The Thousandfold Thought Quotes.

11. "What did it mean to a prophet to sing in a God´s own voice? Would that make him a shaman, as in the days described in the Tusk? Or would it make him a god?"
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

12. "Esmenet had loved joking about cocks. She marvelled at the way men fussed over them, cursing, congratulating, beseeching, coaxing, commanding, even threatening them. Once she told Achamian about a deranged priest who had actually held a knife to his member, hissing „You must listen! After that, she said, she understood that men, far more than women, were other to themselves."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

13. "Love is like sleep. One can never seize, never force love."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

14. "Sometimes he would stare at the bare trees for so long, they would lose their radial dimensions and seem something flat, like blood smeared into the wrinkles about an old woman’s eyes."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

15. "He had despised the sorcerer, thinking him one of those mewling souls who forever groaned beneath burdens of their own manufacture."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

16. "a strange coldness had settled upon Achamian, the monolithic selfishness of which only children and madmen are sometimes capable."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

17. "Ignorance was ever the iron of certainty, for it was as blind to itself as sleep. It was the absence of questions that made answers absolute—not knowledge! To"
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

18. "That hope is little more than the premonition of regret. This is the first lesson of history."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

19. "The arguments were assembled and were defeated. The reasons railed and railed. But love had no logic. No more than sleep."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

20. "Conviction, no matter how narcotic its depth, simply did not make true."
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought

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