Robert Jordan Sayings and Quotes

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


Men often mistake killing and revenge for justice. They seldom have the stomach for justice.      

Robert Jordan

A woman's eyes cut deeper than a knife.     

Robert Jordan

Waiting turns men into bears in a barn and women into cats in a sack.     

Robert Jordan

The people seemed nearly ostentatious about minding their own business.     

Robert Jordan

Death comes to us all; we can only choose how to face it when it comes.     

Robert Jordan

There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.     

Robert Jordan

The leaf lives its appointed time, and does not struggle against the wind that carries it away. The leaf does no harm, and finally falls to nourish new leaves. So it should be with all men and women.     

Robert Jordan

A slow horse does not always reach the end of the journey.     

Robert Jordan

There is one rule, above all others, for a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.     

Robert Jordan

It was easier to be brave when someone needed your protection.     

Robert Jordan

In a cruel land, you either learned to laugh at cruelty or spent your life weeping.     

Robert Jordan

Whether the bear beats the wolf or the wolf beats the bear, the rabbit always loses.     

Robert Jordan

Teach him how you will, a pig will never play the flute.      

Robert Jordan

The wolf may fight the bear but the rabbit always looses.     

Robert Jordan

The more tragic things get, the more I feel like laughing.     

Robert Jordan

Prophecy is most dangerous when you try to make it happen... The Pattern weaves itself around you, but when you try to weave it, even you cannot hold it.     

Robert Jordan

To fight the raven you may make alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.     

Robert Jordan

Humankind is made for uncertainty, struggle, choice and change.     

Robert Jordan

A flapping tongue has killed more men than sudden storms ever did.     

Robert Jordan

A crafty enemy will set a weak ambush you are meant to break through. Confident because you have dealt with the threat, your guard relaxed, you walk into the second, stronger ambush.     

Robert Jordan

It’s too late to change your mind after you’ve jumped off the cliff.     

Robert Jordan

A man's dreams are a maze even he cannot know.     

Robert Jordan

To fight the raven you may make alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.     

Robert Jordan

It is better to guide people than try to hammer them into a line.     

Robert Jordan

The louder a man tells you he’s honest, the harder you must hold onto your purse.     

Robert Jordan

Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.     

Robert Jordan