I do tend to lose track since the kids are out of school.
On one occasion I shared a bed with about seven other people, but we were all having a party overnight.
But I am Niniane of Avalon, and I account to no man on this earth for what I do with what is mine -- yes, mine and not yours. I am not Roman, to let some man tell me what I may do with what the Goddess gave me.
A babe at the breast is as much pleasure as the bearing is pain.
If he knew, if he was told in so many words, he would have to do the conventional thing, he would have to express the conventional shock and horror. But knowing without analyzing, knowing in a place that went deeper than words, he could see it, know it, accept it.
His head was heavy on my breast, heavy as the child in my own childish arms, heavy as the King Stag who had come to me in triumph. Morgaine, my mother had called impatiently, take care of the baby... and all my life I had borne him with me.
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!
Think not that you can direct my steps! If you come with me - you follow!
Never name the well from which you will not drink.
Perhaps mankind must have a time of darkness so that we will one day again know what a blessing is the light.
He was guarded behind a hundred fences of reserve and anger.
The Goddess has a fourth face. It is secret, and you should prey, as I do, as I do Igraine, that Morgause will never wear that face.
The man who feels fear without cause is a fool; but the man is twice a fool who does not feel fear when there is cause.
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!
I never left you; I never will leave you. While life lasts, and beyond, I am here.
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.
Gave so much time and thought to units - the Nation, the Race, Humanity-as-a-Whole - that it laid terrific burdens on humanity as individuals. To benefit the monster of Humanity-as-a-Whole, they even fought wars - which killed off humanity, individually, at a fearful rate.
It was an old saying: three could keep a secret if but two of them lay in their graves...
If, she thought, you can call a man your lover when you have never exchanged a single kiss.
I came to see that my quarrel was never with the Christ, but with his foolish and narrow priests who mistook their own narrowness for his.
The symbol of the dragon should be always before them, that mankind seek to accomplish, not to think of sin and do penance!