“Wanden olstrum end kendesorum.” It was the first part of a Fjerdan saying, The water hears and understands. It sounded kind enough, but Matthias knew that Nina would be familiar with the rest of it. “Isen ne bejstrum,” she finished. The water hears and understands. The ice does not forgive.
“It’s not natural for women to fight.“
"It’s not natural for someone to be as stupid as he is tall, and yet there you stand.”
― Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows aka how can you not already want to read it based of this quote this is gold