QUOTES

“Raising the sword aloft is sometimes the only way to make the other side stand down” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“The sun was a fiery furnace of gold, but finally it set in the west and the cosmos glittered like a million burning embers, briefly reminding Awa of poetry readings under starry skies in Timbuktu. ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“So many distractions, when all she wanted was silence, so she could understand what was going on” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“I always wanted to travel, but now that I am, all I want is to go home” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“My father always says, to know a man, you must visit his library, for the contours of his mind have been shaped by the words on his bookshelf” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“The bleakness weighed heavy on her, yet Awa consoled herself with the knowledge that above the clouds, somewhere the sun still shone” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Strength is about pulling yourself together, even after you’ve been shattered into a thousand pieces. Falling is merely the first movement we take before rising” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Unfortunately, in this unruly world, a man of peace would be a pauper, for violence was the only currency that mattered” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“If the sea could speak, he thought blindly, it would be screaming at him” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Only you can decide the person you want to be” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“By yourself you are but one woman, together we are a unit” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“The sea divides Africa from Europe. Yet the people who live in those lands, need not be divided. I’ve lived in both places and I know from experience we are more alike, than we’d like to believe” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“I like your attitude, Will. How you approach life in many ways determines how life approaches you” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Remember, a person who shows courage is a person who has mastered fear, not banished it” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“You strike me as one who is patient, so you will know that things don’t always happen in the sequence you want them to” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Life is made of moments, each moment an opportunity” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“As your Commander, I remind you that we must work together, as what holds a unit together is trust, built on integrity” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Dark times do bring out the darkest of deeds” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“You are the outcome of your decisions” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Men like me survive in a world where dog eats dog” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Everyone’s looking for gold. So, I’ll be the one collecting the silver” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“The world is agony. When you die, you’ll get some rest” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Hard times don’t last for ever, hard people do” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“You strike me as a good man, Commander, but where the good are put in charge of the wicked, empires will be destroyed. It is when the wicked are given oversight of the good, does empire become strong” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“My type of politics leads to a clash of religions, a clash of cultures and a clash of races. Your type of politics unifies under an imperial cause. In the end I will win, because dividing and conquering is far easier than unifying the hearts of men” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“All men are afflicted with some burden or the other,” he said, “and one can be fooled into thinking a fellow is uncaring when all he is, is heart-broken.” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“In the depths of darkness, search for the heavenly light to guide you. Hold firm to the Lord of the Worlds. He will bring you back to us” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“Each man lives in the hope he will one day be legend. I no longer think of myself this way” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)

“When you travel in the world, you read from the vast expanse of human thought and experience, you realise you know so little” ― A Tudor Turk (Like on Goodreads)