Quotes from Map of Bones

James Rollins ·  523 pages

Rating: (49.1K votes)


“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


About the author

James Rollins
Born place: in Chicago, IL, The United States
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“Back to him she would never go, but in her lonely life still lived the sweet memory of that happy time when she believed in him and he was all in all to her.”
― Louisa May Alcott, quote from A Long Fatal Love Chase


“El Comité Olímpico Internacional, en su libro Alimento, Nutrición y Rendimiento del Deporte, concluyó que una dieta basada en frutas y verduras era la más sana para los atletas y que resultaría en el mejor rendimiento posible55”
― Douglas N. Graham, quote from The 80/10/10 Diet: Balancing Your Health, Your Weight, and Your Life, One Luscious Bite at a Time


“The mariner will have dominion over the atmosphere and the great deep, over the fish of the sea and the fowls of the air.”
― Mary Baker Eddy, quote from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures


“He lowered his eyes to his dad's face. There was fear there. Fear. When your dad was frightened, there was something to be frightened about.”
― Robert Liparulo, quote from House of Dark Shadows


“Darling, I have a tip," Arlene said. "Never, ever wait for a man.”
― Judy Blundell, quote from What I Saw and How I Lied


Interesting books

Clockwork Angels
(2.4K)
Clockwork Angels
by Kevin J. Anderson
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
(33.7K)
The Girl Who Saved t...
by Jonas Jonasson
Bad Feminist
(54.1K)
Bad Feminist
by Roxane Gay
Lancelot
(2.3K)
Lancelot
by Walker Percy
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
(69.6K)
Born Standing Up: A...
by Steve Martin
The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar
(11.3K)
The Kitchen Boy: A N...
by Robert Alexander

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2023, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.