Quote Library

There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” ~ Leonard Cohen, Anthem

We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.” ~ Heinrich Heine

It is not down in any map; true places never are.” ~ Herman Melville, Moby Dick

There is a wisdom that is woe; but there is a woe that is madness.” ~ Herman Melville, Moby Dick

You could be writing the book that changes your life.” ~ Brandon Sanderson

I’m convinced that responsibility is some kind of psychological disease.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, Alcatraz Versus the Kinghts of Crystallia

If you’re always on time, it implies that you never have anything better you should be doing.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn: The Final Empire

Act with honor, and honor will aid you.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

Let your actions defends you, not your words.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

Life before death. Strength before weakness. Journey before destination.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

The purpose of youth is to experience variety while it is still interesting.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

There is honor in defeat, if you learn something with it.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings (?)

Youthful immaturity is one of the cosmere’s great catalysts for change.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

Words are where most change begins.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance