The best Quotes by Anthony Ryan

The best Quotes by Anthony Ryan

"Mercy is the sweetest wine and the bitterest wormwood," Eliss, the mother, said. "For it rewards the merciful and shames the guilty."
Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
Is a lie really a lie if it is honestly believed?
Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
War is always an adventure to those who've never seen it.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
A fool is any man who doesn't think he's a fool.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
I cannot believe the path to victory lies in staining our souls so black we become indistinguishable from those we fight.
Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
But people are still people, however comfortable their surroundings. They lie, they feud, they betray and however much you give them, they always want more.
Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
A man doesn't know his true strength until he fears for his life.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
Give them the right lie and they'll believe it.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
Choice is a lie. The greatest of lies.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
A historian is a hunter, my lord. Seeking out signs in the undergrowth of correspondence and memoir, tracking prey via the spoor of memory.
Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
It's always the way with great men, they can't see the knives of those who live in their shadow.
Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
It was a curious effect of pain that time became infinite, every instant of agony prolonged to the ultimate.
Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
"If the stars in the sky are not fixed, then nothing is fixed. Nothing is eternal, all is temporary and ever-changing." She turned away from the stars, meeting his gaze. "Nothing is fixed, my lord. No course is so set it cannot be changed."
Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
"Cruelty is in all of us," he said. "But they made it a virtue."
Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
"Put more than one philosopher together and you'll birth an argument," Erlin commented. "A truism I've observed the world over. In fact, I once saw one argue with himself, it got quite violent in the end."
Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire
Only in war does the madman become sane.
Raven's Shadow - 3: Queen of Fire