"But even disbanded, even without legal authority, still Jedi we would be. Jedi Knights served the Force long before there was a Galactic Republic, and serve it we will when this Republic is but dust."
"Teach me about pain, think you? Think the old Master cannot care, mmm? Forgotten who I am, have you? Old I am, yes. Mm. Loved more than you, have I, Padawan. Lost more. Hated more. Killed more."
"It seems to me that most sentients live in a … cocoon of illusions and expectations. We are full of assumptions: we think we know ourselves and those around us; we think we know what each day will bring. We are confident we understand the arc and trajectory of our lives. Then Fate intervenes, strips us down to bare metal, and we see we are little more than debris, floating in darkness."
'Yes, exactly!…. How did you know?'
Yoda scrambled up onto the bed and sat beside her, letting his little legs dangle in space. His ears perked. ‘Secret, shall I tell you?’ He leaned in close, so she could feel his whiskers rasping against her face. ‘Grand Master of Jedi Order am I!’ he said loudly right in her ear. ‘Won this job in a raffle I did, think you?’"