“هر شهری سرانجام به پایان میرسد و جادهای تهی آغاز میشود که پیمودن آن ایمان میطلبد”
“The story was clearly over, as in juggling when the ball you throw up finds the moment to come down, hesitates as if it might not, and then drops at the same speed of that celestial light. And life is no longer good but just what you happen to be holding.”
“And now I will tell of the revels that went on for three nights and two days in the brothel on West Seventy-sixth Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues.”
“When crime was working as it was supposed to it was very dull. Very lucrative and very dull.”
“... دیدم که اشتباه فکری چه عواقبی ممکن است داشته باشد و خاطرجمعی بیجا چقدر خطرناک است و اطمینانی که از ندیدن واقعیت ناشی میشود مرگ آور است.”
“How I admired the life of taking pains, of living in defiance of a government that did not like you and did not want you and wanted to destroy you so that you had to build out protections for yourself with money and men, deploying armament, buying alliances, patrolling borders, as in a state of secession, by your will and wit and warrior spirit living smack in the eye of the monster, his very eye. But”
“What’s fascinating is that Musk remains willing to lose it all.”
“The battlefield is no place for jokes,”
“A woman who can threaten your life before breakfast is the only sort of woman worth having.”
“I'm afraid that surprise, shock, and regret is the fate of authors when they finally see themselves on the page.”
“I closed my eyes and the roof was gone. I could see the stars while the piano tinkled. I could see Jupiter and it was blue, and Neptune was silver like a tennis ball sprayed silver. I could reach out and touch it, like cold water.”
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