Mercedes Lackey: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Mercedes Lackey Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Mercedes Lackey, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Mercedes Lackey you will find my Ten favorites of Mercedes Lackey’s quotes. 

About Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes was born on June 24, 1950, in Chicago, had a normal childhood, and graduated from Purdue University in 1972. During the late 70’s she worked as an artist’s model before going into computer programming and eventually working for American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Additionally to fantasy writing, she has written lyrics for and recorded nearly fifty songs for Firebird Arts & Music, a small recording company that specializes in science fiction folk music.

Born: June 24, 1950, Chicago, Illinois, The United States
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Music

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Popular Quotes

“Some must be warriors, that others may live in peace. ”
― Mercedes Lackey, Exile’s Honor

 “Honor was never taking the easy way when it was also the wrong one. Never telling a falsehood unless the truth was painful and unnecessary, or a lie was necessary to save others. Never manipulating the truth to serve only yourself. Protecting the weak and helpless; standing fast even when fear made you weak. Keeping your word.”
― Mercedes Lackey, Exile’s Honor

“Give your enemy a face, If he is human, do not dehumanize him. Know him and know why he is your enemy. If your enemy is within you, understand what it is and why you are afraid. Put a face on your fear. When you understand it, and it is no longer vague and shapeless, you will find that your fear is no longer so formidable.”
― Mercedes Lackey, Brightly Burning

 “It isn’t wise to be rude to one’s mother. She knows everything about your childhood that is potentially embarassing.”
― Mercedes Lackey, Elvenborn

 “Adventure, yeah. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive.”
― Mercedes Lackey, Spirits White as Lightning

 “You are human and mortal; we are the sum of our weak moments and our strong.”
― Mercedes Lackey, The Black Gryphon

“It’s only gossip if you repeat it. Until then, it’s gathering information.”
― Mercedes Lackey, Intrigues

 “If it is stupid but it works, it isn’t stupid.
(a Shin’a’in saying)”
― Mercedes Lackey, Owlknight

“If I’m walking on thin ice, I might as well dance my way across.”
― Mercedes Lackey

“If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world.”
― Mercedes Lackey

10 Famous Quotes by Author Mercedes Lackey

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Mercedes Lackey, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Mercedes Lackey.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Mercedes Lackey. 

One Final Bonus – Mercedes Lackey Quote 

“The great love is gone. There are still little loves – friend to friend, brother to sister, student to teacher. Will you deny yourself comfort at the hearthfire of a cottage because you may no longer sit by the fireplace of a palace? Will you deny yourself to those who reach out to you in hopes of warming themselves at your hearthfire?”

― Mercedes Lackey, Magic’s Pawn

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