- Everything to do with Isobel in The Devil's Novice.
Isobel: [shoots an arrow at Cadfael's head] I'm sorry, brother. I mistook you for a wild pig.Isobel: [referring to her cousin's fiancee] Could you resist if your vows did not protect you?Cadfael: A thought has just occurred to me...
Abbot Radulfus: How is Brother Jerome?Cadfael: Oh, his throat will mend, but a week or two will pass before his voice returns.Abbot Radulfus: Then even in the worst deed, there is some good.
- Also, after Brother Jerome is attacked by Meriet Aspley.
- From Virgin in the Ice when discussing the actions of Brother Oswin.
Sheriff Hugh Beringar: You might equally suggest that the Earth moves around the Sun with as little proof!