Life is made of little moments, precious as diamonds. But imagine there were an endless sea of diamonds. They’d all be worthless. They’d be as common as sand.
When you do something that you’re not supposed to do, even if you do it for the right reasons, bad things will happen.
What point is there in being a martyr to your race when there are none left to worship you?[to Nimue]
Those who chase the sword are doomed to obsession. But those who are patient, who let the sword come to them, are the ones with the wisdom to wield it.