Quotes by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do neccesary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity.
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Our children change us whether they live or not.
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When you can't do something truly useful, you tend to vent the pent up energy in something useless but available, like snappy dressing.
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His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.
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