Robert Jordan Quotes (32 Quotes)

    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.

    Till shade is gone, till water is gone, into the Shadow with teeth bared, screaming defiance with the last breath, to spit into Sightblinder's eye on the Last Day.

    A wise ruler takes advice, but should never be seen to take it. Let them think you know more than you do. It will not harm them, and it will help you.

    You have made a place in my heart where I thought there was no room for anything else. You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones. Remember this, on this journey you insist on making. If you die, I will not survive you long.

    Strange clothes you wear, Child of the Dragon. Has the Wheel turned so far? Do the People of the Dragon return to the first Covenant? But you wear a sword. That is neither now nor then.

    Remember that any meal can be your last. You chose to travel with us, so tonight you will eat fish. Tomorrow, you may die.

    In my faith, I believe it is God who created the universe. Should that be taught as an option in the school system I don't think so. To me, this is something families should deal with, and not public schools.

    I'm not a guru or a sage. I'm a storyteller. The only times I get disturbed is when I find people who seem to be taking this too seriously.

    I was like 'We're going to need you, keep your head up.' It was more him getting comfortable. Everybody knows he can play ball.

    Chief Hanson assisted in locating Smith and in Smith's final arrest. Chief Hanson placed himself in harm's way more than once in stopping and apprehending Smith. Chief Hanson was instrumental in coordination of evidence recovery both at the scene of the arrest, and Smith's hotel room. As a direct result of the actions of Chief Hanson and others, the FBI was able to develop a case against Smith, which the United States Attorney's Office was able to successfully prosecute.

    I just wanted to write books I wanted to write, ... There's no writer who has not had enough ego to hope something he or she wrote would be seized on by the public -- that something they write will last beyond them. But hoping and expecting are two different things. Expecting would be beyond ego.

    I tore all the ligaments around my collarbone. I don't know if I will be able to play (against Washington State).

    No, I never feel that it's getting away from me, ... I certainly am telling it in more detail, in which case, I think it's good that I'm telling it in more books than five. Trying to compress it into five would have made it not as readable or enjoyable.

    I think a lot of people are hyperventilating right now and they need to take a deep breath, calm down and think about what's best for America. No one's talking about sawing off the branches of the Constitution.

    In the beginning, I truly thought it was going to be four or five books, ... When I finished 'The Eye of the World,' I thought I had a good chance of doing it in six.

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