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Ender Wiggin Quotes

15 of the best book quotes from Ender Wiggin
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I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves.
Orson Scott Card
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Ender's Game
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Ender Wiggin
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Remember, the enemy’s gate is down.
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I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven’t seen yet. I want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they’re absolutely stupid.
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We have to go. I’m almost happy here.
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Ender Wiggin isn’t a killer. He just wins—thoroughly.
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In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him.
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So the whole war is because we can’t talk to each other.
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He could see Bonzo’s anger growing hot. Hot anger was bad. Ender’s anger was cold, and he could use it. Bonzo’s was hot, and so it used him.
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I will remember this, thought Ender, when I am defeated. To keep dignity, and give honor where it’s due, so that defeat is not disgrace. And I hope I don’t have to do it often.
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I don’t care if I pass your test, I don’t care if I follow your rules. If you can cheat, so can I. I won’t let you beat me unfairly - I’ll beat you unfairly first.
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And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I destroy them.
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Sometimes lies were more dependable than the truth.
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Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf.
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I’ve lived too long with pain. I won’t know who I am without it.
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Your face is the same, but I don’t remember what beautiful means anymore.

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