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Never, ever

Todays quotation is from Crimson Angel by Barbara Hambly.

You never, ever, let anyone in authority know you knew what they were talking about until you knew which way the wind blew…

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Make their own mistakes

Todays quotation is from The Shirt on His Back  by Barbara Hambly.

‘We all want somethin’  better for other people,’ said Seaholly dispassionately. ‘But they go right on ahead and make their own mistakes, just like we do.’

From The Shirt on His Back by Barbara Hambly.

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Never tell

Todays quotation is from Ran Away  by Barbara Hambly.

And we won´t speak of any of it at all, of course. The other thing he’d learned in the small gossipy world of that African village in Louisiana’s cane country was not to ever say anything that could get someone hurt, no matter how good a story it made.

You never knew who was listening. Or how trustworthy they were when they’d had a drink or two.

The better the story was, the likelier it was to be passed along.

From Ran Away  by Barbara Hambly.

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In terror of flowers

Todays quotation is from Dead and Buried  by Barbara Hambly.

The young man stared at the old, eyes blazing, like a splendid high-couraged stallion – and about as intelligent as the average stallion, January reflected: a beautiful beast who would run himself to death in terror of flowers flickering in the wind, without asking why.

From Dead and Buried  by Barbara Hambly.

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