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  • #1
    William Gibson
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

    The Economist, December 4, 2003
    William Gibson

  • #2
    William Gibson
    “The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”
    William Gibson, Neuromancer

  • #3
    William Gibson
    “The street finds its own uses for things.”
    William Gibson

  • #4
    William Gibson
    “Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts... A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding...”
    William Gibson, Neuromancer

  • #5
    William Gibson
    “One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy”
    William Gibson

  • #6
    William Gibson
    “When you want to know how things really work, study them when they're coming apart.”
    William Gibson, Zero History

  • #7
    William Gibson
    “Stand high long enough and your lightning will come.”
    William Gibson

  • #8
    William Gibson
    “The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.”
    William Gibson

  • #9
    William Gibson
    “The present tense made him nervous.”
    William Gibson

  • #10
    William Gibson
    “All the speed he took, all the turns he'd taken and the corners he'd cut in Night City, and still he'd see the matrix in his sleep, bright lattices of logic unfolding across that colorless void...”
    William Gibson, Neuromancer

  • #11
    Jim Butcher
    “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family. ”
    Jim Butcher

  • #12
    Jim Butcher
    “Paranoid? Probably. But just because you're paranoid doesn't mean there isn't an invisible demon about to eat your face.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #13
    Jim Butcher
    “Are you always a smartass?'

    Nope. Sometimes I'm asleep.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #14
    Jim Butcher
    “Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #15
    Jim Butcher
    “Laugh whenever you can. Keeps you from killing yourself when things are bad. That and vodka.”
    Jim Butcher, Changes

  • #16
    Jim Butcher
    “I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching--they are your family.”
    Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty

  • #17
    Jim Butcher
    “Of course Evil's afoot. If it had switched to the metric system it'd be up to a meter by now. ”
    Jim Butcher

  • #18
    Jim Butcher
    “We are not going to die."

    Butters stared up at me, pale, his eyes terrified. "We're not?"

    "No. And do you know why?" He shook his head. "Because Thomas is too pretty to die. And because I'm too stubborn to die." I hauled on the shirt even harder. "And most of all because tomorrow is Oktoberfest, Butters, and polka will never die.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #19
    Jim Butcher
    “We have now left Reason and Sanity Junction. Next stop, Looneyville.”
    Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

  • #20
    Jim Butcher
    “You backbiting, poisonous, treacherous, deceitful, wicked, clever girl. If this works I'll buy you a pony.”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #21
    Jim Butcher
    “In the name of the Pizza Lord. Charge!”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #22
    Jim Butcher
    “Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.”
    Jim Butcher, Vignette

  • #23
    Jim Butcher
    “An errand is getting a tank of gas or picking up a carton of milk or something. It is not getting chased by flying purple pyromaniac gorillas hurling incendiary poo!”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #24
    Jim Butcher
    “There is a primal reassurance in being touched, in knowing that someone else, someone close to you, wants to be touching you. There is a bone-deep security that goes with the brush of a human hand, a silent, reflex-level affirmation that someone is near, that someone cares.”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #25
    Jim Butcher
    “You're in America now," I said. "Our idea of diplomacy is showing up with a gun in one hand and a sandwich in the other and asking which you'd prefer.”
    Jim Butcher, Turn Coat

  • #26
    Jim Butcher
    “I died. I died and someone made a clerical error and I am in Heaven.”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #27
    Jim Butcher
    “The building was on fire, and it wasn’t my fault.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #28
    Jim Butcher
    “Sleep is God. Go worship.”
    Jim Butcher, Death Masks

  • #29
    Jim Butcher
    “Anger is just anger. It isn't good. It isn't bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It's like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice."

    Constructive anger," the demon said, her voice dripping sarcasm.

    Also known as passion," I said quietly. "Passion has overthrown tyrants and freed prisoners and slaves. Passion has brought justice where there was savagery. Passion has created freedom where there was nothing but fear. Passion has helped souls rise from the ashes of their horrible lives and build something better, stronger, more beautiful.”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #30
    Jim Butcher
    “Have you ever felt despair? Absolute hopelessness? Have you ever stood in the darkness and known, deep in your heart, in your spirit, that it was never, ever going to get better? That something had been lost, forever, and that it wasn't coming back?”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front



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