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Ellis Peters Quotes

The mountains of today are the molehills of tomorrow.
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Only people who're positive enough to have friends have enemies. When you're as glum and morose as he was, people just give up and go away.

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The voices of cold reason were talking, as usual, to deaf ears.

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It's a kind of arrogance to be so certain you're past redemption.

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Bitter though it may be to many, Cadfael concluded, there is no substitute for truth, in this or any case.

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A man must be prepared to face life, as well as death, there's no escape from either.

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The best way to get the sweet out of children and escape the bitter is to have them by proxy.

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You may whisper a word or two to God on my behalf at Matins and Lauds, if you'll be so kind. If he turns a deaf ear to you, small use the rest of us wearing out our knee-bones.

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Innocence is an infinitely fragile thing and thought can sometimes injure, even destroy it. - Pg. 254

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Life goes not in a straight line, lad, but in a circle. The first half we spend venturing as far as the world's end from home and kin and stillness, and the latter half brings us back, by roundabout ways but surely, to that state from which we set out.

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There is no one who cannot be hated, against whatever odds. Nor anyone who cannot be loved, against all reason.

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Youth is no less vulnerable, by the very quality it has of making the heart ache that beholds and has lost it.

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