These are the contexts of the quotes tweeted from @sueannbowling between July 25 and July 31, 2013. All but the last are from The Snow Queen, by Mercedes Lackey.
“Good news keeps company with the turtle; bad news with the hare.” An old Sammi saying.
“People are people, and often they act like frightened sheep.” Annukka to Kaari, when Veikko’s loss results in the townfolks turning against them
“A Wise Woman learns how to put her own woes aside when need calls.” Annukka, putting aside her concern for Veikko as she makes plans to trade for what they need.
“We become truly great only when we work for others as well as ourselves.” The Snow Queen, talking to Kay.
“It was amazing what changes could be made in a relatively short period.” The Snow Queen’s thoughts about Kay, who she has been trying to cure of selfishness.
“You and your nautical terminology! Why not just say you’re going to fasten the front sail in place?” Bowling, Tourist Trap. Amber to Timi, after Timi says he’s going to bend on the jib.