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L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: We all might be in less trouble if we did not speak, I sometimes think. We all might be in less trouble if we did not speak, I sometimes think.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: An accurate fact in an incorrect context is an effective lie. As An accurate fact in an incorrect context is an effective lie. As
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: If the body is unmastered, the mind will remain unmastered. If the body is unmastered, the mind will remain unmastered.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Never mistake law for justice. Justice is an ideal, and law is a tool. Never mistake law for justice. Justice is an ideal, and law is a tool.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Professional interrogators should study mothers. Professional interrogators should study mothers.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: The tongue of the adder, visible only briefly, is a small matter. The tongue of the adder, visible only briefly, is a small matter.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: If you do good because you expect to be rewarded, it is greed. If you do good because you expect to be rewarded, it is greed.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: As usual, they'd missed the point, almost as if on purpose. As usual, they'd missed the point, almost as if on purpose.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Every individual's face is no more and no less than a mask. Every individual's face is no more and no less than a mask.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Of necessity, you will have to maintain her respect becasue I will not have my sister ever disrespected." Bhayar Of necessity, you will have to maintain her respect becasue I will not have my sister ever disrespected." Bhayar
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Hatred is a form of faith, distilled by passion to remove all rationality. Hatred is a form of faith, distilled by passion to remove all rationality.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Amazing how what you didn't have kept coming to mind. Amazing how what you didn't have kept coming to mind.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: 'The One-Eyed Man' is a novel that was one I never intended to write. 'The One-Eyed Man' is a novel that was one I never intended to write.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: In a technological society, the practice of completely private property cannot exist. In a technological society, the practice of completely private property cannot exist.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: The headline is good - 'World-Renowned Pair Open Concert Reason. The headline is good - 'World-Renowned Pair Open Concert Reason.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Most people don't care who rules, as long as their lives don't change. Most people don't care who rules, as long as their lives don't change.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Always harder, isn't it, when you start to care again? Always harder, isn't it, when you start to care again?
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Out of deference to tradition I did wear a hat to church, weddings, ceremonial occasions, and when my head was cold. Out of deference to tradition I did wear a hat to church, weddings, ceremonial occasions, and when my head was cold.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Humans were eventually irrational creatures gifted with the power of rationality. Humans were eventually irrational creatures gifted with the power of rationality.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: The difference between an explanation and an excuse lies with the one receiving it. The difference between an explanation and an excuse lies with the one receiving it.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: All life is sorrow. All life is sorrow.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: the most important thing was to show strength of will, not when matters were going well, but when they were going badly. the most important thing was to show strength of will, not when matters were going well, but when they were going badly.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Love of another is merely empty flattery and self-deception for one who cannot accept himself without pretense. Love of another is merely empty flattery and self-deception for one who cannot accept himself without pretense.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Minds, like parachutes, function better when open, but, like fists, they strike harder when closed. Minds, like parachutes, function better when open, but, like fists, they strike harder when closed.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: I kept watching the trees, as if I could see them grow or something. They didn't. The only thing that grew was their shadows. I kept watching the trees, as if I could see them grow or something. They didn't. The only thing that grew was their shadows.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: A chronometer will measure intervals precisely, but not the passage of time. A chronometer will measure intervals precisely, but not the passage of time.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: I only did about one novel a year while I was working full time, but since 1993, I've averaged two and a half books a year. I only did about one novel a year while I was working full time, but since 1993, I've averaged two and a half books a year.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: No society that places the individual above itself will survive; but neither will any society that places the individual below itself. No society that places the individual above itself will survive; but neither will any society that places the individual below itself.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: The unexpected only means that which you have not expected. The unexpected only means that which you have not expected.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Good principles and feelings are far from enough to ensure peace and prosperity - or free actions for people. Good principles and feelings are far from enough to ensure peace and prosperity - or free actions for people.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: All life is structure. All life is structure.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Most people did think that way, unable to look beyond the letter of the rules or what they believed. Most people did think that way, unable to look beyond the letter of the rules or what they believed.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: A culture that blames the rest of the world or the rest of the galaxy for its ills is likely to stoop to anything. One A culture that blames the rest of the world or the rest of the galaxy for its ills is likely to stoop to anything. One
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: They say you can do anything with plastique except play with sparks, but I still treat things that can blow you apart with respect. It can't hurt. They say you can do anything with plastique except play with sparks, but I still treat things that can blow you apart with respect. It can't hurt.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: The great fault of logic is that it seems so reasonable, even when it is not. The great fault of logic is that it seems so reasonable, even when it is not.
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Music must lead people, don't you think?" asked Thies. "If it follows whatever the popular taste happens to be, then what's its value? Music must lead people, don't you think?" asked Thies. "If it follows whatever the popular taste happens to be, then what's its value?
L.E. Modesitt Jr. quotes: Power beyond great power allows honesty and compels those in such a society to demand it. Power beyond great power allows honesty and compels those in such a society to demand it.