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Glaedr Quotes

16 of the best book quotes from Glaedr
  1. #1
    “[Y]ou cannot wrest forth knowledge by losing your temper. Pain and frustration will be your only reward if you try.”
  2. #2
    ″[Y]ou must strive to be calm, even if a hundred ravening enemies are snapping at your heels. Empty your mind and allow it to become like a tranquil pool that reflects everything around it and yet remains untouched by its surroundings. Understanding will come to you in that emptiness, when you are free of irrational fears about victory and defeat, life and death.”
  3. #3
    “You cannot predict every eventuality, and you cannot guarantee success every time you face an enemy . . . ”
  4. #4
    “The way of the warrior is the way of knowing.”
  5. #5
    “Everyone dies alone, Eragon. Whether you are a king on a battlefield or a lowly peasant lying in bed among your family, no one can accompany you into the void.”
  6. #6
    ″[B]y seeing all and discounting nothing, you may adapt without hesitation to any change. The warrior who can adapt the easiest to the unexpected is the warrior who will live the longest.”
  7. #7
    “To achieve greatness, though, that requires artistry. That requires imagination and thoughtfulness, and it is those qualities that the best warriors share, even if, on the surface, they appear completely different.”
  8. #8
    “The future will be what it will, and fretting about it will only make your fears more likely to come true.”
  9. #9
    ″[A]llow my experience to guide you in this. Let go of your worries and focus only on the task at hand.”
  10. #10
    “And once you are in motion, do not allow your thoughts to distract you. Think without thinking, so that you act as if out of instinct and not reason.”
  11. #11
    “All great fighting is the same, Eragon, even as all great warriors are the same. Past a certain point, it does not matter whether you wield a sword, a claw, a tooth, or a tail.”
  12. #12
    “All great fighting is the same, Eragon, even as all great warriors are the same. Past a certain point, it does not matter whether you wield a sword, a claw, a tooth, or a tail. It is true, you must be capable with your weapon, but anyone with the time and the inclination can acquire technical proficiency. To achieve greatness, though, that requires artistry. That requires imagination and thoughtfulness, and it is those qualities that the best warriors share, even if, on the surface, they appear completely different.”
  13. #13
    “You must learn . . . to see what you are looking at.”
  14. #14
    “I have had many years to learn that losing my temper rarely helps.”
  15. #15
    “You have allowed yourself to become angrier than you should . . . Anger has its place, but it will not help you here. The way of the warrior is the way of knowing. If that knowledge requires you to use anger, then you use anger, but you cannot wrest forth knowledge by losing your temper. Pain and frustration will be your only reward if you try.”
  16. #16
    “It is easy to be calm when there is nothing to worry about . . . The true test of your self-control . . . is whether you can remain calm in a trying situation.”
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