History Quotes / VorkosiganSaga

2nd Dec '16 7:13:28 AM dsollen
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->'''Miles:''' My case budget allows for a lot of discretion, you know.
->'''[[BeleagueredBureaucrat Vorlynkin:]]''' Then I really wish you'd ''buy'' some.
--> -- Vorlynkin grows exasperated with the Lord Auditors apparent [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight disregard for any local laws]] ''Cryoburn''.
14th Nov '16 11:44:00 AM roxana
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-> '''I'm engaged, to be married, to this woman here. Isn't she pretty? Mine, Mine, Mine. She's smart too. She asked me! I'm engaged to be married, to this woman!"

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-> '''I'm engaged, ''I'm engaged to be married, to married. To this woman here. Isn't she pretty? Mine, Mine, Mine. She's smart too. She asked me! I'm engaged to be married, to this woman!"woman!''
14th Nov '16 11:42:14 AM roxana
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-> '''Ekaterin''': "Lord Vorkosigan!"
-> '''Miles''': "Madame? At your command!"
-> '''Ekaterin''': "Good. Will you marry me?"
--> -- '''Ekaterin's''' very public proposal, '''Miles''' accepts.

-> '''I'm engaged, to be married, to this woman here. Isn't she pretty? Mine, Mine, Mine. She's smart too. She asked me! I'm engaged to be married, to this woman!"
--> -- '''Miles''' is gleeful over his engagement.
21st Nov '15 10:56:55 PM WarriorDragonMage
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-> "Did you think you were dealing with an ''amateur''?"

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-> "Did "Both my parents die in political intrgue before I turned five years old. A fact you might have researched. Did you think you were dealing with an ''amateur''?"
5th Jul '15 9:29:19 AM Nigel
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'''Miles''': I'm just... wrestling with temptation.
'''Simon''': Who's winning?
'''Miles''': I think... I think I'm going for the best two falls out of three.

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-> '''Miles''': I'm just... wrestling with temptation.
-> '''Simon''': Who's winning?
-> '''Miles''': I think... I think I'm going for the best two falls out of three.



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5th Jul '15 9:27:46 AM Nigel
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-> '''Simon''': Miles? Are you all right?
'''Miles''': I'm just... wrestling with temptation.
'''Simon''': Who's winning?
'''Miles''': I think... I think I'm going for the best two falls out of three.
--> -- ''Memory''
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8th Apr '15 7:56:39 PM Dalillama
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"The real unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, without anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future.

But the crimes they hope to prevent in that future are imaginary. The ones they commit in the present - they are real."

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"The ->"The real unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, without anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future.

But ->But the crimes they hope to prevent in that future are imaginary. The ones they commit in the present - they are real."
8th Apr '15 7:56:00 PM Dalillama
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"The real unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, without anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future.

But the crimes they hope to prevent in that future are imaginary. The ones they commit in the present - they are real."
--> -- '''Aral Vorkosigan''', ''Shards of Honor''
25th Feb '15 12:10:14 AM NanoMoose
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---> -- '''Cordelia''' thinks this after seeing Aral smile for the first time.

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---> --> -- '''Cordelia''' thinks this after seeing Aral smile for the first time.



--> '''The [[CoolOldLady Professora]]''' demonstrates how it does not pay to rationalize in front of a historian. ''Komarr''

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--> -- '''The [[CoolOldLady Professora]]''' demonstrates how it does not pay to rationalize in front of a historian. ''Komarr''



-> '''Miles''': No? You've succeeded in terrifying ''me''.

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-> '''Miles''': No? You've succeeded in terrifying ''me''.
25th Feb '15 12:07:35 AM NanoMoose
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-> '''Gregor''': Oh, it took both hands.

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-> '''Gregor''': Oh, it took both hands.



-> '''Miles on fast-penta:''' That's out of character.

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-> '''Miles on fast-penta:''' That's out of character.



-> '''Emperor Gregor''': I know. Honorable, but stupid. You may fit right in here yet.

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-> '''Emperor Gregor''': I know. Honorable, but stupid. You may fit right in here yet.



-> '''Miles''': Mm... no, truthfully. It was more like terror at first sight. Falling in love took, oh, an hour or so.

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-> '''Miles''': Mm... no, truthfully. It was more like terror at first sight. Falling in love took, oh, an hour or so.



-> '''Miles:''' Do you consider yourself an innocent bystander?\\
-> '''Ivan:''' God knows I try to be.

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-> '''Miles:''' Do you consider yourself an innocent bystander?\\
-> '''Ivan:''' God knows I try to be.



-> '''Miles''': They'd have to catch 'em first.

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-> '''Miles''': They'd have to catch 'em first.



-> "Shopping? That's an offer seldom made to the son of my mother...."

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-> "Shopping? That's an offer seldom made to the son of my mother....mother..."



-> '''Miles''': Madame Vorsoisson, has it ever occurred to you that you may be just a touch oversocialized?

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-> '''Miles''': Madame Vorsoisson, has it ever occurred to you that you may be just a touch oversocialized?



-> '''The Professora''': Remembering my grandmother, it's possible.

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-> '''The Professora''': Remembering my grandmother, it's possible.



-> '''Professora Vorthys''': Ah, I see. So the difference between a criminal and a hero is the order in which their vile crimes are committed. And justice comes with a sell-by date. In that case, you'd better hurry. You wouldn't want your heroism to spoil.

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-> '''Professora Vorthys''': Ah, I see. So the difference between a criminal and a hero is the order in which their vile crimes are committed. And justice comes with a sell-by date. In that case, you'd better hurry. You wouldn't want your heroism to spoil.



-> '''Desplains''': Actually he trains interrogators.

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-> '''Desplains''': Actually he trains interrogators.



-> '''Rish''': Only if I can watch.

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-> '''Rish''': Only if I can watch.
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