Taren Ferry folk had a reputation for slyness and trickery. If you shook hands with a Taren Ferry man, people said, you counted your fingers afterwards.
("The Eye of the World")
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If you ask the lion to protect from from wolves, you have only chosen to end in one belly instead of another.
She's not for you, nor you for her; at least, not in the way you both want.
Death comes to us all; we can only choose how to face it when it comes.
If you plan for the worst, all surprises are pleasant.
Death is lighter than a feather, but Duty is heavier than a mountain.
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