Stuff I Read

Wedding Quotes

Here’s the full list of table quotes from the wedding:

Jacqueline Carey

All knowledge is worth having. – Kushiel’s Dart

That which yields is not always weak. – Kushiel’s Dart

There is no fulfillment that is not made sweeter for the prolonging of desire. – Kushiel’s Dart

I can see patterns in events, and behaviors; in mathematics, I follow slower. – Kushiel’s Chosen

I seek words of such surpassing beauty that they might melt the hardest heart of stone. – Naamah’s Kiss

It was a blessing, not a sin, to be graced with more than one love. – Naamah’s Curse

Love as thou wilt. – Kushiel’s Dart

Guy Gavriel Kay

There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk. – Tigana

How we remember changes how we have lived. Time runs both ways. We make stories of our lives. – Under Heaven

Words were power, words tried to change you, to shape bridges of longing that no one could ever really cross. – Tigana

Sometimes you didn’t really arrive at a conclusion about your life, you just discovered that you already had. – Lord of Emperors

There are so many stories, she thinks, and most of them end up lost. – River of Stars

We salvage what we can, what truly matters to us, even at the gates of despair. – The Summer Tree

L.M. Montgomery

You’d find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair. – Anne of Green Gables

I’m not a bit changed–not really. I’m only just pruned down and branched out. – Anne of Green Gables

I hate to lend a book I love…it never seems quite the same when it comes back to me. – Anne of Windy Poplars

There is another bend in the road after this. No one knows what will happen. – Anne of Avonlea

Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world. – Anne of Green Gables

Fear is a vile thing, and is at the bottom of almost every wrong and hatred of the world. – Emily Climbs

Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? – Anne of Green Gables

Perhaps…love unfolded naturally out of a beautiful friendship, as a golden-hearted rose slipping from its green sheath. – Anne of Avonlea

Christopher Moore

If you think anyone is sane you just don’t know enough about them. – Practical Demonkeeping

If you are here to be offended, may your ire rise and your blood boil. – Lamb, The Gospel According to Biff

Everything is a story. What is there but stories? Stories are the only truth. – Practical Demonkeeping

Most of us don’t live our lives with one, integrated self that meets the world, we’re a whole bunch of selves. – A Dirty Job

The key — and this is very relevant in our case — is to find someone whose insanity dovetails with your own. – The Stupidest Angel

They can only keep their dream alive by being with others like themselves who will mirror their illusions. – Bloodsucking Fiends

But she’s a redhead, so she’s probably evil, even at her tender age. – Sacre Bleu

Patricia Kennealy-Morrison

And now all the threads that the gods had spun were strung upon the frame of the loom the weaving begun in true earnest. – The Copper Crown

Between us there is neither giving nor taking, but only what is, and what must be. – The Silver Branch

Even the Ard-rían may not do entirely as she likes. – The Silver Branch

What a thing of wonder and terror, to get what one has wanted for so long. – The Silver Branch

In Keltia we say it better: ‘anama-chara,’ soul-friend, true-friend, the friend of the heart. – The Hawk’s Grey Feather

Kelts are passionately fond of learning, prizing knowledge and those who can impart it above all other things. – The Hawk’s Grey Feather

Mercedes Lackey

Where there is love, the form does not matter, and the gods are pleased. – Magic’s Pawn

Nevertheless, now that I have met you, I know that all that I am, and all that I have, could not match what you are worth. – Beauty and the Werewolf

Being a sane, honorable human being is not always comfortable. – Winds of Change

Once the blinders are off, it’s rather hard to go back to seeing things the way you used to. – The Fairy Godmother

Pay heed to the sun, but watch your feet, or you’ll fall ingloriously on your nose. – Storm Breaking

By your own light, you can only illuminate a small part of the world, but when your light is reflected and shared, it is magnified. – The Snow Queen

Inexperience can be overcome, ignorance be enlightened, but prejudice will destroy you. – The Black Gryphon

Melissa Scott

Still, an early adulthood spent hopping from one low-pay, no-status job to another wasn’t particularly uncommon. – Trouble and Her Friends

A lot of people still assumed that a woman couldn’t run a bulletin board on her own, much less act as a solo syscop. – Trouble and Her Friends

Given enough incentive, the nets could be regulated, access deliberately slowed and stifled, checkpoints at every intersection. (1994) – Trouble and Her Friends

Formal wear seemed to involve an almost infinite number of layers. – Silence in Solitude

Symbols are the way we manipulate reality, and therefore symbols are – must be – real. – The Empress of Earth

We respect and honor the past, but we know we can’t completely re-create it, nor do we want to do so. – The Jazz

If nothing else came of it, it was a beginning, and Warreven could claim that as a a kind of victory, imperfect and uncertain as victories always are. – Shadow Man

Dan Simmons

It occurs to me that our survival may depend upon our talking to one another. – Hyperion

Words bend our thinking to infinite paths of self-delusion. – Hyperion

Any allegiance to a deity or concept or universal principal which put obedience above decent behavior toward an innocent human being was evil. – Hyperion

In the end–when all else is dust–loyalty to those we love is all we can carry with us to the grave. – Fall of Hyperion

The problem with being passionately in love … is that it deprives you of too much sleep. – Rise of Endymion

Information is always to be treasured. It is behind only love and honesty in a person’s attempt to understand the universe. – Endymion