56 "Jacqueline Carey" Quotes And Sayings

Jacqueline Carey is a New York Times best-selling author of epic fantasy. Born in England, she now lives in Ireland. Her first novel, Kushiel's Dart, was a finalist for the Locus Award and was nominated by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for best fantasy novel of 2001. She has also written the novels Kushiel's Chosen, Kushiel's Avatar, Kushiel's Legacy, Kushiel's Scion, and The Song of Kali.

Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that...
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Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best? Jacqueline Carey
Love as thou wilt
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Love as thou wilt Jacqueline Carey
All knowledge is worth having.
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All knowledge is worth having. Jacqueline Carey
All paths are present, always... and we can but choose...
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All paths are present, always... and we can but choose among them. Jacqueline Carey
Yes my lord, but questions are dangerous, for they have...
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Yes my lord, but questions are dangerous, for they have answers Jacqueline Carey
A little truth seasons a lie like salt.
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A little truth seasons a lie like salt. Jacqueline Carey
And having once chosen, never to seek to return to...
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And having once chosen, never to seek to return to the crossroads of that decision-for even if one chooses wrongly, the choice cannot be unmade. Jacqueline Carey
Those that yield are not always weak
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Those that yield are not always weak Jacqueline Carey
It is my observations, though, that happiness limits the amount...
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It is my observations, though, that happiness limits the amount of suffering one is willing to inflict upon others Jacqueline Carey
This is the secret that none dares tell who fights...
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This is the secret that none dares tell who fights for a cause. Dying, we are all alike. Jacqueline Carey
It's funny, how one can look back on a sorrow...
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It's funny, how one can look back on a sorrow one thought one might well die of at the time, and know that one had not yet reckoned the tenth part of true grief. Jacqueline Carey
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For this too I learned, that a storyteller's tale may end, but history goes on always. These events, so distant in legend, play a part in shaping the very events we witness about us, each and every day. Jacqueline Carey
Surely if we knew what bitterness fate held in store,...
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Surely if we knew what bitterness fate held in store, we would shrink back in fear and let the cup of life pass us by untasted. Jacqueline Carey
If you will not die for us, you cannot ask...
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If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you. Jacqueline Carey
Battle for the sake of honor may be a fine...
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Battle for the sake of honor may be a fine thing for bards to sing of, but it is no way to preserve one's homeland Jacqueline Carey
It is a dangerous thing to bring a dream to...
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It is a dangerous thing to bring a dream to life.... I have watched my deepest, dearest hopes take shape, and I am not entirely sure I like the shape they have taken. Jacqueline Carey
People believe what they are told.
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People believe what they are told. Jacqueline Carey
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It's the same questions we ask of our existence, and the answer is always the same. The mystery lies not in the question nor the answer, but in the asking and answering themselves, over and over again, and the end is engendered in the beginning. Jacqueline Carey
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We pay for sins we do not remember, and seek to do a will we can scarce fathom. That is what it is, to be a god's chosen. Jacqueline Carey
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The pain of the flesh is naught to that of the heart Jacqueline Carey