Lois Mcmaster Bujold Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lois mcmaster bujold quotes, lois mcmaster bujold sayings, and lois mcmaster bujold proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Like integrity, love of life was not a subject to be studied, it was a contagion to be caught. And you had to catch it from someone who had it.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

My home is not a place, it is people.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

An honor is not diminished for being shared.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they'll be called on to do before the next chance.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

A stunning first impression was not the same thing as love at first sight. But surely it was an invitation to consider the matter.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

You go on. You just go on. There's nothing more to it, and there's no trick to make it easier. You just go on.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they'll be called on to do before the next chance     

Lois McMaster Bujold

When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

If there's no game, isn't winning a pretty meaningless concept?     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Whether you function as welders or inspectors, the laws of physics are implacable lie-detectors. You may fool men. You will never fool the metal.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

It's a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn't even know you were aiming for.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Aim high. You may still miss the target but at least you won't shoot your foot off.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Aim high. You may still miss the target, but at least you won't shoot your foot off.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

If you can't be seven feet tall, be seven feet smart.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

A stunning first impression was not the same thing as love at first sight. But surely it was an invitation to consider the matter.      

Lois McMaster Bujold

Forward momentum only worked as a strategy if one had correctly identified which way was forward.     

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A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

Hunting hawks did not belong in cages, no matter how much a man coveted their grace, no matter how golden the bars. They were far more beautiful soaring free. Heartbreakingly beautiful.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

If you can't do what you want, do what you can.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

I'm very interested in the impact of biotechnology on the way people live.     

Lois McMaster Bujold