Marrying her to prove I do not subscribe to an outdated convention of class would be just as foolish as refusing to marry her because I did.
Chapter 9, section 33 (p. 142)
It was only now that they realized that there is nothing that can really be a preparation for death.Jo Walton
All farms are much alike everywhere, and all wild places have their own beauty.Jo Walton
There is one law for rich and poor alike, which prevents them equally from stealing bread and sleeping under bridges.Jo Walton
What you can't pay back you pay forward.Jo Walton
Avan was as religious as the next young dragon with his way to make in the world—which is to say that he held many traditional beliefs which he had never paused to examine, attended church because it would have seemed strange not to, rarely paid much attention when he was there, and found piety out of the pulpit thoroughly misplaced.Jo Walton