Apocalyptic Quotes

Quotes tagged as "apocalyptic" (showing 1-30 of 184)
Neil Gaiman
“One describes a tale best by telling the tale. You see? The way one describes a story, to oneself or to the world, is by telling the story. It is a balancing act and it is a dream. The more accurate the map, the more it resembles the territory. The most accurate map possible would be the territory, and thus would be perfectly accurate and perfectly useless.
The tale is the map that is the territory.
You must remember this.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

J. Cornell Michel
“I like living in my head because in there, everyone is kind and innocent. Once you start integrating yourself into the world, you realize that people are nasty, mean creatures. They're worse than zombies. People try to crush your soul and destroy your happiness, but zombies just want to have a little nibble of your brain.”
J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution

J. Cornell Michel
“The pretty ones are usually unhappy. They expect everyone to be enamored of their beauty. How can a person be content when their happiness lies in someone else's hands, ready to be crushed at any moment? Ordinary-looking people are far superior, because they are forced to actually work hard to achieve their goals, instead of expecting people to fall all over themselves to help them.”
J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution

“The world is a goddamned evil place, the strong prey on the weak, the rich on the poor; I’ve given up hope that there is a God that will save us all. How am I supposed to believe that there’s a heaven and a hell when all I see now is hell.”
Aaron B. Powell, Doomsday Diaries III: Luke the Protector

Cormac McCarthy
“You know that the things you put it your head stay there, right?'
'Yeah. But you remember some things, don't you?'
'Yeah. You remember the things you want to forget and forget the things you want to remember.”
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Douglas Coupland
“How can we be alive and not wonder about the stories we knit together this place we call the world? Without stories our universe is merely rocks and clouds and lava and blackness. It's a village scraped raw by warm waters leaving not a trace of what existed before.”
Douglas Coupland, Generation A

Alden Bell
“Not all the magic of earth is benevolent.”
Alden Bell

Susan Beth Pfeffer
“So what if I don't learn algebra?'

'Someday schools will be open again,' Mom said. 'Things will be normal. You need to do your work now for when that happens.'

'That's never going to happen,' Jon said. 'And even if schools do open up somewhere, they're not going to open up here. There aren't enough people left.'

'We don't know how many people are like us, holed up, making do until times get better.'

'I bet whoever they are, they aren't studying algebra,' Jon said.”
Susan Beth Pfeffer, This World We Live In

“The world was already a miserable place in the spring of that cursed year. The New Depression was at its height. Stocks fell, jobs were lost, and consumer consumption fell in a corporate death spiral as the aging technoczars were revealed to have feet of clay. Financial institutions underreacted, the government overreacted, and a society living on borrowed time paid for with borrowed dollars failed. Hard times and hunger came to the Western world, which was all the more of a shock because the generation that survived the last financial collapse had virtually died out.”
E.E. Knight, Way of the Wolf

Robert R. McCammon
“...he was a scream wrapped up in straw, a little, weak, vicious thing gnashing inside a monstrous facade...”
Robert R. McCammon, Swan Song

Victor Gischler
“Mortimer had maxed three credit cards stocking the cave with canned goods and medical supplies and tools and everything a man needed to live through the end of the world. There were more than a thousand books along shelves in the driest part of the cave. There used to be several boxes of pornography until Mortimer realized that he'd spent nearly ten days in a row sitting in the cave masturbating. He burned the dirty magazines to keep from doing some terrible whacking injury to himself.”
Victor Gischler, Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse

COMPTON 6:66
“A Call for the Overthrow of the World Government, the Infidels. Attack them in their homes, markets, roads, and their forums. Kill them all: intensify your operations on Earth.
Compton 6:66”
COMPTON 6:66

COMPTON 6:66
“I question all things. As I stand before the festering and varnished facades of your haughtiest moral dogmas, I write thereon in letters of blazing scorn: Lo and behold; all this is fraud!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“I blast out the ghastly contents of philosophically whited sepulchers and laugh with sardonic wrath!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“Behold the crucifix; what does it symbolize? Pallid incompetence hanging on a tree.
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“I gaze into the glassy eye of yoursome god, and pluck him by the beard; I uplift a broad-axe, and split open his worm-eaten skull!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“Gather around me, Oh! ye death-defiant, and the earth itself shall be thine, to have and to hold!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“Too long the dead hand has been permitted to sterilize living thought!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“Too long right and wrong, good and evil have been inverted by false prophets!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“No creed must be accepted upon authority of a "divine" nature. Religions must be put to th question. No moral dogma must be taken for granted-no standard of measurement deified. There is nothing inherently sacred about moral codes. Like the wooden idols of long ago, they are the work of human hands, and what man has made, man can destroy!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“He that is slow to believe anything and everything is of great understanding, for belief in one false principle is the beginning of all unwisdom.
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“As environments change, no human ideal standeth sure!
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“Whenever, therefore, a lie has built unto itself a throne, let it be assailed without pity and without regret, for under the domination of an inconvenient falsehood, no one can prosper.
Compton”
Compton Gage

