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
The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived. Robert Jordan
He was swimming in a sea of other people’s expectations. Men had drowned in seas like that. Robert Jordan
The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived. Robert Jordan
Men forget, but never forgive women forgive, but never forget. Robert Jordan