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The Fires of Heaven

Robert Jordan

Top 10 Best Quotes

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”

“Always leave a way out, unless you really want to find out how hard a man can fight when he’s nothing to lose.”

“I'm a gambler, a farmboy, and I'm here to take command of your bloody army! --Mat Cauthon”

“Life is a dream from which we all must wake before we can dream again.”

“Only a battle lost is sadder than a battle won.”

“Waiting turns men into bears in a barn, and women into cats in a sack.”

“I always say, if you must mount the gallows, give a jest to the crowd, a coin to the hangman, and make the drop with a smile on your lips.”

“At my age, if I make it up, it's still an old saying.”

“Storms rumble beyond the horizon, and the fires of heaven purge the earth. There is no salvation without destruction, no hope this side of death.”

“How long had he been doing what was necessary instead of what was right? In a fair world they would be one and the same.”

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