is the only one of you that doesn't trample around loud enough to be heard five miles off."
   —Elyas Machera
"You'll use it, boy, and as long as you hate using it, you will use it more wisely than most men would. Wait. If ever you don't hate it any longer, then will be the time to throw it as far as you can and run the other way."
   —Elyas Machera

EnailaEdit

Enaila: “Do you know why they are called Thunder Walkers? Because even when they are standing still, you keep looking to the sky expecting to see lightning.”
Sha'mad Conde: “Do you know why Maidens use handtalk? Because even when they are not talking, they cannot stop talking.”
   —Enaila and Sha'mad Conde

Faile BashereEdit

"I'll not have you bleeding to death on me. That would be just like you, to die and leave me the work of burying you. You have no consideration."
   —Faile Bashere

Galadedrid DamodredEdit

Galadedrid Damodred: “If you spend much time around Nynaeve. You'll need a bow, quarterstaff and sword to protect yourself.And I don't know whether that would be enough.”
Gawyn Trakand: “Galad,You just very nearly made a joke”
Galadedrid Damodred: “I do have a sense of humor, Gawyn, You only think I do not because I do not care to mock people”
   —Galadedrid Damodred and Gawyn Trakand

GaulEdit

Gaul: “Do you know what you are doing, Perrin?”
Perrin Aybara: “No. But there's no reason for Faile to know that.”
Gaul: “It is fun to be so young, is it not, Perrin?”
   —Gaul and Perrin Aybara

Gawyn TrakandEdit

"My Lady Aiel Egwene Aes Sedai, I love you, and I cannot wait for you to bond me."
   —Gawyn Trakand

Galadedrid Damodred: “If you spend much time around Nynaeve. You'll need a bow, quarterstaff and sword to protect yourself.And I don't know whether that would be enough.”
Gawyn Trakand: “Galad,You just very nearly made a joke”
Galadedrid Damodred: “I do have a sense of humor, Gawyn, You only think I do not because I do not care to mock people”
   —Galadedrid Damodred and Gawyn Trakand

Gitara MorosoEdit

"He is born again! I feel him! The Dragon takes his first breath on the slopes of Dragonmount! He is coming! He is coming! Light help us! Light help the world! He lies in the snow and cries like the thunder! He burns like the sun!"
   —Gitara Moroso, Keeper of the Chronicles, Foretelling Rand's birth

Juilin SandarEdit

"I have never abandoned a woman in trouble in my life. You send me away and I will be on your heels like a soarer on a stern-chase."
   —Juilin Sandar

LanfearEdit

"I can show a tender, woman's heart when I choose."
   —Lanfear

Lan MandragoranEdit

"You surrender after you're dead."
   —al'Lan Mandragoran
"In war, you say a prayer for your dead and ride on, because there is always another fight over the next horizon."
   —Lan Mandragoran
"Duty is heavier than a mountain. Death, lighter than a feather."
   —Lan Mandragoran

Lews Therin TelamonEdit

"Oh, Light, why do I have a madman in my head? Why? Why?"
   —Lews Therin Telamon
"Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive."
   —Lews Therin Telamon
"A man who trusts everyone is a fool, and a man who trusts no one is a fool. We are all fools, if we live long enough."
   —Lews Therin Telamon
"What I love I destroy. What I destroy, I love."
   —Lews Therin Telamon

Lini EltringEdit

"At my age, if I make it up, it is still an old saying."
   —Lini Eltring
"An open chest hides nothing, and an open door hides little. But an open man is surely hiding something."
   —Lini Eltring
"The pike does not ask the frog’s permission before dining."
   —Lini Eltring
 

Logain AblarEdit

"Now I'm a flaming fly-whisk?"
   —Logain Ablar

LoialEdit

"Stay and get married or travel the Ways. Life is very unsettling with ta'veren for friends."
   —Loial

Mat CauthonEdit

"I'm no lord. I've more respect for myself than that."
   —Mat Cauthon
"Dovie'andi se tovya sagain."
   —Mat Cauthon

Mat Cauthon: “What are you going to do now?”
Rand al'Thor: “Something you should like. I am going to break the rules.”
   —Mat Cauthon and Rand al'Thor

"Never kiss a girl whose brothers have knife scars. Never gamble without knowing a back way out."
   —Matrim Cauthon
"Yet one shall be born to face the Shadow, born once more as he was born before and shall be born again, time without end. The Dragon shall be Reborn, and there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth at his rebirth. In sackcloth and ashes shall he clothe the people, and he shall break the world again by his coming, tearing apart all ties that bind. Like the unfettered dawn shall he blind us, and burn us, yet shall the Dragon Reborn confront the Shadow at the Last Battle, and his blood shall give us the Light."
   —From the Karaethon Cycle
"We are going to tickle some Aes Sedai under the chin, rescue a mule, and put a snip-nosed girl on the Lion Throne. Oh, yes. That's Aviendha. Don't look at her cross-wise or she'll try to cut your throat and probably slit her own by mistake."
   —Mat Cauthon
"Dance well with a woman, and she’s halfway yours."
   —Mat Cauthon
"I will wager two silver marks to two from each of you that I can beat both of you at once, just the way I said. You can't have fairer odds than that. There are two of you, and one of me, so two to one are fair odds."
   —Mat Cauthon

