Joe Abercrombie Quotes

Enjoy the top 445 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Joe Abercrombie.

Joe Abercrombie Quotes

There was a time hed heard tales of Dab Sweet and hed stuck thumbs in his belt and chin to the sky and tricked himself that was how his life had been. But the years scraped by hard as ever and he got less and the stories more til they were tales of a man hed never met succeeding at what hed never have dreamed of attempting.
— Joe Abercrombie —

Severed heads never go out of fashion. Used sparingly and with artistic sensibility, they can make a point a great deal more eloquently than those still attached.

— Joe Abercrombie

It's hard to stay calm when you're terrified, helpless, alone, at the mercy of men with no mercy at all.

— Joe Abercrombie

There was no such thing as luck. Luck was a word idiots used to explain the consequences of their own rashness, and selfishness, and stupidity. More often than not bad luck meant bad plans.

— Joe Abercrombie

Weapons,' hissed Dow. 'Weapons, it has to be.'
For once, Tul agreed with him. 'Weapons, chief. Let's give 'em a lesson.'
Not even Forley spoke up for staying out of a fight this time, but Threetrees thought it out for a bit still, taking his moment, not to be hurried. Then he nodded. 'Weapons it is.

— Joe Abercrombie

Every hero is someone's villain.

— Joe Abercrombie

Are you entirely sure of that knot?' asked Morveer. 'There is no place in the plan for a lengthy drop'.
'Twenty-eight strides', said Friendly.
'What?'
'The drop'.
A brief pause, 'That is not helpful'.

— Joe Abercrombie

I've been trying to get through this damn book again". Ardee slapped at heavy volume lying open, face down, on a chair.
"The Fall of the Master Maker", muttered Glokta. "That rubbish? All magic and valor, no ? I couldn't get through the first one".
"I sympathize. I'm onto the third and it doesn't get any easier. Too many damn wizards. I get them mixed up one with another. It's all battles and endless bloody journeys, here to there and back again. If so much as glimpse another map I swear I kill myself

— Joe Abercrombie

Sand dan Glokta, shield to the helpless. Is it ever too late to be ... a good man?

— Joe Abercrombie

A bruising love where every pat was just this side of a slap. The love one has for something always beneath you.

— Joe Abercrombie

I see you hurt your face."
She shrugged. "I fell. I'm a clumsy fool."
"I know how you feel. I'm such a fool I knocked half my teeth out and hacked my leg to useless pulp. Look at me now, a cripple. It's amazing where a little foolishness can take you, if it goes unchecked. We clumsy types should stick together, don't you think?"
She looked at him thoughtfully for a moment, stroking the bruises on her jaw. "Yes," she said, "I suppose we should.

— Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Joe Abercrombie quotes? Click on image of Joe Abercrombie quotes to view full size.

Joe Abercrombie Quotes Pictures 1
Joe Abercrombie Quotes Pictures 2
Joe Abercrombie Quotes Pictures 3
Joe Abercrombie Quotes Pictures 4