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”'I’m not panicking. I’m watching you panic. It’s more entertaining.'" (Lois McMaster Bujold - The Borders of Infinity)

"For being good is a fearful occupation; men strain at it and sometimes break in two." (Ray Bradbury - Something Wicked This Way Comes)

That is my principle objection to life, I think: It is too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes. (Kurt Vonnegut - Deadeye Dick)

"'You see,' he says...'the moth is way up there by the white wall of the doorway, and it is visible only because it moves. ...It doesn't even know we exist. ...Can you tell it anything in a way it understands; can you be sure it has understood you completely?' "'I don't know,' I replied. 'Can you?' "'Yes,' the old man said quietly, and with a clap of his hands he killed the moth... "'Do you think it didn't understand what I told it?'" (Milorad Pavic - Dictionary of the Khazars) [Img Shi…

“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.” (Flannery O'Connor - Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear it Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays and Letters)

They came looking for dark and terrible revelations and instead found out something even more dark and terrible: that their lives were trite and boring. (David Wong - John Dies at the End)

"We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like." (Chuck Palahniuk - Fight Club)