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1. "You like lies?" Shallan asked. "Good lies," Pattern said. "That lie. Good lie." "What makes a lie good?" Shallan asked, taking careful notes, recording Pattern's exact words. "True lies." "Pattern, those two are opposites." "Hmmmm . . . Light makes shadow. Truth makes lies. Hmmmm."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
2. "Ah,the outdoors," Shallan said. "I visited that mythical place once. It was so very long ago, I've nearly forgotten it. Tell me, does the sun still shine, or is that just my dreamy recollection''Surely your studies aren't that bad."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
3. "You think they're superstitious fools," Shallan said softly, watching the sailor leave."From what I have observed," Jasnah said, "these sailors are men who have found a purpose in life and now take simple pleasure in it." Jasnah looked at the next drawing. "Many people make far less out of life."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
4. "Brightness," the man said as she stepped up to him, "we aren't what you think we are.""No," Shallan replied. "You aren't what you think yourselves to be."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
5. "You have quite the clever tongue on you!""I've never actually had someone's tongue on me," Shallan said, turning a page and not looking up, "clever or not. I'd hazard to consider it an unpleasant experience.""It ain't so bad," Gaz said."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
6. "That caravan looks as if it's all Vorin. Also, you look a little spindly for a Horneater.""Did you just insult the princess's weight?" Tyn asked, aghast.Storms! She was good. She actually managed to produce angerspren with the remark.Well, nothing to do but soldier on."I am offend!" Shallan yelled."You have offended Her Highness again!""Very offend!""You'd better apologize.""No apologize!" Shallan declared. "Boots!"
Author: Brandon Sanderson
7. "Actually, no," Shallan said. "I'm just fond of hyperbole.""I'm not," he said. "It's a real bastard to spell""Kabsal!"
Author: Brandon Sanderson
8. "It's not a lie," Shallan said, "if everyone understands and knows what it means.""Mm. Those are some of the best lies."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
9. "I can see why we need fellows who know how to light fires," Bluth said. "But I don't see why we need people to use fancy words.""Shhhh," Shallan said. "Don't say that so loudly. If the lighteyes hear, they might stop wasting their time making up new words, and instead start interfering with the business of honest men."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
10. "I don't know. ‘Errorgant,' perhaps." Jasnah raised a skeptical eyebrow. "It means to be twice as certain as someone who is merely arrogant," Shallan said, "while possessing only one-tenth the requisite facts."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
11. "I can see what you're up to.""Five foot six inches," Shallan said. "I suspect that's all I will ever be up to, unfortunately."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
12. "I seek the truth," Shallan said. "Wherever it may be, whoever may hold it. That's who I am."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
13. "Are you that afraid of being wrong? One would assume you'd be accustomed to it by now."He grunted. "Be careful, girl. You wouldn't want to accidentally insult a man.""The last thing I'd want to do is accidentally insult you, Vathah," Shallan said. "To think that Icouldn't manage it on purpose if I wanted!"
Author: Brandon Sanderson
14. "Shallan's mental image of Jasnah Kholin was of someone almost divine. It was, upon reflection, an odd way to regard a determined atheist."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
15. "We actually killed the thing.""Sad, I know," she said, feeling depressed. "It was beautiful.""It would be more beautiful if it hadn't tried to eat me.""From my perspective," Shallan noted, "it didn't try, it succeeded.""Nonsense," Kaladin said. "It didn't manage to swallow me. Doesn't count."
Author: Brandon Sanderson
16. "Kaladin followed [Shallan]. What else could he do? Explain to Adolin? Yes, princeling. I let your betrothed wander off alone in the darkness to get eaten by a chasmfiend. No, I didn't go with her. Yes, I'm a coward."
Author: Brandon Sanderson

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