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    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #2
    Erich Maria Remarque
    “Our thoughts are clay, they are moulded with the changes of the days;--when we are resting they are good; under fire, they are dead. Fields of craters within and without.”
    Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front
    tags: ch-11

  • #3
    Erich Maria Remarque
    “(Ravic speaking of a butterfly caught in the Louvre) In the morning it would search for flowers and life and the light honey of blossoms and would not find them and later it would fall asleep on millennial marble, weakened by then, until the grip of the delicate, tenacious feet loosened and it fell, a thin leaf of premature autumn.”
    Erich Maria Remarque, Arch of Triumph: A Novel of a Man Without a Country
    tags: ch-23

  • #4
    Erich Maria Remarque
    “There was only the broad square with the scattered dim moons of the street lamps and with the monumental stone arch which receded into the mist as though it would prop up the melancholy sky and protect beneath itself the faint lonely flame on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which looked like the last grave of mankind in the midst of night and loneliness.”
    Erich Maria Remarque, Arch of Triumph: A Novel of a Man Without a Country
    tags: ch-1

  • #5
    Erich Maria Remarque
    “You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal—no one will see it. But when a button is missing—everyone sees that.”
    Erich Maria Remarque

  • #6
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #7
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #8
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #9
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #10
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #11
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “It never got weird enough for me.”
    Hunter S. Thompson

  • #12
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “The Edge... There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.”
    Hunter S. Thompson, Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

  • #13
    Hunter S. Thompson
    “All my life, my heart has sought a thing I cannot name.

    Remembered line from a long-
    forgotten poem”
    Hunter S. Thompson, Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

  • #14
    You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state
    “You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.”
    Edgar D. Mitchell



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