"Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination."
"I will protect those who cannot protect themselves."
— The Second Ideal of the Windrunners
"I will unite instead of divide. I will bring men together."
— The Second Ideal of the Bondsmiths
"I will remember those who have been forgotten."
— The Second Ideal of the Edgedancers
"Lightweavers make no oaths beyond the first. You must speak truths."
— Pattern answering Shallan's question on additional oaths
"Find the most important words a man can say."
— King Galivar's dying wish to his brother, Dalinar.
"The sun approaches the horizon. The Everstorm comes. The True Desolation. The Night of Sorrows."
— The Almighty's words to Dalinar
"A dun sphere after a Highstorm. And a man living who should have been dead. Two impossibilities. Together, they bespoke something that should be even more impossible."
— Teft right after Kaladin's "execution"
"Speak again the ancient oaths and return to men the Shards they once bore. The Knights Radiant must stand again."