13+ quotes from Map of Bones by James Rollins

Quotes from Map of Bones

James Rollins ·  523 pages

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“it sucks to get old...but there's always beer”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Too early…too late. A last message to live in the present. To accept the past and not rush the future.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“She handed him her gun. “Down,” she ordered. “Shoot anybody that comes into view.” “What about you?” “No, don’t shoot me.” “I mean where are you going?”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Bristol-Meyers Squibb has reported success with monatomic ruthenium to correct cancer cells. Same with platinum and iridium, according to Platinum Metals Review. These atoms actually make the DNA strand correct itself, rebuilding without drugs or radiation. Iridium has been shown to stimulate the pineal gland and appears to fire up ‘junk DNA,’ leading to the possibility of increased longevity and reopening aging pathways in the brain.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Lost Secrets of the Sacred Ark by Sir Laurence Gardner.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“PROLOGUE MARCH 1162 THE ARCHBISHOP’S men fled into the shadows of the lower valley. Behind them, atop the winter pass, horses screamed, arrow-bit and cleaved. Men shouted, cried, and roared. The clash of steel rang as silvery as a chapel’s bells. But it was not God’s work being done here.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Few people know that, by canon law, each and every Catholic altar must contain a holy relic.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“But no death rode this breeze.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Rolling across the floor, she reached Vigor. The monsignor crouched near the top of the firepit tunnel. She handed him her gun. “Down,” she ordered. “Shoot anybody that comes into view.” “What about you?” “No, don’t shoot me.” “I mean where are you going?”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“The holy relics were granted to Rainald von Dassel, Archbishop of Cologne (1159–67), following Emperor Barbarossa’s sacking of the city of Milan. Such a treasure was granted to the German Archbishop for his aid and chancellorship in service to the current Emperor. Not all were content to see such a treasure leave Italy…not without a struggle. —From L’histoire de la Sainte Empire Romaine     (The History of the Holy Roman Empire), 1845,     HISTOIRES LITTÉRAIRES”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“She sped into traffic, earning an irritated beep from an angry driver. What was his problem? A full handspan stretched between her car and the Fiat behind her. Plenty of room…”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“She handed him her gun. “Down,” she ordered. “Shoot anybody that comes into view.” “What about you?” “No, don’t shoot me.” “I mean where are you going?” “Hunting.” Kat had already extinguished their flashlights. She unhooked her night-vision goggles and pulled them over her eyes. “There might be more.” She freed a long steel blade from her belt.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


“Mithraism predated Christianity yet bore uncanny similarities. Mithra’s birthday was celebrated on December 25. The god’s worship involved baptism and the consumption of a sacred meal of bread and wine. Mithra also had twelve disciples, held Sunday sacred, and described a heaven and a hell. Upon his death, Mithra was also buried in a tomb, only to rise again in three days.”
― James Rollins, quote from Map of Bones


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James Rollins
Born place: in Chicago, IL, The United States
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