“It was funny, though, the things you didn't learn about people until after they died.”
“But adulthood," continued the barely twentysomething, "doesn't give you power over what matters most. It doesn't protect you from pain, loss, fate. That's part of being human.”
- Not all men. Just the really good ones.”
“Besides, humans aren't prey. They are our natural enemies. They are to be avoided. ”
“In the end, I'd loved him enough to let go. From afar, I would love him forever.”
“Turned out there was some big, bad Wolf in my good boy after all.”
“She seems to think being cryptic is some kind of substitute for having a decent personality.”
“There’s always music,” he replied, “if you listen carefully enough.”
“It was a wonderful thing to think for how many thousands of years the dead orb above and the dead city below had gazed thus upon each other, and in the utter solitude of space poured forth each to each the tale of their lost life and long-departed glory. The white light fell, and minute by minute the quiet shadows crept across the grass-grown courts like the spirits of old priests haunting the habitations of their worship--the white light fell, and the long shadows grew till the beauty and grandeur of each scene and the untamed majesty of its present Death seemed to sink into our very souls, and speak more loudly than the shouts of armies concerning the pomp and splendour that the grave had swallowed, and even memory had forgotten.”
“[From Pale Horse, Pale Rider]
The road to death is a long march beset with all evils. . .”
“But man had changed. He had lost the old knowledge and old skills. His mind had become a flaccid thing. He lived from one day to the next without any shining goal. But he still kept the old vices—the vices that had become virtues from his own viewpoint and raised him by his own bootstraps. He kept the unwavering belief that his was the only kind, the only life that mattered—the smug egoism that made him the self-appointed lord of all creation.”
“Οι περισσότεροι άνθρωποι είναι άλλοι άνθρωποι.Οι σκέψεις τους είναι οι απόψεις κάποιου άλλου,η ζωή τους μια μίμηση,τα πάθη τους ένα ρητό.”
“As far as I’m concerned you have to give every relationship your all because if you’re going to get hurt, you’re going to get hurt, but at least at the end of it you’ll know you gave it your best shot.”
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