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Last Argument of Kings

Joe Abercrombie

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.”

“Rules are for children. This is war, and in war the only crime is to lose.”

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”

“You have to realistic about these things.”

“Proof is boring. Proof is tiresome. Proof is an irrelevance. People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes.”

“Truly, life is the misery we endure between disappointments.”

“Sometimes it doesn't matter too much what choice you make, as long as you make it quick and stick to it.”

“If you want to be a new man you have to stay in new places, and do new things, with people who never knew you before. If you go back to the same old ways, what else can you be but the same old person?”

“You can never have too many knives, his father had told him. Unless they're pointed at you, and by people who don't like you much. ”

“It's hard to be done a favor by a man you hate. It's hard to hate him so much afterwards. Losing an enemy can be worse than losing a friend, if you've had him for long enough.”

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learning, change, abercrombie, choices, loss, wisdom, law, truth, ignorance, life-lessons, life, war, travel, rules, mistakes, logen-ninefingers, revenge

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