Lois McMaster Bujold Quotes

It just happens to be very important to me to win with the hand I was dealt.

Lois McMaster Bujold

It's not a comfortable thing, to be chosen so. I tried to avoid it for a long time, but God finds ways of dealing with draft dodgers.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Power is better than revenge. Power is a live thing, by which you reach out to grasp the future. Revenge is a dead thing, reaching out from the past to grasp you.

Lois McMaster Bujold

I would fight the world for you, but I'm damned if I can figure out how to save you from yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

I'm sorry. I can love you. I can grieve for you, or with you. I can share your pain. But I cannot judge you.

Lois McMaster Bujold

One of the best things about writing is how it redeems, not to mention recycles, all of one's prior experiences, including or perhaps especially the failures.

Lois McMaster Bujold

How fortunate for Us that We thirst for glorious souls rather than faultless ones, or We should be parched indeed, and most lonely in Our perfect righteousness.

Lois McMaster Bujold

He gave me no sign. I was never the sort to receive portents, or to delude myself that I had. Silence was always my portion, in return for my prayers.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.

Lois McMaster Bujold

An honor is not diminished for being shared.

Lois McMaster Bujold

My home is not a place, it is people.

Lois McMaster Bujold

My home is not a place, it is people.

Lois McMaster Bujold

A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.†

Lois McMaster Bujold

A good friend of my son's is a son to me.

Lois McMaster Bujold

If you can\\\'t do what you want, do what you can.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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