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The Night Eternal (The Strain Trilogy, #3) The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro
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“Awareness of insanity does not make one any less insane. Awareness of drowning does not make one any less of a drowning person--it only adds the burden of panic”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“You think if you work hard enough, you can fix the precious things you’ve broken—rather than being careful with them in the first place.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“The butterfly does not look back upon its caterpillar self, either fondly or wistfully; it simply flies on.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Looking back on one’s life, you see that love was the answer to everything.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“You’re always just a little too late. You’ve spent half your life battling regrets. Making up for the past rather than getting it done in the present.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“We're in three living groups, 'cause even after the world's ended some assholes still can't get along.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Weakness is giving in to temptation. Strength is resisting it.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Your heart is uncomplicated. It knows what it knows and acts accordingly. Greater wisdom is hard to find.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“In jail you learn that there are two kinds of guys in this world - and I don't care if they're human or bloodsuckers - there's the ones that take it and the ones that hand it out. And this guy, man - this guy gives it out like fucking candy . . .”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Knowing was the worst part. Awareness of insanity does not make one any less insane. Awareness of drowning does not make one any less of a drowning person—it only adds the burden of panic.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“All belief systems are elaborate fabrications, if logic is followed out to the end.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“It is not faith that distinguishes our real leaders. It is doubt. Their ability to overcome it.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“God is an energy, rather than an anthropomorphic being, and God's language is biology. Red blood cells, the principle of magnetic attraction, neurological synapse: each is a miracle, and in each is the presence and flow of God.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“History is written by the victor.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“I don't like him," said Gus. "Never did. Guy bitches about what he doesn't have, loses sight of what he does have, and is never happy. He's what you call a - what's that word?"

"Pessimist?" said Fet.

"Asshole," said Gus.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“He wrestled with himself, like Jacob . . . like every leader ever to set foot on this earth. It is not faith that distinguishes our real leaders. It is doubt. Their ability to overcome it.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Gus wasn’t ready to drink the Kool-Aid yet, but he was ready to commit to the final leg of this journey.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Not my mother. Just a trick. Never deal with the devil—that much he knew. Live like a king. Right. The king of a ruined world. The king of nothing. But down here, he was alive. An agent of chaos. Caca grande. The shit in the Master’s soup. Gus’s reverie was interrupted by footfalls in the tunnels. He went to the door and saw artificial light coming around the corner. Fet came first, Goodweather behind him. Gus had seen Fet a month or two before, but the doctor he had not seen in quite some time. Goodweather looked the worst he’d”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Lo peor de todo era saber. Tener conciencia de la locura no hace que alguien esté menos loco.”
Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan, The Night Eternal
“Gus slowed in the darkened underground tunnel and started to unlock”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“Mirando hacia atrás tu propia vida, verás que el amor es la respuesta a todo.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal
“did.”
Guillermo del Toro, The Night Eternal