“Nothing really dies as long as it's not forgotten”
“I need you like - like light. You're light, all right - like a flame to a moth. I told you once that you shouldn't mess with forbidden things - I should have taken my own advice.”
“I'm going to kiss you... until you faint”
“I'm in love with you. I think everything you do is marvelous.”
“Maybe it just means that love can be stronger than fear.”
“I'm as cruel as life. As cruel as love.”
“I never cheat. I practice Gamesmanship - the art of winning games without actually cheating.”
“If you lose, there's the devil to pay.”
“I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold. I'm the parent of numbers that cannot be told. I'm a gift beyond measure, a matter of course, and I'm yielded with pleasure- when taken by force.”
“The image isn't reality. Even though we're used to thinking that way alot of the time. We show a kid a picture of a dog and say 'This is a doggie' - but it's not. It's just an image.”
“Like a revolving door to hell.”
“Wasnt it Startre who said hell was eternity spent in a room with your friends?”
“He was evil. Cruel, capricious, and dangerous as a cobra. A prince of darkness.
Completely evil, and completely in love with her.”
“en garde, Julian. It's not over till it's over.”
“Julian: What's black inside, white outside, and hot?
Julian: A wolf in sheep's clothing.
Jenny: Is that what you are?
Julian: Me? No, I'm a wolf in wolf's clothing.”
“He looked at her then, and she could see he wasn't afraid.
"Nothing really dies as long as it's not forgotten," he said.”
“Don't worry about it, Mikey," Dee said comfortingly. "You'll probably be next, so you won't be here when our Great Deception comes crashing down.”
“If, someday, Julian should be reborn, she wished him well.”
“He had been so many things. Seductive as silver and deadly as a cobra. And vulnerable like a hurt child underneath it all.”
“Jenny looked up quickly. "Do you believe in good and evil?"
"Oh, yes. Very strongly. And I believe that evil sometimes has to be fought—personally. Hand to hand. If you care enough to do it.”
“Audrey: I was wet.
Audrey: I don't sweat.
Michael: Well, ladylike perspiration, then.”
“It cast an unholy glow all around him - which was entirely appropriate, because Julian was as seductive as mortal sin and as haughty as the devil.”
“He lied, Jenny thought, racing up the steps. He changed the rules and he lied. Sometimes you can't return good for evil; sometimes evil simply has to be stopped.”
“Julian: She's very strong, you know. Much too good for you.
Tom: I know. But she's a thousand times too good for you.”
“Oh, all right, you big baby," she said. "If you really want it. I should have gotten you a rattle and a pacifier, too.”
“Just the sight of him brought back everything that was good and homelike to her mind. It was like coming back to her own room after being away a long time with strangers.
It was where she belonged.”
“For a moment, without thinking of anything else, Jenny was simply proud of him. Fiercely, passionately proud that a human, a seventeen-year-old who hadn't even heard of the Shadow Men until a month ago, could stand up to them like this. Could conceal his terror and smile that way and offer to die.”
“They had been a couple for so long that everyone thought of them as Tom-and-Jenny, a single unit.”
“Vivir es relacionarse, gozar y padecer, desear, aborrecer y amar. La lectura es vida artificial y prestada, el usufructo, mediante una función cerebral, de las ideas y sensaciones ajenas, la adquisición de los tesoros de la verdad humana por compra o por estafa, no por el trabajo. No”
“[[diving into the wreck]]
First having read the book of myths,
and loaded the camera,
and checked the edge of the knife-blade
And now: it is easy to forget
what I came for
among so many who have always
the thing I came for:
the wreck and not the story of the wreck
the thing itself and not the myth
the drowned face always staring
toward the sun
the evidence of damage
worn by salt and away into this threadbare beauty
the ribs of the disaster
curving their assertion
among the tentative haunters.
We are, I am, you are
by cowardice or courage
the one who find our way
back to this scene
carrying a knife, a camera
a book of myths
our names do not appear.”
“You may kill for yourselves, and your mates,
and your cubs as they need, and you can;
But kill not for pleasure of killing, and
SEVEN TIMES NEVER KILL MAN.”
“The world is your oyster. It's up to you to find the pearls.”
“Maybe your pregnant. Oops, hold on, you're not pregnant, on account of you're not gettin any.”
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