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Butcher Bird Butcher Bird by Richard Kadrey
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“All losers are romantics. It's what keeps us from blowing our brains out.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“Being able to embrace contradictions is a sign of intelligence.
Or insanity.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“He wore his fear on his skin for everyone to see.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“If fucking up is power, I should be the Hulk by now.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“I'll give you another example. The snake in the Garden of Eden?"
"Yeah?"
"It was just a snake. Humanity's first real decision was to defy God. So was mine. That's the reason I make you uncomfortable. We're so much alike.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“Besides, do you think you would have come if I’d just popped into your tattoo shop one night around closing and
said, ‘Hello, I’m the Prince of Darkness. Think you could help me out
with a little war next Tuesday, say, sixish?”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“When the world began, there were no such things as monsters. Demons were just fallen angels who, booted out of Heaven and bored with Hell, wandered the Earth sticking little girls’ pigtails in inkwells and sinking the occasional continent.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“Everything's show biz in the end”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
tags: humor
“They were the understanding eyes of kindly folk who burned witches alive to save their souls.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“It’s not necessary to fill every moment with your own voice. Silence terrifies you. You see your own existence as so tenuous that you’re afraid you’ll pop like a bubble if, at every opportunity, you don’t remind the world that you’re alive. But wisdom begins in silence. In learning to listen. To words and to the world. Trust me. You won’t disappear. And, in time, you might find that you’ve grown into something unexpected.” “What?”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird
“...Reality is a two-ton weight strapped to your balls. And they just keep getting heavier.”
Richard Kadrey, Butcher Bird