Lois McMaster Bujold Quotes

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Lois McMaster Bujold

The principle difference between heaven and hell is the company you keep there.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Lois McMaster Bujold

Men may move mountains, but ideas move men.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Luck is something you make for yourself, if you want it.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Home is where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

Lois McMaster Bujold

There are always survivors at a massacre. Among the victors, if nowhere else.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Hunting hawks do not belong in cages, no matter how much a man covets their grace, no matter how golden the bars. They are far more beautiful soaring free. Heartbreakingly beautiful.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Experience suggests it doesn\\\'t matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Check your assumptions. In fact, check your assumptions at the door.

Lois McMaster Bujold

A price is something you get. A cost is something you lose.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Leadership is mostly a power over imagination, and never more so than in combat. The bravest man alone can only be an armed lunatic. The real strength lies in the ability to get others to do your work.

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

The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.

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

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