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Top 30 Jacqueline Carey Quotes (WRITER)

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“When I started really writing fantasy, one of the things I noticed was a real absence of sexuality in the genre at all. And it’s such a profound part of the human experience that it’s a really big thing to leave out.”

Jacqueline Carey
Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?
Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?
There is no fulfillment that is not made sweeter for the prolonging of desire.
There is no fulfillment that is not made sweeter for the prolonging of desire.
When Love cast me out, it was Cruelty who took pity upon me.
When Love cast me out, it was Cruelty who took pity upon me.
That which yields is not always weak.
That which yields is not always weak.

“It’s the same questions we ask of our existence, and the answer is always the same. The mystery lies not in the question nor the answer, but in the asking and answering themselves, over and over again, and the end is engendered in the beginning.”

Jacqueline Carey
Your dreaming self seeks to tell you something your waking ears will not hear.
Your dreaming self seeks to tell you something your waking ears will not hear.
All knowledge is worth having.
All knowledge is worth having.
Pain obliterates everything else. In pain, there is only the eternal present.
Pain obliterates everything else. In pain, there is only the eternal present.
It's funny, how one can look back on a sorrow one thought one might well die of at the time, and know that one had not yet reckoned the tenth part of true grief.
It’s funny, how one can look back on a sorrow one thought one might well die of at the time, and know that one had not yet reckoned the tenth part of true grief.

6 Jacqueline Carey Quotes That Will Make You Think

“Sidonie, I know you don’t remember it, but you once promised to trust me beyond all reason. And I swear to you that all that I am, all that I possess, including this gem-stone, is yours. I need you. I can’t do this alone. Forget your memories. Look into your heart. And if you can find somewhere there, some lingering spark of trust that owes naught to reason, I beg you to speak the word written here.”

Jacqueline Carey
There's more to clothing than just adornment. It does more than merely change how the world perceives us. It changes how we perceive ourselves.
There’s more to clothing than just adornment. It does more than merely change how the world perceives us. It changes how we perceive ourselves.
We speak of stories ending, when in truth it is we who end. The stories go on and on.
We speak of stories ending, when in truth it is we who end. The stories go on and on.
A little truth seasons a lie like salt.
A little truth seasons a lie like salt.
Even a stunted tree reaches for sunlight.
Even a stunted tree reaches for sunlight.
There are patterns which emerge in one's life, circling and returning anew, an endless variation of a theme.
There are patterns which emerge in one’s life, circling and returning anew, an endless variation of a theme.

2 Jacqueline Carey Quotes on Happiness

Happiness is the highest form of wisdom.
Happiness is the highest form of wisdom.
It is my observations, though, that happiness limits the amount of suffering one is willing to inflict upon others.
It is my observations, though, that happiness limits the amount of suffering one is willing to inflict upon others.

2 Jacqueline Carey Quotes on Making a Decision

All paths are present, always… and we can but choose among them.
All paths are present, always… and we can but choose among them.
Stand at the crossroads if you will, but if you'll not choose, I'll move on without you.
Stand at the crossroads if you will, but if you’ll not choose, I’ll move on without you.

7 Thought-provokingJacqueline Carey Quotes

If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you.
If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you.
To have a traitor for an ally is to have an enemy in waiting.
To have a traitor for an ally is to have an enemy in waiting.
The pain of the flesh is naught to that of the heart.
The pain of the flesh is naught to that of the heart.
Beauty is at its most poignant when the cold hand of Death holds poised to wither it imminently.
Beauty is at its most poignant when the cold hand of Death holds poised to wither it imminently.
Yes my lord, but questions are dangerous, for they have answers.
Yes my lord, but questions are dangerous, for they have answers.
Nothing spoils idle pleasure like too much awareness.
Nothing spoils idle pleasure like too much awareness.
Surely if we knew what bitterness fate held in store, we would shrink back in fear and let the cup of life pass us by untasted.
Surely if we knew what bitterness fate held in store, we would shrink back in fear and let the cup of life pass us by untasted.

3 Jacqueline Carey Quotes About Love

“‘Love child!’ What else? You will find it and lose it, again and again. And with each finding and each loss, you will become more than before. What you make of it is yours to choose.”

Jacqueline Carey
Oh love and hate are two sides of the same blade.
Oh love and hate are two sides of the same blade.
Let the warriors clamor after gods of blood and thunder; love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel.
Let the warriors clamor after gods of blood and thunder; love is hard, harder than steel and thrice as cruel.

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