“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.”
“You’d better be all right or I will tie you to a tree and cover you with hallucinogenic frogs. Tamarin, please wake up.”
“I love you," he said.
She looked up at him, her eyes shiny and black, then looked away. "I know," she said.
He pulled one of his arms out from under her and traced her outline against the couch. He could spend all day like this, running his hand down her ribs, into her waist, out to her hips and back again.... If he had all day, he would. If she weren't made of so many other miracles.
"You know?" he repeated. She smiled, so he kissed her. "You're not the Han Solo in this relationship, you know."
"I'm totally the Han Solo," she whispered. It was good to hear her. It was good to remember it was Eleanor under all this new flesh.
"Well, I'm not the Princess Leia," he said.
"Don't get so hung up on gender roles," Eleanor said.”
“You need to let yourself be forgiven.”
“Some Mistakes Some People Make. If you waste your time reading sensational stories or worthless newspaper items, you excite the impulsive and the emotional faculties, and this means you are weakening your power of concentration. You will not be a free engineer, able to pilot yourself to success.”
“Some Western Christians read the story as a factual account of the Original Sin that condemned the human race to everlasting perdition. But this is a peculiarly Western Christian interpretation and was introduced controversially by Saint Augustine of Hippo only in the early fifth century. The Eden story has never been understood in this way in either the Jewish or the Orthodox Christian traditions. However, we all tend to see these ancient tales through the filter of subsequent history and project current beliefs onto texts that originally meant something quite different.”
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