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Scott Lynch quotes: After all, poison is only contagious at dinner parties. After all, poison is only contagious at dinner parties.
Scott Lynch quotes: You're my favorite complication. You're my favorite complication.
Scott Lynch quotes: Stand aside, and try not to catch fire if I shed sparks of genius. Stand aside, and try not to catch fire if I shed sparks of genius.
Scott Lynch quotes: I mean, it's not calling me 'Locke.' It knows my real name. I mean, it's not calling me 'Locke.' It knows my real name.
Scott Lynch quotes: Any man can fart in a closed room and say that he commands the wind Any man can fart in a closed room and say that he commands the wind
Scott Lynch quotes: You are! There ain't no Thirteenth! Ain't naught but the Twelve, that's truth! Yeah, I been to Verrar a couple times, met up with lads and lasses You are! There ain't no Thirteenth! Ain't naught but the Twelve, that's truth! Yeah, I been to Verrar a couple times, met up with lads and lasses
Scott Lynch quotes: For Calo, Galdo, and Bug For Calo, Galdo, and Bug
Scott Lynch quotes: Begging everyone's pardon," said Big Konar, "but it ain't polite to have an argument if nobody else knows what the fuck you're arguing about. Begging everyone's pardon," said Big Konar, "but it ain't polite to have an argument if nobody else knows what the fuck you're arguing about.
Scott Lynch quotes: Ha! Yes. When anyone tells you habits die hard, Locke, they're lying - it seems they never die at all. Ha! Yes. When anyone tells you habits die hard, Locke, they're lying - it seems they never die at all.
Scott Lynch quotes: Sloppy idiot," Sabetha muttered at last. "You're trying to be charming. Well, I do not choose to be charmed by you, Locke Lamora. Sloppy idiot," Sabetha muttered at last. "You're trying to be charming. Well, I do not choose to be charmed by you, Locke Lamora.
Scott Lynch quotes: Hope is what we all build lives for ourselves upon, is it not? Hope is what we all build lives for ourselves upon, is it not?
Scott Lynch quotes: But you didn't die.""Clever lad, to deduce that from such slender evidence after living with me for just three years. But you didn't die."
"Clever lad, to deduce that from such slender evidence after living with me for just three years.
Scott Lynch quotes: I sometimes think that 'friend' is just a word I use for all the people I haven't murdered yet. I sometimes think that 'friend' is just a word I use for all the people I haven't murdered yet.
Scott Lynch quotes: Her eyes [were] like the sudden plunge to blue depths beyond a continental shelf. Her eyes [were] like the sudden plunge to blue depths beyond a continental shelf.
Scott Lynch quotes: In the glass burrow beneath their feet, the flames began to rise. First the flames, and then the screams In the glass burrow beneath their feet, the flames began to rise. First the flames, and then the screams
Scott Lynch quotes: The ghouls leered at her, unbreathing, their flesh crisply necrotic like rice paper pressed over old oozing wounds. The ghouls leered at her, unbreathing, their flesh crisply necrotic like rice paper pressed over old oozing wounds.
Scott Lynch quotes: Sad day, my loves, a proper tragedy. But when the milk's gone bad you might as well look forward to cheese, hmm? Sad day, my loves, a proper tragedy. But when the milk's gone bad you might as well look forward to cheese, hmm?
Scott Lynch quotes: Congratulations! We're reverse burglars, here to give you fifty gold solari! Congratulations! We're reverse burglars, here to give you fifty gold solari!
Scott Lynch quotes: Not everything that's inevitable is regrettable. Not everything that's inevitable is regrettable.
Scott Lynch quotes: You're one third bad intentions, one third pure avarice, and one eighth sawdust. What's left, I'll credit, must be brains. You're one third bad intentions, one third pure avarice, and one eighth sawdust. What's left, I'll credit, must be brains.