COMPTON 6:66
“I raise up in stern invasion the standard of the strong!
Compton”
Compton Gage

Peter Grey
“While our culture laments, what have we done wrong? Has no concept of sin, but only consumption. It still knows that something has gone dreadfully awry. Infantilized it helplessly repeats, what, what have we done wrong? It is simple: Mankind has broken the covenant with nature.”
Peter Grey, Apocalyptic Witchcraft

Amanda  Carlson
“Thanks, Maisie,” I said. “I appreciate the update.”
“I enjoy being helpful,” she replied.”
Darby chuckled. “I think she’s developing a sense of humor.”
“I’m not sure I can handle an inanimate polymer egg cracking jokes all the time,” I said.”
Amanda Carlson, Danger's Cure

Amanda  Carlson
“All we have in this world is survival. When you’re dead, you won’t give a fuck about what you left behind.”
Amanda Carlson, Danger's Cure

COMPTON 6:66
“I, *** CALL on world believers of righteousness to wage 'all-out war' on the World Government, the infidels...
Jihad is obligatory, not only for the Muslims!
All world believers of righteousness are required to pledge allegiance to Allah!
World believers of righteousness must fight the enemies of Allah through uncompromising...
I urge the believers to fight; if there be of you twenty steadfast, they shall overcome two hundred; and if there be of you a hundred, they shall overcome a thousand of those who disbelieve-
O you who believe, fight those of the disbelievers who are near to you and let them find firmness in you. And know that Allah is with those who keep their duty.
Behold, if you are in doubt as to my religion, (know that) I serve not those whom you serve besides Allah, but I serve Allah who causes you to die; and I am commanded to be of the believers-
Seest thou not those who change Allah's favour for disbelief and make their people to alight in the abode of perdition-
And those who flee for Allah's sake after they are oppressed, We shall certainly give them a good abode in the world; and the reward of the Hereafter is much greater...
And on the day when We raise up a witness out of every nation, then permission (to offer excuse) will not be allowed to make amends.
I exhort you only to one thing, that you rise up for Allah's sake by twos and simply; then ponder! There is no madness in your companion. He is only a warner to you before a severe chastisement.
We have adorned the lower heaven with an adornment, the star- They cannot listen to the exalted assembly and they are reproached from every side.
And whoever turns himself away from remembrance of the Beneficent, We appoint for him a devil so he is his associate.
They are times appointed for men, and (for) the pilgrimage. And it is not righteousness that you enter the house by their backs but he is righteous who keeps his duty. And go into the houses by their doors; and keep your duty to Allah, that you may be successful.
And fight in the way of Allah against those who fight against you but be not aggressive. Surely Allah loves not the aggressors.
Fight not with them at the Sacred Mosque until they fight with you in it; So if they fight you (in it), slay them. Such is the recompense of the disbelievers.
And fight them until there is no persecution, religion is only for Allah. But if they desist, then there should be no hostility except against the oppressors.
Death, man must face...
... death does not bring the life of a man to an end; it only opens the door to a higher form of life.
Just as from dust is evolved the man, from the deeds which he does is evolved the higher man.
Fear thou not; for I am with thee; be not dismayed; for I am thy...! I will strengthen thee; yea; I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteouness; Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be confounded; they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish...
And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this!
I give unto you power to tread on evil and over all the power of the devil, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
I come not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
A Call For The Overthrow Of The World Government!
Kill Them All!
COMPTON 6:66”
COMPTON 6:66

Nevil Shute
“Maybe we've been too silly to deserve a world like this," he said.
The scientist said, "That's absolutely and precisely right.”
Nevil Shute, On the Beach

Nevil Shute
“She had known for some time that his wife and family were very real to him, more real by far than the half-life in a far corner of the world that had been forced upon him since the war.”
Nevil Shute, On the Beach

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