Mazrim TaimEdit

"Let the lord of chaos rule."
   —Mazrim Taim
"Kneel and swear to the Lord Dragon, or you will be knelt"
   —Mazrim Taim

Min FarshawEdit

"Better ten days of love, than years of regretting."
   —Min Farshaw
"Men are strange. I think it has something to do with the hair on their chins."
   —Min Farshaw

MoghedienEdit

"Semirhage once made a man scream his every waking hour for five years. She even kept him sane, but in the end even she could not keep his heart beating."
   —Moghedien

Moiraine DamodredEdit

"Rand al'Thor...is a mule-headed, stonewilled, fool of a...a...a man!"
   —Moiraine Damodred
"Not a step of ground was given up until it was soaked in blood, but at the last the army of Manetheren was driven back, back to here, to this place, to this place you now call Emond's Field."
   —Moiraine Damodred

Nynaeve al'MearaEdit

"I do not have to make sense."
   —Nynaeve al'Meara
"Close your mouth before you swallow a moth."
   —Nynaeve al'Meara
"If you get yourself killed I will skin you alive."
   —Nynaeve al'Meara to Lan Mandragoran

Ogier sayingEdit

"Women do not become exhausted, they only exhaust others."
   —Ogier saying

Perrin AybaraEdit

Gaul: “Do you know what you are doing, Perrin?”
Perrin Aybara: “No. But there's no reason for Faile to know that.”
Gaul: “It is fun to be so young, is it not, Perrin?”
   —Gaul and Perrin Aybara

Rand al'ThorEdit

"If I could find a way to escape my destiny, do I deserve to?"
   —Rand al'Thor
"If you're going to fight a battle, who better to pay the butcher's bill than men who want you dead?"
   —Rand al'Thor

Mat Cauthon: “What are you going to do now?”
Rand al'Thor: “Something you should like. I am going to break the rules.”
   —Mat Cauthon and Rand al'Thor

Aviendha: “Elayne is a wetlander, your own kind. Exactly the woman for you. Is she not beautiful? Her back is straight, her limbs supple and strong, her lips like plump loveapples. Her hair is spun gold, her eyes blue sapphires. Her skin is smoother than the finest silk, her bosom fine and well-rounded. Her hips are -”
Rand al'Thor: “I know she is pretty. What are you doing?”
Aviendha: “I am describing her. Have you seen her in her bath? There is no need for me to describe her if you have seen -”
Rand al'Thor: “I have not seen!”
Aviendha: “Her hips -”
Rand al'Thor: “Stop that!”
   —Aviendha and Rand al'Thor

"Trust was a knife, and the hilt was as sharp as the blade"
   —Rand al'Thor
"I need to finish my work here and get to Shayol Ghul. Otherwise, there won’t be anything left of me for the Dark One to kill."
   —Rand al'Thor
"I’m dry, like an overused well. I need to finish my work here and get to Shayol Ghul. Otherwise, there won’t be anything left of me for the Dark One to kill."
   —Rand al'Thor

Robert JordanEdit

"I wear my ghetto tattoos proudly."
   —Robert Jordan

Shai'tanEdit

"HOW DEEP IS YOUR FAILURE, MOGHEDIEN? THE CHOSEN ARE ALWAYS THE STRONGEST, BUT YOU LET YOURSELF BE CAPTURED."
   —Shai'tan

Siuan SancheEdit

"Do not trouble trouble till trouble troubles you."
   —Siuan Sanche
"If you must drown or ride a lionfish, you ride and hope for the best."
   —Siuan Sanche

SorileaEdit

"When a young woman's cheeks redden for no apparent reason, there is usually a man involved."
   —Sorilea

Tam al'ThorEdit

"An Aes Sedai never lies, but the truth she speaks, may not be the truth you think you hear."
   —Tam al'Thor

Thom MerrilinEdit

"A woman will kill you for half the reason of a man, but cry twice as hard afterward."
   —Thom Merrilin

Thom Merrilin: “He's a smuggler, but he did pay for that goods. Nynaeve had no right to seize them.”
Uno Nomesta: “A woman's flaming rights are whatever she flaming says they are.”
   —Thom Merrilin and Uno Nomesta

"I'm only an old gleeman. Who could I possibly be dangerous to?"
   —Thom Merrilin
"Horrible woman. If we had turned her loose on the trollocs, she'd have had them all sweeping and mopping."
   —Thom Merrilin

Tuatha'an farewell ritualEdit

"I will find the song, or another will find the song, but the song will be sung this year or in a year to come. As it once was, so shall it be agian, world whitout end."
   —Tuatha'an farewell ritual

Tuon Athaem Kore PaendragEdit

"Bloody Matrim Cauthon is my husband. That is the wording you used, is it not?"
   —Tuon Athaem Kore Paendrag
"You may kiss me, Toy."
   —Tuon Athaem Kore Paendrag

Two Rivers sayingEdit

"A woman's eyes cut deeper than a knife."
   —Two Rivers saying

Uno NomestaEdit

"A woman's flaming rights are whatever she flaming says they are. That's what women in Shienar say, anyway."
   —Uno Nomesta

Thom Merrilin: “He's a smuggler, but he did pay for that goods. Nynaeve had no right to seize them.”
Uno Nomesta: “A woman's flaming rights are whatever she flaming says they are.”
   —Thom Merrilin and Uno Nomesta

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