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Roran Garrowsson Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Roran Garrowsson
  1. #1
    “The trick is to find happiness in the brief gaps between disasters.”
  2. #2
    “Death is part of who we are. It guides us. It shapes us. It drives us to madness. Can you still be human if you have no mortal end?”
  3. #3
    “Who is it who decides that one man should live and another should die? My life wasn’t worth any more than his, but he’s the one who’s buried, while I get to enjoy at least a few more hours above the ground. Is it chance, random and cruel, or is there some purpose or pattern to all this, even if it lies beyond our ken?”
  4. #4
    “Misfortune always comes to those who wait.”
  5. #5
    “I’ve found there are very few fights you can’t win with a few whacks from a good, strong stick.”
  6. #6
    “A man rarely knows the day and hour when he will die. I could be killed at any moment, and there’s not a blasted thing I can do about it.”
  7. #7
    “Your tongue has grown as twisted as the roots of a fir tree. Speak not in riddles.”
  8. #8
    “What will happen will happen, and I won’t waste the time I have . . . worrying.”
  9. #9
    “On the beach, Roran stood alone, watching them go. Then he threw back his head and uttered a long, aching cry, and the night echoed with the sound of his loss.”
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