“There could never be innocence in a world without justice.”
“Doesn't seem right, does it? A split second to lose him and a lifetime to grieve over him.”
“I feel apart from everything and a part of everything.”
“Days, weeks, months, years," said the boy. "Minutes and hours and seconds. I don't know about any of those things.”
“She knew it was the right decision, even though she was still scared. Doing nothing would achieve nothing.”
“Because I'm dangerous. I don't mean to be but I am. I'm dangerous to be around, dangerous to everybody. I cause harm. I might even harm you. And I couldn't bear that.”
“What a shame that Christianity had come here!If the white man had not intruded where he was not wanted, where he did not belong, even now protected by the mountains and the river,the village would have remained a last stronghold of a culture which was almost gone.Mark tried to say that no village,no culture can remain static. "I have often thought that if this lively and magnificent land belongs to anyone,it's to the birds and the fish.They were here long before the first Indian and when the last man is gone from the Earth,it will be theirs again.”
“...no one knows why things happen, you see? Anything could follow from anything. Even real history tells us nothing.”
“Can't we convince the CIA that some of us are peaceful?"
"We'll have to try." Angus folded his arms across his broad chest. "And if they doona believe we're peaceful, then we'll have to kill the bastards."
"Aye." Ian nodded.
Roman frowned. Somehow, their Highlander logic escaped him.”
“Was life like that? You could look ahead to the future or back at the past, but the present moved too quickly to absorb. Maybe sometimes. Not today. Today they were driving along an endless two-lane highway through the forested hills of Connecticut. “Why”
“So this fairy tale is a horror story”
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