Best Quotes by Glen Cook (Top 10)

  1. Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.
  2. Every ounce of my cynicism is supported by historical precedent.
  3. More evil gets done in the name of righteousness than any other way.
  4. Evil is relative"側You can't hang a sign on it. You can't touch it or taste it or cut it with a sword. Evil depends on where you are standing, pointing your indicting finger.
  5. Rich men have dreams. Poor men die to make them come true.
  6. Soldiers live. He dies and not you, and you feel guilty, because you're glad he died, and not you. Soldiers live, and wonder why.
  7. I believe in our side and theirs, with the good and evil decided after the fact, by those who survive. Among men you seldom find the good with one standard and the shadow with another.
  8. The man who counts on the aid of a god deserves the help he doesn't get.
  9. No religion I ever encountered made any sense. None are consistent. Most gods are megalomaniacs and paranoid psychotics by their worshippers' description. I don't see how they could survive their own insanity. But it's not impossible that human beings are incapable of interpreting a power so much greater than themselves. Maybe religions are twisted and perverted shadows of truth. Maybe there are forces which shape the world. I myself have never understood why, in a universe so vast, a god would care about something so trivial as worship or human destiny.
  10. Oh, 'twould be marvelous if the world and its moral questions were like some game board, with plain black players and white, and fixed rules, and nary a shade of grey.

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