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Lois McMaster Bujold
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Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also?
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
Never... ever suggest they don't have to pay you. What they pay for, they'll value. What they get for free, they'll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
You couldn't be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you'd been abused into affecting public humility.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
You have to be careful who you let define your good.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us?
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002
If you make it plain you like people, it's hard for them to resist liking you back.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002
A good friend of my son's is a son to me.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Ethan of Athos, 1986
I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Ethan of Athos, 1986
Some men just aren't cut out for paternity. Better they should realize it before and not after they become responsible for a son.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Ethan of Athos, 1986
There are always survivors at a massacre. Among the victors, if nowhere else.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, Ethan of Athos, 1986
What you are is a question only you can answer.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, The Warrior's Apprentice, 1986

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