These are the contexts of the quotes tweeted from @sueannbowling from March 14 though March 20, 2013.

cover, All the Weyrs of Pern“Can you do more than act with honor?” Anne McCaffrey, All the Weyrs of Pern. Ruth, the white dragon, speaking to Jaxsom after he has made the decision to exile Master Robinton’s kidnappers.

“Everything takes longer and costs more.” Anne McCaffrey, All the Weyrs of Pern. Hamian, who has to try to manufacture the space suits.

Cover, The Dolphins of Pern “Evolutionary change takes much longer than twenty-five hundred Turns.” Anne McCaffrey, The Dolphins of Pern. Aivas is speaking to Master Alemi, explaining that the reason that the dolphins look the same on tapes from Earth as they due currently on Pern is because so little time has passed (in evolutionary terms.)

“Courtesy is essential in all dealings with humans.” Anne McCaffrey, The Dolphins of Pern. Aivas, responding after Alemi comments “You’re very polite, for a machine.”

“Some basic skills did not change.” Anne McCaffrey, The Dolphins of Pern. Some things have been lost on Pern, but others, such as fishing methods, stayed very much the same.

“Knowledge is sometimes two-edged.” Anne McCaffrey, The Dolphins of Pern. Menolly is wondering whether all the knowledge they are receiving from Aivas is not potentially a problem.

“Something back there is going to eat us.” Bowling, “Horse Power.” The way Roi expresses the feelings of a stampeding herd of Silkies.

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