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City of Dragons

Robin Hobb

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Happy comes and goes, Tats. Loving someone isn’t that crazy infatuation that you feel at first. That passes. Well, not passes, but it calms down, and then sometimes, when you least expect it, you get a glimpse of the person and it all comes back again, in a big rush. But even that’s not what you’re looking for. What you’re looking for is the feeling that no matter what, being with that person is always going to be better than being without that person. Good times or bad. That having that person around makes whatever you’re going through better, or at least more tolerable.”

“If all of her was not enough for him, then let him have none of her and seek what he needed elsewhere.”

“Why does the forbidden always add that edge of sweetness?”

“I'll never miss a chance to remind you of what a brat you were. A gloriously beautiful and very spoiled brat. I was utterly charmed by your complete self-absorption. It was rather like courting a cat.”

“He longed for cleanliness and tidiness: it was hard to find peace in the middle of disorder.”

“Stop blaming yourself. Someone deceived you and hurt you. You don't need to take on the burden of that. The man who committed the offense is at fault, not the person he wronged”

“Oh, and you accuse me of flattery! Here I waddle about like a fat old duck and you try to tell me I'm lovely.”

“This is a day for things to break, he thought. My heart. The fellowship of the folk who had come here together. We all move apart from one another today.”

“The next was a girl with her face and arms painted white, in a gown decorated with gilt to mimic golden thread. Gilded, too, was her crown of feathers and rooster heads, and in her hands a scepter that looked more like a feather duster.”

“like a bright chip of glass, fallen from a gorgeous mosaic of Elderlings and turreted cities and dragons on the wing, to lie in the dirt, broken away from all she that had once been her destiny”

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