Futuristic Quotes

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Rowena Cherry
“Carpe Scrotum. Seize life by the testicles”
Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

Alvin Toffler
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ”
Alvin Toffler

J.D. Robb
“Listen carefully. I'd crush you like a bug for causing my wife one single moment of pain. Believe it. Fear it. ”
(Roarke)J.D. Robb

J.D. Robb
“Eve: What is it about asking you Catholic questions that gets you all jumpy?

Roarke: You'd be jumpy, too, if I asked you things that make you feel the hot breath of hell at your back.

Eve: You're not going to hell.

Roarke: Oh, and have you got some inside intel on that?

Eve: You married a cop...you married me. I'm your goddamn salvation.”
J.D. Robb, Salvation in Death

J.D. Robb
“Roarke: The bodies of the three men were found floating in the Chattahoochee River.

Eve: I think it'd be embarrassing to be dead in the Hoochie-Coochie River.

Roarke: Chattahoochee

Eve: What's the difference?

Roarke: Quite a bit, I'd think.”
J.D. Robb, Promises in Death

J.D. Robb
“She, as no other ever could, reached every corner of his heart. His joy, and his salvation.”
J.D. Robb

Rowena Cherry
“Never ask a question if you don’t know the answer.
— Rhett”
Rowena Cherry

J.D. Robb
“Roarke: You'd enjoy flying more if you'd learn the controls.

Eve: I'd rather pretend I'm on the ground.

Roarke: And how many vehicles have you wrecked, had blown up, or destroyed in the last, oh, two years?

Eve: Think about that, then imagine it happening when I'm at the wheel at thirty thousand feet.

Roarke: Good point. I'll do the flying.”
J.D. Robb, Kindred in Death

Rowena Cherry
Rhett: If you've made up your mind to impale someone, do it with conviction.”
Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

Rowena Cherry
“What in the blue star-blazes did you see in Jason?" he asked, still forcefully but with his frustration and jealousy under better control.

"For one thing, Djetth, he wasn't trying to kill me!"

("Marsh", heroine of Insufficient Mating Material)
Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

Criss Jami
“Those who speak of progression but are afraid of change are self-repressed and therefore unable to reach any further than their eyes can already see.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

George Orwell
“In the past the need for a hierarchal form of society has been the doctrine specifically of the High. It had been preached by kings and aristocrats and the priests, lawyers and the like who were parasitical upon them, and it had generally been softened by promises of an imaginary world beyond the grave.”
George Orwell, 1984

Rowena Cherry
“If you neglected to warn Djetth beforehand that you were going to shoot him down, Your Highness, he may consider you in breach of contract...

-- Rhett
Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

Rowena Cherry
“Never sleep with a lady only once, especially in the case of an older lady.
-'Rhett ”
Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

P.I. Barrington
“Bravery isn't when you go looking for trouble; bravery is when trouble comes looking for you.”
P.I. Barrington, Final Deceit

George Orwell
“In all the useful arts the world is either standing still or going backwards.”
George Orwell, 1984

Rowena Cherry
“Wouldn’t you rather play chess, Ma’am?....It’s less destructive of clothes.”
Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

Anne Tenino
“He turned to Matt and gave a huge smile, one hand on her withers. James reached out and pulled Matt to him, and they stood there in a little circle. It felt disconcertingly like… a family reunion. Matt turned away from James‟s bright smile and looked at Miz in something akin to horror. Was she their… child? Miz nipped him. Hard. While snorting horse mucus all over him. Damn thing couldn‟t even blow her own damn nose. Would she ever grow up?”
Anne Tenino, 18% Gray

Christian Cantrell
“It's not technology that limits us. We're the limitation. Our technology is an expression of our intelligence and creativity, so the limitations of our technology are a reflection of our own limitations. We can't fundamentally advance technology until we fundamentally advance ourselves.”
Christian Cantrell

Tamara Rose Blodgett
“Then the Skopamish showed up. Their chests heaving, rotting eyes like dull raisins in their skulls. Their eyes found mine like a witching wand seeking water.”
Tamara Rose Blodgett, Death Screams

Anne Tenino
“He didn't care if Matt made him cuddly or made him hornier than he'd ever been or even made him a lovesick fool. James was keeping him. Hopefully Matt would want to keep James too.”
Anne Tenino, 18% Gray

Cindy Pon
“The beautiful creatures are often the most dangerous," she murmured.”
Cindy Pon, Want

Gayle Ann Williams
“I don't think you need anything to wear, Blue. In fact, given what I've seen, I'd prefer it that way.”
Gayle Ann Williams, Tsunami Blue

Rebecca Crunden
“People said that the sky used to be bright with stars, that sailors and wanderers could find their way home just by using the sky as a guide. It wasn’t a sky he’d ever seen himself. Ames had grown up wearing a mask outside and popping cough medicine like breath mints.”
Rebecca Crunden, Dust & Lightning

“Let me ask you this, Rayne. What do you think the point of the wall is? Segregation of species? Well, it’s more than that. Your kind built it to protect you all from what you’re doing to us. Your world is clean and alive and beautiful I imagine, while ours rains ash from the clouds.”
Quoleena Sbrocca, OuterSphere

Rick Bohm
“Looking back at that time it would be easy to understand how this could happen. The robots had no desire to conquer or control the world. The human-like robots were no more than a benevolent force trying to help humans be comfortable and happy during their short lives.”
Rick Bohm, Diminution: Marginal Essence

Tabitha Brace
“Zara listened intently, enjoying his insight, and appreciative of his openness, pleased that he felt comfortable enough to share his wants, and desires with her. Once they pulled up to the secluded, well-kept mansion, that was obviously from another time, he escorted her out of the car, and held her hand as they walked on the narrow red runner that covered the cobblestone path, and lead right up to the oversized red doors.”
Tabitha Brace, Relic Beasts

A.E. Samaan
“Have you noticed that most self-described ‘visionaries’ and ‘utopians’ completely lack prudence and, more importantly, foresight?”
A.E. Samaan

Cindy Pon
“Estranged and probably stubborn to a fault. I was my mother's son.”
Cindy Pon, Want

“Over a hundred years ago, we learned in a stupid little place that used to be called Vietnam that wars are absolutely useless for trying to change people. Who the fuck ever thought you could go to war to change people, as opposed to just obliterating them? Dumb as fuck. The only good think about wars is starting them. Because you sure as fuck can't win 'em anymore.”
Andrew Smith, Rabbit and Robot

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