Namaste friends. This post is a collection of quotes from the book - Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo. Siege and Storm is the second book of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy.
The ox feels the yoke, but does the bird feel the weight of its wings?
Our fates are entwined now, Alina, and there’s nothing either of us can do about that.
Go on, stamp your foot, fight your true nature. All the while, your country suffers.
The problem with hiring a man who sells his honor is that you can always be outbid.
I like to have powerful enemies. Makes me feel important.
Anything worth doing always starts as a bad idea.
When people say impossible, they usually mean improbable.
This country is coming apart. Someone needs to put it back together before it’s too late.
I’m the only Grisha to ever wear two amplifiers. And I’m the only Grisha alive powerful enough to take on the Darkling or his shadow soldiers. No one else can do what I can.
Don’t underestimate the power of the grand gesture, Alina. The people like spectacle.
I’m telling you that if you want to be a leader, it’s time you started thinking and acting like one.
Grisha can only use and alter what already exists. True creation is a different kind of power.
The less you say, the more weight your words will carry.
Weakness is a guise. Wear it when they need to know you’re human, but never when you feel it.
Don’t wish for bricks when you can build from stone. Use whatever or whoever is in front of you.
Get them to follow the little orders, and they’ll follow the big ones.
You’re never going to survive at court if you don’t learn to hide what you’re thinking a bit better.
It’s simply a question of finding the right incentive. Pauper or prince, every man can be bought.
The world is changing. We change with it, or there will be nothing left to remember us but the dust.
You know the problem with heroes and saints? They always end up dead.