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quote 2018-03-08 20:50
"Faith in not rational. Do you know what a cathedral is, Chief Engineer?"

"A kind of church," she said. "A big church."

"A church that took centuries to build," he clarified. "And could cost hundreds of lives in the building. A church that represented an absolutely absurd investment for a medieval lord. And yet they got built anyway. For the glory of God."
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

Grail, p. 292, by Elizabeth Bear

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quote 2018-03-07 18:22
"Don't look at me. Just because the puppeteer's hand is up your ass, it doesn't mean you know what they are thinking."
Chill - Elizabeth Bear

Gavin, p.276

Chill / Elizabeth Bear

 

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quote 2017-02-16 13:08
There is no time to flee. No time to turn. No time to shriek. And no pain. It is like being thrown into the stars.
Lagoon - Nnedi Okorafor

"Lagoon" – Nnedi Okorafor

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quote 2016-04-05 02:01
"Our eyes meet. I hear the train horn, so faint it could easily be wind whistling through an alleyway. But I know it when I hear it. It sounds like the Dauntless, calling me to them."
Divergent - Veronica Roth

~~Divergent

by Veronica Roth

(from the Divergent Trilogy)

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quote 2016-04-03 00:00
"When I think I might die without seeing a hundredth of all there is to see it makes me feel," he paused, then added, "well, humble, I suppose. And very angry, of course."

Pratchett, Terry. The Color of Magic. Kindle ed. HarperCollins, 2009. 253. Electronic.

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