The best Quotes from The Stormlight Archive

The best Book Quotes

Life breaks us, Teft. Then we fill the cracks with something stronger.

Sad QuotesBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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Do not let your assumptions about a culture block your ability to perceive the individual, or you will fail.

PrejudiceBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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I have found, through painful experience, that the most important step a person can take is always the next one.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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Life before Death.
Strength before Weakness.
Journey before Destination.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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As I fear not a child with a weapon he cannot lift, I will never fear the mind of a man who does not think.

Thinking, IntelligenceBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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A woman's strength should not be in her role, whatever she chooses to be, but in the power to choose that role.

Women's RightsBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack.

ExpectationsBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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Somebody has to start. Somebody has to step forward and do what is right, because it is right.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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"The question," she replied, "is not whether you will love, hurt, dream, and die. It is what you will love, why you will hurt, when you will dream, and how you will die. This is your choice. You cannot pick the destination, only the path."

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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Yes, I began my journey alone, and I ended it alone.
But that does not mean that I walked alone.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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"I will take responsibility for what I have done," Dalinar whispered. "If I must fall, I will rise each time a better man."

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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This world, it is a tempest sometimes. But remember, the sun always rises again.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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As long as you keep trying, there's a chance. When you give up? That's when the dream dies.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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To lack feeling is to be dead, but to act on every feeling is to be a child.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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In my painful experience, the truth may be simple, but it is rarely easy.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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The world isn't fair? What a huge revelation! Some people in power abuse those they have power over? Amazing! When did this start happening?

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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Words are where most change begins.

WordsBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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"I don't talk to myself because I'm crazy."
"No?"
"I do it because I'm awesome."

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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One can believe in a story without believing it happened.

StoriesBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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In the end, I must proclaim that no good can be achieved of false means. For the substance of our existence is not in the achievement, but in the method.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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Plan every battle as if you will inevitably retreat, but fight every battle like there is no backing down.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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Expectation wasn't just about what people expected of you. It was about what you expected of yourself.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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"Ah, the outdoors," Shallan said. "I visited that mythical place once."

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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Aim for the sun. That way if you miss, at least your arrow will fall far away, and the person it kills will likely be someone you don't know.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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All stories told have been told before. We tell them to ourselves, as did all men who ever were. And all men who ever will be. The only things new are the names.

StoriesBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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"The only time you seem honest is when you're insulting someone!"
"The only honest things I can say to you are insults."

Dump-Quotes, Funny InsultsBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed. Let run rampant, they would destroy the very things they were meant to illuminate.

CandlesBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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In the end, all men die. How you lived will be far more important to the Almighty than what you accomplished.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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Strength does not make one capable of rule; it makes one capable of service.

StrengthBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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An excuse is what you make after the deed is done, while a justification is what you offer before.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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But merely being tradition does not make something worthy, Kadash. We can't just assume that because something is old it is right.

TraditionBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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Two blind men waited at the end of an era, contemplating beauty.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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I like visiting people in prison. I can say whatever I want to them, and they can't do anything about it.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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Can you feel it? Something just changed. I believe that's the sound the world makes when it pisses itself.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
 
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The book spoke of a king carrying the burdens of his people. It said that those who led where the lowest of men, for they were required to serve everyone.

PowerBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
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What honor can we find on a battlefield while our people starve?

WarBrandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
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