“Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”
“All I have left is my anger at the foolishness of the world. The unnecessary cruelties, the pomposity and vanity of people who should know better. Most of the time I just want to shake some sense into the world.”
“The bonds of friendship dwindle with age, Oliver. But a little blackmail lasts forever.”
“You want to meet your gods, you filthy cockroaches? Tell the evil sods that Molly Templar says hello when you see them.”
“Why?' Said Harry. 'For the big idea, Oliver. Someone comes up with the big idea - could be religion, could be politics, could be the race you belong to, or your clan, or philosophy, or economics, or your sex or just how many bleeding guineas you got stashed in the counting house. Doesn't matter, because the big idea is always the same - wouldn't it be good if only EVERYONE was the same as ME -if only everyone else thought and acted and worshipped and looked like me, everything would become a paradise on earth.
'But people are too different, too diverse to fit into one way of acting or thinking or looking. And that's where the trouble starts. That's when they show up at your door to make the ones who don't fit vanish, when, frustrated by the lack of progress and your stupidity and plain wrongness at not appreciating the perfection of the big idea, they start trying to to shave off the imperfections. Using knives and racks and axe-men and camps and Gideon's Collars. When you see a difference in a person and can find only wickedness in it - you and them - the THEM become fair game, not people anymore but obstacles to the greater good, and it's always open season on THEM.”
“Be that as it may, we were--and no doubt, still are--held under scrutiny, with that whole Phoenix Society brouhaha. It is imperative we remain on our best behaviour, a feat that you did not exactly manage effortlessly with your shenanigans in Edinburgh.”
“لاتأخد كلامي على محمل الخطأ
لكن أنت نفسك يمكن أن تكون واحدا منهم ، في مرات كثيرة يفعل الشخص عكس ما يعتقد تماما ، أو يعتقد أنه يفعل ، أنت على الطريق إلى هذه المملكة ، لكنك تتجه إلى الداخل ، أنت تعتقد أنك تقرأ الكتاب ، ولكنك تعيد كتابته ، عندما تتخيل أنك تساعد فإنك تزرع الأذى ، معظم الناس لايريدون حياه جديده و لاعالما جديدا ، لذلك فهم يقتلون مؤلف الكتاب ”
“You have the courage and will to overcome your fear and do what's required.”
“Desires are but pain and torment, and enjoyment is sweet because it delivers us from them.”
“When a white man sees persons of his own race tending downward to a level of disgrace he does not rest until he works out some plan to lift such unfortunates to higher ground; but the Negro forgets the delinquents of his race and goes his way to feather his own nest, as he has done in leaving the masses in the popular churches.”
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