Embassytown Quotes

Quotes tagged as "embassytown" (showing 1-3 of 3)
China Miéville
“We speak now or I do, and others do. You've never spoken before. You will. You'll be able to say how the city is a pit and a hill and a standard and an animal that hunts and a vessel on the sea and the sea and how we are fish in it, not like the man who swims weekly with fish but the fish with which he swims, the water, the pool. I love you, you light me, warm me, you are suns.
You have never spoken before.”
China Miéville, Embassytown

China Miéville
“The city’s a heart, I said, and in that a heart and a city were sutured into a third thing, a heartish city, and cities are heart-stained, and hearts are city-stained too.”
China Miéville

China Miéville
“A classic unspoken agreement among escapees from a small town: don't look back, don't be each other's anchors, no nostalgia.”
China Miéville, Embassytown