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Ged (Duny, Sparrowhawk) Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Ged (Duny, Sparrowhawk)
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“He crossed to the far bank, shuddering with cold but walking slow and erect as he should through that icy, living water. As he came to the bank Ogion, waiting, reached out his hand and clasping the boy’s arm whispered to him his true name: Ged.”
Ursula K. Le Guin
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A Wizard of Earthsea
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Ged (Duny, Sparrowhawk)
Ogion
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“But need alone is not enough to set power free: there must be knowledge.”
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“You have great power inborn in you, and you used that power wrongly, to work a spell over which you had no control, not knowing how that spell affects the balance of light and dark, life and death, good and evil. And you were moved to do this by pride and by hate. Is it any wonder the result was ruin?”
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″‘The evil thing, the shadow that hunts me, has no name.’ ‘All things have a name,’ said Ogion”
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“There was a great wish in him to stay here on Gont, and forgoing all wizardry and venture, forgetting all power and horror, to live in peace like any man on the known, dear ground of his home land. That was his wish; but his will was other.”

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