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Favorite Quotes
« on: May 09, 2016, 03:27:15 AM »
Yes, I know this is the June book club, but of course I've started now.

Here is a cool quote from the first few pages:

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A change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder.

@G_R_Matthews, is this a quote from existing teachings that you have adapted for use here, or something of your own? For me, this is a perfect foreshadowing for an epic tale.
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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2016, 04:47:52 AM »
I remember me, you and Raptori also read Nation one month in advance hah. I guess I will join you soon as well. You know, for old times sake  ::)
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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2016, 01:55:03 PM »
Hmmm... if want a conversation you should read it at the same time as everyone else :P
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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2016, 02:14:23 PM »
Hmmm... if want a conversation you should read it at the same time as everyone else :P

Spoil sport.  :P ;) ;D
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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2016, 06:49:30 PM »
Yes, I know this is the June book club, but of course I've started now.

Here is a cool quote from the first few pages:

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A change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder.

@G_R_Matthews, is this a quote from existing teachings that you have adapted for use here, or something of your own? For me, this is a perfect foreshadowing for an epic tale.

I think this one comes direct from my brain.... and you're correct it is a foreshadowing quote... at least I hope it is!

Always sounded a little cheesy when I wrote it and redrafted, but couldn't remove it or change it. It just fit.
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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2016, 12:52:06 PM »
“You and the spirit are no different, there is no separation. You are the spirit and the spirit is you. It has always been this way. Where there are no spirits, there are no people. This is what we must awaken in people.”

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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2016, 05:58:32 PM »
Yes @Jmack I really liked that one

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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2016, 05:12:34 PM »
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Fear will only get you killed, young Haung. Let it go, accept the darkness and cold of the universe into your heart.

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Re: Favorite Quotes
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2016, 09:02:39 AM »
Time for quotes!

First, the most obvious one:

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"A change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder."

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"Hindsight is (a) weapon that is always aimed backwards to destroy your own cause, Zhou."

Found this amusingly creepy, in how a profession that creates is now twisted to destroy.

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"You know, when I was young, my father taught me how to shaped wood. He was a carpenter but his life wasn't for me. I grew up and joined the duke's staff. But I never forgot the lessons of my father. How to make something so rigid and solid seem to flow and follow any shape. The carpenter's tools are varied and specialised, you know.
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Of course, we'll be substituting your flesh for wood, but you get the idea, I'm sure."

I wasn't expecting this from the mood of previous chapters, so I actually laughed.

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"My wife," he said. "She's having a baby."

"Young man, babies can take a long time to be born and you would have had the time to ensure that you were fully dressed before knocking on my door."

He looked down.
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