“An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.”
“Always remember, John, that you and I live on a minor planet attached to a minor star, at the far edge of a minor galaxy. We live here briefly, and when we’re gone, we’re forgotten. And one day the galaxies will be gone, too. The only morality that makes sense is to do something useful with the brief time we’re allotted.”
“Keep your eye on the simple problems. Solve them, and everything else falls into place.”
“Don’t ever buy Monks Fishing, Stanley.”
“Over a hundred German scientists arrived here [Huntsville] at eleven o’clock on an April morning and by nightfall more than sixty had applied for cards at the free library.”
“A veces, los padres no pueden proteger a sus hijos incluso aunque les quieran más que a nada en el mundo. A veces incluso cuando lo intentan con todas sus fuerzas, no pueden salvarlos.
“In natural life, as long as he finds food, a lion does not wander over great distances, and certainly Elsa had seen more of the world than she would have done living with a pride. Yet she knew her home, and whenever we returned from safari she would go straight back to her habits and usual routine.”
“She licks her lips, and then there is darkness.”
"A parsnip?" Jem suggested
"A parsnip planted in satan's own garden," said Will. He glanced about. "I dont suppose there's a dog I could feed it to?"
"There dont seem to be any pets about," Jem-who loved animals, even the inglorious and ill-tempered Church-observed.
"Probably all poisened by parsnips," said Will.”
“That is all very senseless, but this senselessness has a pretty mouth, and it smiles.”
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