Quotes

‘He called on his Jedi training to accept the pain as a signal his body was sending.  He had to accept the pain, respect it, not fight it.  Then he’d have to ask his body to begin to heal.’
~Thoughts of Obi-Wan Kenobi – Jedi Apprentice: The Rising Force by Dave Wolverton – p41

“A Jedi must know his true enemies.”
“Anger is our enemy.  Greed and fear are also our enemies.  Haste is another enemy.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Rising Force by Dave Wolverton – p109

“And to be good…to be a good person is more important than being a Jedi.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Jedi Apprentice: The Rising Force by Dave Wolverton – p?

‘Jedi are taught to value dreams, but not to trust them.  Dreams can confuse as well as illuminate.  A Jedi should test a dream much as he tests unstable ground.  Only when he’s sure of his footing should he move on.  Dreams can be random energy, nothing more.  Some Jedi see things in dreams, and others do not.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p2-3

“All missions tested Jedi skills, even the ones that appeared easy.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p6

‘…often anger wasn’t about another person, but about himself.’
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p16

“Those seeming not to notice you usually do.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p17

“Even a Jedi Knight is still a living being with the same failings.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Aprrentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p95

“We are not saints, but seekers.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival by Jude Watson – p95

“Attention to the Moment Gives Knowledge.”
~Jedi Exercise – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p3

“Only by remembering the past are we able to learn from the present.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p6

“Yes, time is elusive.  But it is best to track it down.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p6

“It is better to expect nothing, and let each moment surprise you.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p9

‘…Qui-Gon was in the state the Jedi called restful-sleep-in-danger, his eyes closed but a corner of his mind alert at all times.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p71

“Make the decision, make another.  Remake one past, you cannot.”
~Yoda – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p87

‘Nothing is lost where the Force dwells, he remembered from the Temple.  And the Force is everywhere.’
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p89

‘…activity of waiting.  Activity can endanger, he had told him.  To wait and to watch is the more difficult task, yet it is one we must master.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past by Jude Watson – p114

“Learn not to teach you must.  As surely as you must guide, you must also be led.”
~Yoda – Jedi Apprentice:  The Shattered Peace by Jude Watson – p57

“Even with sureness, there must be doubt.  It is the Jedi way.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice:  The Shattered Peace by Jude Watson – p130

‘Suspend your judgment, and every being has something to teach you.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice:  The Evil Experiment by Jude Watson – p91

‘Get your opponents to lose their grace, and they will lose their purpose.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice:  The Evil Experiment by Jude Watson – p99

‘Do not meet hate with hate.  Meet it with purpose.’
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice:  The Evil Experiment by Jude Watson – p99

‘The perfect attack begins with your attention.  Every pebble can be an obstacle or an opportunity.  Hone your focus.  Add speed, timing, strategy, surprise.  Do not forget the Force is with you.
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice:  The Dangerous Rescue by Jude Watson – p44

“Doubt is your first enemy.”
~Jedi Saying – Jedi Apprentice: The Dangerous Rescue by Jude Watson – p46

“The hardest decision is to walk away.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Dangerous Rescue by Jude Watson – p46

“Even in the middle of a mission, don’t neglect to taste the pastries.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Ties that Bind by Jude Watson – p92

“If you don’t know which way to turn, review what you know.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Death of Hope by Jude Watson – p4

“If routine you count on, disappointed your hopes will be.”
~Yoda – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Path by Jude Watson – p9

“If someone claims that he is not to be trusted, it is generally a good idea to take note of it.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Path by Jude Watson – p11

“Far to come, far to go it is.  Cold and warm, it is.  Seek what you are looking for, you will.  Find it here, you shall.  Listen.”
~Yoda – Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Path by Jude Watson – p97

“The Force is what gives a Jedi his power.  It’s an energy field created by all living things.  It surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“The Force can have a strong influence on the weak minded.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“Remember, a Jedi can feel the Force flowing through him.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“Let go your conscious self and act on instinct.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“Stretch out with your feelings.”
~Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

“Wars not make one great.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Patience!  For the Jedi, it is time to eat as well.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“A Jedi’s strength flows from the Force, but beware of the dark side.  Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side of the Force are they.  Easily they flow, quick to join you in a fight.  If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“You will know.  When you are calm, at peace, passive.  A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Use the Force, yes.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“So certain are you?  Always with you it cannot be done.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“You must unlearn what you have learned.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“No!  Try not.  Do, or do not, there is no try.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Size matters not.  Look at me, judge me by my size, do you?  Hm?  And where you should not, for my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is.  Life creates it, makes it grow.  It’s energy surrounds us and binds us.  Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.  You must feel the Force around you.  Here between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes, even between land and ship.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“I don’t believe it!”
“That is why you fail.”
~Yoda in response to Luke – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Concentrate.  Feel the Force flow.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Through the Force, things you will see; other places, the future, the past, old friends long gone.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Control, control, you must learn control.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

“Don’t center on your anxieties, keep your concentration here and now where it belongs.”
“But Master Yoda said to be mindful of the future.”
“Not at the expense of the moment.  Be mindful of the living Force.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

“There’s always a bigger fish.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

“Concentrate on the moment; feel, don’t think.  Use your instincts.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

“Fear is the path to the dark side; Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.”
~Yoda – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

“Your focus determines your reality.”
~Qui-Gon Jinn – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace