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Nothing is ever truly gone ...
Not for me, nor for any human being. We can only go forward, unless we are guests in some enchantment that is not is ours. We are condemned to an endless present, and we can never go back-the source of all our joy, and all our sorrow.
-Hem at Zelikas grave
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We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.

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While the heart beats, hope lingers.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: There is no shame in not knowing
There is no shame in not knowing something. The shame is in not being willing to learn.

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It is only the darkness in our own hearts that will defeat us, in the end.

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Light blooms the brighter in the darkest places.

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Nothing is ever truly gone ...
Not for me, nor for any human being. We can only go forward, unless we are guests in some enchantment that is not is ours. We are condemned to an endless present, and we can never go back-the source of all our joy, and all our sorrow.
-Hem at Zelika's grave

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And all meet in singing, which braids together the different knowings into a wide and subtle music, the music of living.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: Love is never easy we begin by loving
Love is never easy. We begin by loving the things we can, according to our stature, but it is not long before we find that what we love is other than ourselves and that our love is no protection against being wounded. Do we then speak to dominate what we love, to make it bend to our will, to stop it from hurting us even though to do so is to betray love? And that is only where the difficulty begins..

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Many forgotten things live still in children's tales.

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Not even I can see all ends, but I have been in this world long enough to know that a choice is not choice and breeds slow ills, even were it done for the highest reasons.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: It is good to dress in fair clothes to
It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world.

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By the light," he said, when he had mastered himself. "I think that beats singing a lullaby to a stormdog for simplicity and economy, Maerad. But I wish I had known that you simply had to blow at Hulls to get rid of them. It would have saved me a few scars.

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I tried to become a hawk, it didn't work. I think I got -stuck

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Alison Croggon Quotes: Old friend said cadvan filling another
Old friend,' said Cadvan, filling another glass for himself and sniffing its rich smell. 'If we do not trust one another, we are already defeated.

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The only good thing about being frightened half to death, she thought, is that it makes me forget all about being seasick.

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What difference, being a pawn for the Light or a pawn for the Dark?" "There is a great difference. One difference is that for the Dark, certainly, you are a pawn. For the Light, you are a free human being, free to make mistakes, to do wrong, even. You are free to choose, whether or not you believe it.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: You see aright i am both queen and
You see aright. I am both Queen and Elidhu, here and there, wildfire and hearthfire, forgetting and remembrance. But do no yet speak of this, for men are impatient with such things and do not brook contradiction.

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Music is my home.

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There come a few times in a person's life where there is a clear choice," Cadvan said. "The difference between one person and another is how they meet that choice,

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There is no shame in loving: it is the sign of a generous heart, and pain the price of an open soul.

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Elednor,' he said, 'Elednor, why have you betrayed me? Come back to me. Come back to were you belong. I alone need you ...

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And then like thunder broke the frost,
The chill wall fell, and morrowless
Immortal maid and man embraced,
Their light and shadow mingling.

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As every reader knows in his or her heart, there is much more to truth than mere fact.

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It's not your fault there is evil in the world Cadvan to Maerad

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Alison Croggon Quotes: Joy bubbles on a fountain of doubt
Joy bubbles on a fountain of doubt.-Alison Croggon

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The taste on her palate was pungent and rich, the flavor of woodlands and dark earth simmered in sunshine.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: At these times the things that troubled
At these times, the things that troubled her seemed far away and unimportant: all that mattered was the hum of the bees and the chirp of birdsong, the way the sun gleamed on the edge of a blue wildflower, the distant bleat and clink of grazing goats.

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The weather was clear and still, and the countless stars opened above them, seeming like brilliant cold fruits that Maerad could simply pick out of the sky.

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For almost as long as she could remember Maerad had been imprisoned behind walls. She was a slave

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Cadvan smiled. "We are all many," he said. "But most of us don't have the privilege of understanding that as clearly as you do. It is hard to know oneself, but until we do, we cannot know why we act as we do. It's a lifetime's quest, and it never ends.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: All the fears and doubts surrounding her
All the fears and doubts surrounding her grief and regrets were swept up into the tempest of the music, poising here in the centre of the moment, a clear vessel of joy.

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The river plunged down in a long waterfall, plashing into several rocky pools on its way down the cliff.

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These notes, and that the reader who seeks primarily the pleasures

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Stubbornly unsolved, and of the laborious and ongoing task of decipherment and translation. For the curious amateur,

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She felt as if her entire body were glowing with the taste of sunlight, of wind blowing in wide spaces and trees reaching their burdened arms to boundless skies.

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The risk of all friendship is, alas, a little grief.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: Some say an army of horsemen some an
Some say an army of horsemen some an army on foot others say ships laden for war are the fairest things on earth. But I say the fairest sight on this dark earth is the face of the one you love. Nor is it hard to understand: love has humbled the hearts of the proudest queens. And I would rather see you now stepping over my threshold than any soldier greaved in gold or any iron-beaked ship.

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Joy bubbles on a fountain of doubt.

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Alison Croggon Quotes: Drunk with beauty i tore down armfuls of
Drunk with beauty, I tore down Armfuls of blossoms. How desolate the marred sky!

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