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Monday, 20 November 2017

Quote of the week

"It's possible to like bad people, but liking them doesn't make them good."


Elizabeth Moon in Sheepfarmer's Daughter

Monday, 13 November 2017

Quote of the week

"However, the reason that these little, petty annoyances worry me is that they seem to have been formulated, by accident or deliberately, to undermine a great deal of the progress that has been made here in the last few centuries. Progress in cooperation, that is." The Deliambren's expression was a brooding one. "Each little action seems designed to strike in such a way that the group that is acted against is quite certain that the actions against them are far more important than the petty annoyances of other groups."


 Mercedes Lackey in The Robin and the Kestrel

Monday, 6 November 2017

Quote of the week

"It is hard to get comfortable people to do anything when it might cost them their comfort."


Tamora Pierce in Trickster's Queen

Monday, 30 October 2017

Quote of the week

"If you want to make your enemy into something you can hate, you first remove his humanity... Make them only icons. When they are seen as a type, and not as individuals, they are easy for a fanatical mind to grasp - and hate."


Mercedes Lackey in Storm Warning

Monday, 23 October 2017

Quote of the week

“I wanted to have something good to remember about today,” she replied quietly. “Something that wasn't petty and mean. Sometimes you have to provide such moments yourself.” 

Tamora Pierce in Trickster's Queen

Monday, 16 October 2017

Quote of the week

“Experience suggests it doesn’t matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive.”


Lois McMaster Bujold

Monday, 9 October 2017

Quote of the week

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it."


 Upton Sinclair