There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.
("The Wise Man's Fear")
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Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.
Just because I tread heavily on propriety's toes doesn't mean I can't play the game when it's of use to me.
I have, of course, been called many other things. Most of them uncouth, although very few were unearned
I swear I've never met a man who has your knack for lack of social grace. If you weren't naturally charming, someone would have stabbed you by now.
A poet is a musician who can't sing.
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