Elantris – Brandon Sanderson
When you accept authority you must be willing to take responsibility for it at all times even when you don't particularly feel like it.
Do not dash if you only have the strength to walk, and do not waste your time pushing on the walls that will not give. More importantly, don't shove where a pat would be sufficient.
Your most awful experiences are never the ones you're anticipating.
The problem with being clever, Serene thought with a sigh, is that everyone assumes you're always planning something.
Pain loses its power when other things become more important.
— Nikola Brežnjak (@HitmanHR) March 11, 2017