Best 42 of Ender quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 18 Sep

Orson Scott Card

The enemy's gate is down.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

In my dreams," said Ender, "I'm never sure whether I'm really me.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

When it comes down to it, though, the real decision is inevitable: If one of us has to be destroyed, let's make damn sure we're the ones alive at the end.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

He woke up and fought another battle and won. Then he went to bed and slept again and dreamed again and then he woke up and won again and slept again and he hardly noticed when waking became sleeping. Nor did he care.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

But most of those to whom Ender's Game feels most important are those who, like me, feel themselves to be perpetually outside their most beloved communities, never able to come inside and feel confident of belonging.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Orson Scott Card

We people only live on the top, like the bugs that live on the scum of the still water near the shore.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

In the end it was only Peter who had something he could say from the heart. "Am I the only one here who sees something of himself in the man who's lying inside this box?" No one had an answer for him, either yes or no.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

While you're governing the colony and I'm writing political philosophy, They'll never guess that in the darkness of night we sneak into each other's room and play checkers and have pillow fights.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

I'll go from world to world until I find a time and place where you can come awake in safety. And I'll tell your story to my people, so that perhaps in time the can forgive you, too. The way that you've forgiven me.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Orson Scott Card

The only teacher that's worth anything to you is your enemy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Compassion is what you're good at. I'm better at complex searches through organized data structures.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

You're bigger than I remember," she said stupidly. "You too," he said. "I also remember that you were beautiful." "Memory does play tricks on us." "No. Your face is the same, but I don't remember what beautiful means anymore. Come on. Let's go out into the lake.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Orson Scott Card

So the whole war is beause we can't talk to each other.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

You understand that the piggies are animals, and you no more condemn them for murdering Libo and Pipo than you condemn a cabra for shewing up capim." That's right," said Miro. Ender smiled. "And that's why you'll never learn anything from them. Because you think of them as animals.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Orson Scott Card

The classes were valuable, but the real education was the game.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

When a brother is given the right to pass into the third life as a father, then he chooses his greatest rival or his truest friend to give him passage. You. Speaker—ever since I first learned Stark and read The Hive Queen and the Hegemon, I waited for you. I said many times to my father, Rooter, of all humans he is the one who will understand us. Then Rooter told me when your starship came, that it was you and the hive queen aboard that ship, and I knew then that you had come to give me passage, if only I did well." "You did well, Human.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Orson Scott Card

[That wall] might be breached sometime in the future, but for now the only real conversation between them was the roots that had already grown low and deep, under the wall, where they could not be broken. The most terrible thing, though, was the fear that the wall could never be breached, that in his heart Alai was glad of the separation, and was ready to be Ender's enemy. For now that they could not be together, they must be infinitely apart, and what had been sure and unshakable was now fragile and insubstantial; from the moment we are not together, Alai is a stranger, for he has a life now that will be no part of mine, and that means that when I see him we will not know each other.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

It had to be a trick or you couldn't have done it.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

I'll become exactly the tool you want me to be, said Ender silently, but at least I wont be fooled into it. I'll do it because I choose to, not because you tricked me, you sly bastard.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Loneliness is at the heart of Ender's Game, and the reason it works so well is because it carries with it the firm assurance that even though Ender never feels himself to belong,the reader knows he does belong, that he is the ultimate insider even though he stands outside.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Orson Scott Card

That's what Ender has to understand. There really is evil in the world, and wickedness, and every brand of stupidity. There's meanness and heartlessness and... I don't even know which of them is me." - Hyrum Graff

By Anonym 19 Sep

Orson Scott Card

There was no doubt now in Ender's mind. There was no help for him. Whatever he faced, now and forever, no on ewould save him from it. Peter might be scum, but Peter had been right, always right; the power to cause pain is the only power that matters, the power to kill and destroy, because if you can't kill then you are always subject to those who can, and nothing and no one will ever save you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Being here alone with nothing to do, I've been thinking about myself too. Trying to understand why I hate myself so badly.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Joe Teti

It's a game changer, not a game ender.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

As a child of privilege, no one is your friend. They will claim to be your friends, they will laugh at your jokes and invite you to their parties, but they do not like you. They like your power, they like what you will become someday.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

For the first time, Ender had found a living mind he could admire.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Orson Scott Card

'So if we can we'll kill every last of the buggers, and if they can they'll kill every last one of us. As for me,' said Ender, 'I'm in favor of surviving'.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Since when do you have to tell the enemy when he has won?

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

When you walk on the face of a world, then forgiveness comes.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

I came because I've spent my whole life in the company of the brother that I hated. Now I want a chance to know the brother that I love, before it's too late, before we're not children anymore.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

"We've devoted our lives to learning about them!" Miro said. Ender stopped. "Not from them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

He is dangerous, he is beautiful, I could drown in his understanding.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Thank God for you, Ender. Thank God.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Well, I'm your man. I'm the bloody bastard you wanted when you had me spawned. I'm your tool, and what difference does it make if I hate the part of me that you most need? What difference does it make that when the little serpents killed me in the game, I agreed with them, and was glad.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Don't make fun of me!" Ender said. "I'm afraid I'm going crazy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Orson Scott Card

As I recall, St. Paul stood by and held the coats of the men who were stoning him (Stephen). Apparently he wasn't a believer at the time. In fact, I think he was regarded as the most terrible enemy of the Church. And yet he later repented, didn't he? So I suggest you think of me, not as the enemy of God, but as an apostle who has not yet been stopped on the road to Damascus

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

He felt like part of himself had been taken away, an inward prop that was holding up his courage and confidence.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

He was not prepared to deal with my mistake, thought Jane, and he did not understand the suffering his response would cause me. He is innocent of wrong -doing, and so am I. We shall forgive each other and go on. It was a good decision, and Jane was proud of it. The trouble was, she couldn't carry it out. Those few seconds in which parts of her mind came to a halt were not trivial in their effect on her. There was trauma, loss, change; she was not now the same being that she had been before. parts of her had died. Parts of her had become confused, out of order... She discovered, as many a living being had discovered, that rational decisions are far more easily made than carried out.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Orson Scott Card

Poke gave him life. Ender gave it meaning.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Orson Scott Card

I didn't know how you'd get us out of that last one. But you did. You were good.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Orson Scott Card

We don't punish the ones who fail. They just-don't go on,

By Anonym 20 Sep

Orson Scott Card

You don't know what would have happened if I hadn't pushed. Nobody knows. I did it the way I did it, and it worked. Above all, it worked.