Scott Lynch quotes: Sweat, scalded meat, puke, blood, smoke and a dozen kinds of bad ale and wine: the bouquet of civilized nightlife Sweat, scalded meat, puke, blood, smoke and a dozen kinds of bad ale and wine: the bouquet of civilized nightlife
Scott Lynch quotes: A boy may be as disagreeable as he pleases, but when a girl refuses to crap sunshine on command, the world mutters darkly about her moods. A boy may be as disagreeable as he pleases, but when a girl refuses to crap sunshine on command, the world mutters darkly about her moods.
Scott Lynch quotes: Crooked Warden," said Chains. "Just this morning I was suffering from the delusion that I was handing out the educations here. Crooked Warden," said Chains. "Just this morning I was suffering from the delusion that I was handing out the educations here.
Scott Lynch quotes: Manners that would keep you starving are no manners worth respecting. Manners that would keep you starving are no manners worth respecting.
Scott Lynch quotes: I don't have to beat you. I don't have to beat you, motherfucker. I just have to keep you here ... until Jean shows up. I don't have to beat you. I don't have to beat you, motherfucker. I just have to keep you here ... until Jean shows up.
Scott Lynch quotes: Interesting," said Sabetha, "that I mention my own feelings, and you seem to think that what I'm after is reassurance concerning your perceptions. Interesting," said Sabetha, "that I mention my own feelings, and you seem to think that what I'm after is reassurance concerning your perceptions.
Scott Lynch quotes: Blessed is the one who aids a thief, hides a thief, revenges a thief, and remembers a thief, for they shall inherit the night. Blessed is the one who aids a thief, hides a thief, revenges a thief, and remembers a thief, for they shall inherit the night.
Scott Lynch quotes: Yeah, but if I don't start my nervous pacing now, I'll never have it all done in time. Yeah, but if I don't start my nervous pacing now, I'll never have it all done in time.
Scott Lynch quotes: What's the n-never-fail universal apology?""'I was badly misinformed, I deeply regret the error, go fuck yourself with this bag of money. What's the n-never-fail universal apology?"
"'I was badly misinformed, I deeply regret the error, go fuck yourself with this bag of money.
Scott Lynch quotes: I'm not as reckless as I used to be. You know, when I was little. I'm not as reckless as I used to be. You know, when I was little.
Scott Lynch quotes: Sure, kid. Look, there's a very old saying in my family: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is another wizard fucking with you. Sure, kid. Look, there's a very old saying in my family: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is another wizard fucking with you.
Scott Lynch quotes: Run like the hounds of hell on a sinner's scent! Run like the hounds of hell on a sinner's scent!
Scott Lynch quotes: Go forth now and live, Locke Lamora. Live, uncertain. Go forth now and live, Locke Lamora. Live, uncertain.
Scott Lynch quotes: Surely you realize," said Patience, "that cats are no great respecters of human opinion. Surely you realize," said Patience, "that cats are no great respecters of human opinion.
Scott Lynch quotes: Why were all his fantasies so calamitous for that table, which had done him no injury? Why were all his fantasies so calamitous for that table, which had done him no injury?
Scott Lynch quotes: Chains used to claim that there's no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated," said Locke. Chains used to claim that there's no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated," said Locke.
Scott Lynch quotes: I'm not gong to kill you, said Locke I'm going to play a little game I like to call 'Scream in pain until you answer my fucking questions. I'm not gong to kill you, said Locke
I'm going to play a little game I like to call 'Scream in pain until you answer my fucking questions.
Scott Lynch quotes: Their cold blue light shone through the silver curtains of river mist as streetlamps might glimmer through a smoke-grimed window Their cold blue light shone through the silver curtains of river mist as streetlamps might glimmer through a smoke-grimed window
Scott Lynch quotes: I don't want to spend the rest of the day interrupting your questions, so I'm going to temporarily forget how to make words come out of my mouth. I don't want to spend the rest of the day interrupting your questions, so I'm going to temporarily forget how to make words come out of my mouth.
Scott Lynch quotes: So that makes us robbers of robbers," said Bug, "who pretend to be robbers working for a robber of other robbers. So that makes us robbers of robbers," said Bug, "who pretend to be robbers working for a robber of other robbers.
