Kreia, a central character in Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, is a blind Force-sensitive mentor of the player character, the Jedi Exile.
She rejects the light and dark side divide of the Force and eventually reveals herself as the Sith Lord Darth Traya, aiming to destroy the Force.
Created by Chris Avellone, her character served as a sounding board for the game’s themes and Avellone’s critique of the Star Wars universe.
Voiced by Sara Kestelman, she was praised for her voice acting, dialogues and complexity.
Kreia’s character and philosophy were influenced by Ravel Puzzlewell from Planescape: Torment and Avellone’s frustrations with the Force concept. Despite being a Sith Lord, she is portrayed as having genuine, albeit twisted, maternal love for the player and a desire to see them grow.
This multifaceted nature contributes to her character’s mystery and intrigue.
Below are some of the most popular quotes by Kreia.
There is no truth in the Force. But there is truth in you. ~ Kreia.
To be united by hatred is a fragile alliance at best. ~ Kreia.
It is not the destination that matters – it is the journey. ~ Kreia.
Direct action is not always the best way. It is a far greater victory to make another see through your eyes than to close theirs forever. ~ Kreia.
I am but a mirror whose only purpose is to show you what your eyes cannot yet see. ~ Kreia.
Plans are fragile things, and life often dashes expectations to the ground. ~ Kreia.
Apathy is death. ~ Kreia.
Do not see every enemy as an enemy. See them instead as an ally, whether they know it or not. ~ Kreia.
Famous Kreia Quotes
Be careful of charity and kindness, lest you do more harm with open hands then a clenched fist. ~ Kreia.
Nothing is impossible with the Force. ~ Kreia.
If you are to truly understand, then you will need the contrast, not adherence to a single idea. ~ Kreia.
And this is why a common soldier will never triumph against a Jedi. Your military ‘tactics’ are nothing compared to the Force. ~ Kreia.
From such small things, from such critical points, the universe and its masses may be moved… that is why you must be careful in all that you do, and in every choice you make. ~ Kreia.
It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But far more terrible is to admit it. ~ Kreia.
To believe in an ideal, is to be willing to betray it. It is something no Sith or Jedi has ever truly learned. ~ Kreia.
Oh, not to love is no crime, or so the Jedi believe. It is their code that kills life… their adherence to the will of the Force. ~ Kreia.
The Force is a powerful thing to wield… or deny. ~ Kreia.
Do you think I seek the death of all living things? There is no victory in such things. I do not want to win our war like this, little Jedi. When I win, I wish it to be because I was right, my teachings true. ~ Kreia.
Inspiring Kreia Quotes
If you seek to aid everyone that suffers in the galaxy, you will only weaken yourself… and weaken them. It is the internal struggles, when fought and won on their own, that yield the strongest rewards. ~ Kreia.
No, you simply did not learn the lesson I sought to teach. That your strength is as meaningless as the strength of my hand. ~ Kreia.
Ah, but at what point does the power the Force exerts submerge any attempt at choice, or free will? ~ Kreia.
It is only through interaction, through decision and choice, through confrontation, physical or mental, that the Force can grow within you. ~ Kreia.
When one relies on sight to perceive the world, it is like trying to stare at the galaxy through a crack in the door. ~ Kreia.
I cannot force you to listen to reason, only hope that you will grow past these infantile delusions of right and wrong. ~ Kreia.
It is such a quiet thing to fall… but far more terrible as to admit it. Many battles does that one have left in him… as Revan intended. ~ Kreia.
There is a place in the galaxy where the dark side of the Force runs strong. It is something of the Sith, but it was fueled by war. ~ Kreia.
Meaningful Kreia Quotes
If you had traveled far enough, rather than waiting for the echo to reach you, perhaps you would have seen it for what it was. ~ Kreia.
You see, the war, the true war, has never been one waged by droids, warships, or soldiers. They are but crude matter, obstacles against which we test ourselves. ~ Kreia.
It corrupts all that walks on its surface, drowns them in the power of the dark side—it corrupts all life. And it feeds on death. ~ Kreia.
I used you to keep the Lords of the Sith from condemning the galaxy to death with their power unchecked. ~ Kreia.
Know that there was once a Darth Traya. And that she cast aside that role, was exiled, and found a new purpose. But there must always be a Darth Traya, one that holds the knowledge of betrayal. Who has been betrayed in their heart, and will betray in turn. ~ Kreia.
Take the greatest Jedi Knight, strip away the Force, and what remains? They rely on it, depend on it, more than they know. Watch as one tries to hold a blaster, as they try to hold a lightsaber, and you will see nothing more than a woman – or a man. A child. ~ Kreia.
So these were the 32 quotes by Kreia.