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Wit (of the king) Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Wit (of the king)
  1. #1
    ″‘You’re not a monster, Shallan,’ Wit whispered. ‘Oh, child. The world is monstrous at times, and there are those who would have you believe that you are terrible by association.’
    ‘I am.’
    ‘No. For you see, it flows the other direction. You are not worse for your association with the world, but it is better for its association with you.‘”
  2. #2
    “Brightness Markal! What a disaster that hairstyle is; how brave of you to show it to the world.”
  3. #3
    ″‘What you saw belongs to you. A story doesn’t live until it is imagined in someone’s mind.’
    ‘What does the story mean, then?’
    ‘It means what you want it to mean,’ Hoid said. ‘The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon. Too often, we forget that.‘”
  4. #4
    “All stories told have been told before. We tell them to ourselves, as did all men who ever were. And all men who ever will be. The only things new are the names.”
  5. #5
    “Expectation. That is the true soul of art. If you can give a man more than he expects, then he will laud you his entire life. If you can create an air of anticipation and feed it properly, you will succeed.”