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David Weber Quotes

Overtures from a cold-blooded consideration of advantages to an emotional rejection based on their own bigotry. And if Ive learned one thing over the years, its that when it comes down to raw emotion against reason, emotion wins. *
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Oh, bother!, said Pooh, as Piglet came back from the dead.

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Vegtables, what food eats before it becomes food.

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There are two sides to every dialogue, but if you accept the other side's terms without demanding equal time for your own, then they control the debate and its outcome.

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McKeon: "You know Hauptman is going to deny they had anything to do with it [smuggling]."
"Forty-three million in illegal peltries? Of course they will, just as Mondragon's captain insists the space fairies must have brought them," Honor said ironically.

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It had to be the greatest irony in the history of mankind, he thought. The last Christian in the entire universe was a machine.

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They could hate her guts all they liked as long as they did their duty.

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Shergahn and friend lay like poleaxed steers, and the Daranfelian's greasy hair was thick with potatoes, carrots, gravy, and chunks of beef. His companion had less stew in his hair, but an equally large lump was rising fast, and Brandark flipped his improvised club into the air, caught it in proper dipping position, and filled it once more from the pot without even glancing at them. He raised the ladle to his nose, inhaled deeply, and glanced at the cook with an impudent twitch of his ears.
"Smells delicious," he said while the laughter started up all around the fire. "I imagine a bellyful of this should help a hungry man sleep. Why, just look what a single ladle of it did for Shergahn!

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That was about as good as it was going to get this side of a hot tub, a good-looking man, and a chocolate milkshake.

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Without love, there can be no true marriage; with love, there can be nothing else.

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There was no real need for her to tell them that yet again, but that was all right with her. She wasn't worried that they were going to think she didn't trust them to get it right, but she couldn't tell them what she really wanted to. Couldn't tell them how much each and every one of them meant to her, especially now, when they were the only Cadre family she had left. When she was the one who had decided for them that they were going to throw themselves into the furnace.
When so many of them were about to die.
No, she couldn't tell them that ... but they heard it anyway. She knew they did, and that was enough.
"We go in three minutes," she said quietly. "God bless.

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Hamish Alexander stood on Benjamin the Great's flag deck with his hands clasped behind him and tried very hard not to feel a sense of godlike power.

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All things considered, Her Grace's plan may not have been the single rashest, most foolhardy, do-or-die, all-or-nothing throw of the dice in the history of the Royal Manticoran - or Grayson - Navy. If it wasn't, however, I have so far failed to find the plan that was.

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The world's best swordsman doesn't fear the second best; he fears the worst swordsman, because he can't predict what the idiot will do.

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Courtesy seldom costs anything, and the willingness to extend it can be its own subtle declaration of strength. There

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All men begin as good men. What they are taught as children, what is expected of them as young men, is either the armor about that goodness or the flaw that allows evil in.

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