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    I do tend to lose track since the kids are out of school.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: school  kids 
     
    I wasn't a child at 13, were you?
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: children  child 
     
    My husband and I were very in love, and I had no reason to suspect that his interests lay anywhere else.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    The scandal's so unbelievable that I cannot repeat it here.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    He used to sit on my lap. I was sort of ambivalent about that. He was surviving any way he could.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: despair  hope 
     
    If you own a machine, you are in turn owned by it, and spend your time serving it...
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: time  machine 
     
    And I must believe that man has the power to know the right, to choose between good and evil and know that his choice has made a difference...
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: evil  men  power  believe  choice  right 
     
    Some knowledge and some song and some beauty must be kept for those days before the world again plunges into darkness.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: beauty  world  darkness  song 
     
    Darling, I wish I could help you. Try to remember this: to live, you need every experience. Some will come in glory and in beauty, and some in pain and what seems like ugliness. But - they are. Life consists of opposites in balance.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    All gods are one god.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: god 
     
    Well, so it must be, for as man saw reality, so it became.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: men  reality 
     
    If you would have the message of the gods to direct your life, look for that which repeats ... It comes again and again until you have made it part of your soul and your enduring spirit.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: soul  god  spirit 
     
    Without a dream to light your way, the word is a very dark place.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: dark  dreams 
     
    Fear is a way of not allowing yourself to choose freely what you will do next; a way of letting your body's reflexes, not the needs of your mind, choose for you.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: fear  mind 
     
    There is no such thing as a true tale. Truth has many faces and the truth is like to the old road to Avalon; it depends on your own will, and your own thoughts, whither the road will take you.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: truth  thoughts  true 
     
    Remain true to yourself, child. If you know your own heart, you will always have one friend who does not lie.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: children  heart  friends  lies  true  child 
     
    The older I grow the more I become certain that it makes no difference what words we use to tell the same truths.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: truth 
     
    For there is no higher religion than the Truth.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: truth 
     
    I never left you; I never will leave you. While life lasts, and beyond, I am here.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    By what men think, we create the world around us, daily new.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: men  world 
     
    The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: despair  hope 
     
    There are ignorant priests and ignorant people, who are all too ready to cry sorcery if a woman is only a little wiser than they are!
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: people  women 
     
    I have called on the Goddess and found her within myself
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    Magic is a matter of focusing the disciplined will. But sometimes the will must be abandoned. The secret lies in knowing when to exercise control, and when to let go.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    Love is the only prayer I know.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: prayer 
     
    Beware what you speak,' said the Merlin very softly, 'for indeed the words we speak make shadows of what is to come, and by speaking them we bring them to pass, my king.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    The Goddess does not shower her gifts on those who reject them.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: gift 
     
    To know you are ignorant is the beginning of wisdom.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: wisdom 
     
    Morgaine laughed and mocked, but when it was a real trouble, no one could be kinder.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: real 
     
    No man or woman can live another's fate
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: fate  men  women  live 
     
    And so, perhaps, the truth winds somewhere between the road to Glastonbury, Isle of the Priests, and the road to Avalon, lost forever in the mists of the Summer Sea.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: truth  forever  lost  summer 
     
    I am dedicated to the belief that it is God's will that all men should strive for wisdom in themselves, not look to it from some other. Babes, perhaps, must have their food chewed for them by a nurse, but men may drink and eat of wisdom for themselves.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: belief  men  food  god  wisdom 
     
    Never name the well from which you will not drink.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    A priestess of Avalon does not lie. But I am cast out of Avalon, and for this, and unless it is all to be for nothing, I must lie, and lie well and quickly
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: lies 
     
    I have neither talent or taste for kingship, cousin. I am a warrior, and to dwell always in one place and live at court would weary me to death!
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: live  talent 
     
    Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: future  encourage  human  bad  mind  fiction 
     
    Arthur, their young king, like a hero out of legend.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    tags: young  hero 
     
    Of all things we mortals are called upon to do, the most difficult is forgiveness; in order to truly do it, you will probably have to behave as if you already have forgiven for quite a while before you have actually done so.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
    I know all about endings. It is beginnings that elude me.
    — Marion Zimmer Bradley
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    marion zimmer bradley
    Birth    : June 3, 1930
    Death  : September 25, 1999
    Occupation  : Author