The Pillars of the Earth Quotes.

1. "Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

2. "The most expensive part of building is the mistakes."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

3. "She loved him because he had brought her back to life. She had been like a caterpillar in a cocoon, and he had drawn her out and shown her that she was a butterfly."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

4. "Nevertheless, the book gave Jack a feeling he had never had before, that the past was like a story, in which one thing led to another, and the world was not a boundless mystery, but a finite thing that could be comprehended."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

5. "She wanted to say 'I love you like a thunderstorm, like a lion, like a helpless rage'..."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

6. "The duck swallows the worm, the fox kills the duck, the men shoot the fox, and the devil hunts the men."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

7. "You never know," Jack said speculatively. "There may come a time when savages like William Hamleigh aren't in power; when the laws protect the ordinary people instead of enslaving them; when the king makes peace instead of war. Think of that - a time when towns in England don't need walls!"
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

8. "I imagined it. I wrote it. But I guess I never thought I'd see it."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

9. "Proportion is the heart of beauty."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

10. "When things are simple, fewer mistakes are made. The most expensive part of a building is the mistakes."
- Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

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