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When you're alone, no one can betray you
Stop moping, sule. It doesn't suit you — it takes a fine sense of pessimism to brood with any sort of respectability
Youthful immaturity is one of the cosmere's great catalysts for change
My dear, did you just try to prove the existence of God with your cleavage?
Mocking a woman is like drinking too much wine. It may be fun for a short time, but the hangover is hell.
I try to avoid having thoughts. They lead to other thoughts, and — if you're not careful — those lead to actions. Actions make you tired. I have this on rather good authority from someone who once read it in a book.
I've known a number of people who prefer [being wrong]. Of course, they don't admit that fact. But what else could one presume from the frequency of their error?
Faith means that it doesn't matter what happens. You can trust that somebody is watching. Trust that somebody will make it all right.
By now, it is probably very late at night, and you have stayed up to read this book when you should have gone to sleep. If this is the case, then I commend you for falling into my trap. It is a writer’s greatest pleasure to hear that someone was kept up until the unholy hours of the morning reading one of his books. It goes back to authors being terrible people who delight in the suffering of others. Plus, we get a kickback from the caffeine industry...
Yesterday I didn't know what death was. Today I do. Months ago, I didn't know I was acting oddly for a spren, but I grew to realize that I was. How do I even know how a spren is supposed to act? What's happening to me? What am I?
Blood dripped from the tip of an arrow sticking out his back. It fell, one ruby drop at a time, splattering on the boy's open, lifeless eye. A little trail of red ran from the eye down the side of his face. Like crimson tears.
Elend: "I kind of lost track of time... "
Breeze: "For two hours? "
Elend: "There were books involved. "
Belief isn't simply a thing for fair times and bright days, I think. What is belief — what is faith — if you don't continue in it after failure?
At first glance, the key and the lock it fits may seem very different. Different in shape, different in function, different in deign. The man who looks at them without the knowledge of their true nature might think them opposites, for one is meant to open, and the other to keep closed. Yet, upon closer examination, he might see that without one, the other becomes useless. The wise man then sees that both lock and key were created for the same purposeSazed in
Sometimes, [he] felt that a skaa Misting's life wasn't so much about surviving as it was about picking the right time to die.
Kelsier 
Some mistakes, though, you can't fix them by being sorry. Can't fix them no matter what you do
”That's the problem with being a leader. It's all about choices — and choices are never very much fun. If someone gives you a candy bar, you're excited. But, if someone offers you two different candy bars and tells you that you can have only one, what then? Whichever one you take, you’ll feel that you missed out on the other one. And I like candy bars.—The Scrivener's Bones
”My behavior is nonetheless, deplorable. Unfortunately, I'm quite prone to such bouts of deplorability — take for instance, my fondness for reading books at the dinner table.—Elend Venture in The Final Empire
You don't stop loving someone just because they hurt you. It would certainly makes things easier if you did
--The Final Empire
You want to be a better person? Go listen to someone you disagree with. Don't argue with them, just listen. It's remarkable what interesting things people will say if you take the time to not be a jerk.
The Knights of Crystallia