C.W. Gortner Quotes

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C.W. Gortner Quotes

I admire you. You have learned to rise with the wind, rather than fight it. Too many people struggle to become what is expected of them, when, as we both know, what is expected of us is rarely what we desire.
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C.W. Gortner Quotes: The truth is not one of is innocent we
The truth is, not one of is innocent. We all have sins to confess.

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Love is a treacherous emotion. You will fare better without it. We Medici always have.

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The world is only as small as we see it, my lady. Imagination knows no limits.

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You may come as a proud prince today young Habsburg. But you shall travel many more roads in Castile in death than you ever will in life

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C.W. Gortner Quotes: Youll fare beer without love we medici
You'll fare beer without love. We Medici always do. As soon as I spoke, I regretted it. I'd remembered Papa Clement's phrase exactly, used it to the same horrid purpose. I saw her flinch, take a small step back. I wanted to console her, to somehow ease the harsh reality of what I'd said. But I could not. I would not lie to her nor pretend the task I set before her was anything other than what it was: an act of submission, which could entail the loss of her youthful dreams.

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Youth is no protection; in the end, life scars us all.

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What we do not earn ourselves," he said, "is never truly ours. It can always be taken away. But even if we lose everything we work for, the achievement is ours forever.

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There are moments that define our existence, moments that, if we recognize them, become pivotal turning points in our life.

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C.W. Gortner Quotes: Was it worth it she sighed i have found
Was it worth it?" she sighed "I have found it is always worth fighting for what we believe in, regardless of the outcome. Risk is never without consequence.

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I admire you. You have learned to rise with the wind, rather than fight it. Too many people struggle to become what is expected of them, when, as we both know, what is expected of us is rarely what we desire.

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But we are each created in God's image and must be allowed to seek our path to Him in our own way.

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There are many ways to obtain our desires, ma petite. Remember that, for it will serve you well.

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C.W. Gortner Quotes: Since fortune was dragging its heels i
Since fortune was dragging its heels, I would lure it out with my hard work.

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Even a bad review is still a review. It means someone cared enough to take the time to say: Hey, this sucks. Don't bother. Buy a DVD instead ... Yes, someone cared. And isn't that what every writer dreams of? ... So, how did I deal with bad reviews? How else? I cry. I get mad. I pretend not to care. Then I pour myself a glass of wine and call a friend to complain.

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And I vowed that were it ever within my power, I would see to it that he had his voyage.

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And opportunities are like stories in books," I retorted. "All we need do is pick one.

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C.W. Gortner Quotes: Simplicity i said is true elegance a
Simplicity," I said, "is true elegance. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well dressed. Her clothing should be seen only after she herself is.

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Though I strived for spiritual and physical unity in all of Spain, I believed a truly great country, one that would endure for centuries, must be built on the foundation of a literate and well-rounded society.

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I fear I lose myself among books. I forget everything.

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I turned on my heel and left her, exasperated that even as I worked my fingers to the bone to liberate women from our cloth chains, our minds remained as closed as ever to the possibility that we might deserve more than a husband, children, and growing old cooking sausage.

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C.W. Gortner Quotes: Sometimes its the simplest things we
Sometimes it's the simplest things we should most long for.

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