Scott Lynch quotes: How very comforting. If reassurances could dull pain, nobody would ever go to the trouble of pressing How very comforting. If reassurances could dull pain, nobody would ever go to the trouble of pressing
Scott Lynch quotes: What good's slacking all the time if the ship comes apart beneath you while you sleep? What good's slacking all the time if the ship comes apart beneath you while you sleep?
Scott Lynch quotes: My name's Jean Tannen, and I'm the ambush. My name's Jean Tannen, and I'm the ambush.
Scott Lynch quotes: You write?" "Why, all the time," said Locke, "except of course when I'm wrong. You write?" "Why, all the time," said Locke, "except of course when I'm wrong.
Scott Lynch quotes: If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. Chinese Proverb If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. Chinese Proverb
Scott Lynch quotes: We don't see the life after life as it truly is, because in our eyes it conforms to our mechanics of nature. We don't see the life after life as it truly is, because in our eyes it conforms to our mechanics of nature.
Scott Lynch quotes: And for all our sakes, tame that mess on top of your head. Use fire and a poleaxe if you have to. And for all our sakes, tame that mess on top of your head. Use fire and a poleaxe if you have to.
Scott Lynch quotes: This is what a command is. Staring consequences in the eye and pretending not to flinch. This is what a command is. Staring consequences in the eye and pretending not to flinch.
Scott Lynch quotes: The world is cruel enough without our compounding it; The world is cruel enough without our compounding it;
Scott Lynch quotes: It was easy to laugh at such conceits in full daylight. But night had a way of lending weight to phantasms. It was easy to laugh at such conceits in full daylight. But night had a way of lending weight to phantasms.
Scott Lynch quotes: The sky was a fading red and nothing remained of the day save for a line of molten gold slowly lowering on the western horizon. The sky was a fading red and nothing remained of the day save for a line of molten gold slowly lowering on the western horizon.
Scott Lynch quotes: And you're the son of his youngest. He has no other children. Oh, your father's dead, by the way. Fell off a horse two years ago.''Good to know. And you're the son of his youngest. He has no other children. Oh, your father's dead, by the way. Fell off a horse two years ago.'
'Good to know.
Scott Lynch quotes: Find your happy faces, Gentlefucker Bastards, it's a bright new day and we get to start it EARLY! Find your happy faces, Gentlefucker Bastards, it's a bright new day and we get to start it EARLY!
Scott Lynch quotes: You're a difficult woman, Sabetha. But then, difficult women are the only ones worth falling in love with. You're a difficult woman, Sabetha. But then, difficult women are the only ones worth falling in love with.
Scott Lynch quotes: I want you to use your misplaced acorn for a brain before the squirrel comes looking for it again. I want you to use your misplaced acorn for a brain before the squirrel comes looking for it again.
Scott Lynch quotes: I think piracy is a bit like drinking. You want to stay out all night doing it, you pay the price the next day. I think piracy is a bit like drinking. You want to stay out all night doing it, you pay the price the next day.
Scott Lynch quotes: You know who waxes philosophical about the tiniest weaknesses of enemies? The powerless. You know who waxes philosophical about the tiniest weaknesses of enemies? The powerless.
Scott Lynch quotes: Once a Big Lie was let out in the world, it seemed to grow on its own and needed little tending or worry to bend to the situation. Once a Big Lie was let out in the world, it seemed to grow on its own and needed little tending or worry to bend to the situation.
Scott Lynch quotes: Maybe the one real advantage to getting older is that you have the time to pull your head a little bit farther out of your ass. Maybe the one real advantage to getting older is that you have the time to pull your head a little bit farther out of your ass.
Scott Lynch quotes: Gods, when did we discover how easy it is to be cruel to one another? Gods, when did we discover how easy it is to be cruel to one another?
Scott Lynch quotes: Cold walls do not a prison make, nor iron bands a bondsman. Cold walls do not a prison make, nor iron bands a bondsman.