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David Gemmell

Data de nascimento: 1. Agosto 1948
Data de falecimento: 28. Julho 2006

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David Andrew Gemmell foi um escritor britânico.

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„What truly makes a man who he is? Is it the strength of his arms, or the courage of his soul?“

—  David Gemmell
Context: What I did understand from the rebirth process was that the rebirth reproduced a physical duplicate of the original. But this is my point. It is physical. What truly makes a man who he is? Is it the strength of his arms, or the courage of his soul? You have your own soul, Harad. You are not Druss. Live your own life. Ch. 8

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„Life is a game, Scaler. Play it like that.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: But from now on act the part. You will be amazed at the number of people you fool. Don't share your doubts! Life is a game, Scaler. Play it like that. Ch. 13

„Evil is never truly strong, for it is born of fear.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Evil is never truly strong, for it is born of fear. Why did he fall so easily? Because he tested your strength and saw the possibility of death [... ] had he possessed true courage, he would have fought back. Instead he froze — and died. Ch. 8

„Evil lives in a pit. If you want to fight it, you must climb down into the slime to do so“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Evil lives in a pit. If you want to fight it, you must climb down into the slime to do so. White cloaks show the dirt more thank black, and silver tarnishes. Ch. 10

„Nothing in life is sure, my son. Except the promise of death“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Nothing in life is sure, my son. Except the promise of death. Ch. 4

„One thing I have learnt about Death is that his bark is worse than his bite.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Be at peace, my friend. One thing I have learnt about Death is that his bark is worse than his bite. Ch. 11

„We will all go down together—that's what makes us who we are.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Come back and stand with us, lad. We will all go down together— that's what makes us who we are. Ch. 24

„You must learn to use each man to his best advantage“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Why must I have the Piglet?' 'Because you are the best.' 'I do not understand.' 'Teach him.' 'And who teaches me?' ' As an officer, my lord, you will have many men under your command and not all will be gifted. You must learn to use each man to his best advantage... Ch. 1

„And so modest. Is there anything at which you do not excel?“

—  David Gemmell
Context: "I thought you were the best," she chided. "Fathers always seem that way," he said dryly. "But no. With bow or knife I am superb. But with the sword? only excellent." "And so modest. Is there anything at which you do not excel?" ibid

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„No one ever gets out of this life alive.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Some of you are probably thinking that you may panic and run. You will not! Others are worried about dying. Some of you will. But all men die. No one ever gets out of this life alive. Ch. 18

„That is why men follow you, though they hate your blood. They trust you“

—  David Gemmell
Context: When responsibility is thrust upon you, can you run from it? No— you have never and you never will. That is what makes you as you are. That is why men follow you, though they hate your blood. They trust you. Ch. 8

„There are many forms of cowardice“

—  David Gemmell
Context: There are many forms of cowardice, Chareos. One man can face a score of enemies with a sword, but not a sickness which paralyses him. Another can face death with a smile, yet fear the years of hardship and toil which are living. Are you a coward? Ch. 6

„We are not made for life at all, old horse“

—  David Gemmell
Context: We are not made for life at all, old horse. It is made for us. We live it. We leave it. Ch. 9

„Don't hover outside life—take part in it. There are people waiting to love you.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: Look around you: see the people as they touch and show their love. But don't watch coldly, like an observer. Don't hover outside life— take part in it. There are people waiting to love you. It is not something you should turn down lightly. Ch. 13

„Why did he get himself killed for us?" "Because he was a hero. And that is what heroes do.“

—  David Gemmell
Context: "We irritated him, he told me. Why did he get himself killed for us?" "Because he was a hero. And that is what heroes do. You understand?" Ch. 20

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