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“He pulled out a short-barreled pistol from the drawer and placed it on the desktop. It was not what he was looking for. The pistol might have been a stapler for all he noticed.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“We stared at each other, bound by common experience, but each looking at the other through the steady crosshairs of inherent distrust.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Love may come more than once, but there is only one first love. The only time there is nothing to compare it to. Every subsequent love has to deal with the ghost of the first.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Two years, I thought. Two years living wrapped in vicious guilt, self-doubt, and rage. No truth to salve the wounds, only the steady application of alcohol. But now Books, and now this mystery man. The self-doubt vanished. The guilt and rage remained.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“The tragedy of man is the difference between what he can be, and what he is.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Truth is an illusionary ideal, a structure with a foundation of opinion, garnished by selected facts, eroded over time and rebuilt new every generation.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Civilization is diaphanous: a dazzling display, beautiful, a brilliant golden orb of order and geometric precision. But just touch it lightly and see toward you what evil things crawl.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Unclaimed or abandoned bodies. There could be no stronger definition of loneliness.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“Books said nothing for a few minutes. Then, gazing out over the water, watching a sailboat heeled over, cutting across the bay, he asked, “What next?”
I said evenly, “I’m going to kill the two men who murdered Carolyn.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected
“What we have now is but a bare remnant, an age of vast information, but spread thin like a superficial crust passing as knowledge. Ignorance will always be the easier path”
David Grant Urban
“He looked at me and smiled. I was thinking he would fit in perfectly at any college campus across the country. Instead, he ran a Godforsaken library, offering lost souls in a lost desert whatever pleasure the world’s scribblers might provide. I said goodbye and left the library.”
David Grant Urban
“The concept of diversity has corrupted down to a groveling acceptance of all differences except a difference of opinion.”
David Grant Urban
“Tomorrow makes fools of us yesterday.”
David Grant Urban
“Political correctness is social terrorism.”
David Grant Urban, A Line Intersected


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