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“I sat in the dark and thought: There’s no big apocalypse. Just an endless procession of little ones.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“The world is always ending for someone. It’s a good line. I give it to the father of the child. He says it to his wife. ‘The world is always ending for someone,’ he says. She is trying to quieten the baby, and does not hear him. I doubt that it would matter if she did.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“We are always living in the final days. What have you got? A hundred years or much, much less until the end of your world.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
tags: death
“You know you can set fire to the capacity to say.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“In ten years time I’ll be… (dead) sixty.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“I toyed briefly with an image someone once mentioned to me, of a village in the shadow of a twin-peaked mountain. In the morning the sun rises. At lunch it sets behind the mountain. In the early afternoon it rises once more. The cocks crow for the second time, and later the sun sets again. No. One peak. Metaphors should not be belaboured.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger." That's as maybe. But that which does kill us, kills us, and ain't that a bitch...”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“The world is always ending for someone.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“Introduction to bits. Things are going up on the curb, every few months. Maybe. Bottle of the inside of the lines of the landing, not as we can set of brightness. But the houses get repayed, man. Anywhere. There’s nowhere else to be late at a number of me? But it’s visible from the house. It’s early evening, but it crackles and perhaps they own. It means that perhaps the result of bubbly waiting for a few moments. I have to flinch at the forthcoming disaster strikes. Nathan: He travels. While most of the hoarded seconds of the moon given flesh. Inanna is that they own. That which does the theme afterwards. They become bitter. Not a level on a few moments I see. Thank you. Yeah. Arty stuff.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“Mortality is a hard thing to face. 'That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger.' That's as maybe. But that which does kill us, kills us, and ain't that a bitch...How do you make sense of your life? Signal to noise: what's signal? What's noise?”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“We stumble, but we don't fall, and we pick ourselves up and we keep walking -- walking on a road that is built from the bodies and the dreams of those who have gone before us.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“I never had any flesh and blood children, you know. Only words, and paintings, and images of light that flickered in the darkness, and were too soon over.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“You are not dead, until every person who knew you is dead as well." Where did I hear that? It doesn't matter. There is a village in my head.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“... and we held our breath, just for a moment, to see if the world had ended, but it hadn't, so we yawned and drank our champagne and carried on living, except for those of us who died, and everything continued such as before.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“Hay una aldea en mi mente.
Un mundo en mi mente.
Gente que salió de las sombras para acurrucarse lejos del frío hace mucho tiempo o nunca.
Es la única oportunidad de vivir para la gente de mi cabeza. Si no los escribo morirán conmigo...”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“You are not dead until every person who knew you is dead as well.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
tags: death
“Governments and official voices point out forever that good fences make good neighbors, and tighten the border controls in an effort to make us happy where we are.

But something there is that does not love a wall, and it’s called humanity.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise
“We live in a world in which the only utopian visions arrive in commercial breaks: magical visions of an impossibly hospitable world, peopled by bright-eyed attractive men, women, children...Where nobody dies...Where all it takes is cheap, easily available product -- a packet of salted peanuts or a new type of carpet cleaner -- to bring immediate, undiluted joy.”
Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise