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“Use your head; cut off theirs.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide
“Often, a school is your best bet-perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide
“Remember; no matter how desperate the situation seems, time spent
thinking clearly is never time wasted.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide
“1. Organize before they rise!
2. They feel no fear, why should you?
3. Use your head: cut off theirs.
4. Blades don't need reloading.
5. Ideal protection = tight clothes, short hair.
6. Get up the staircase, then destroy it.
7. Get out of the car, get onto the bike.
8. Keep moving, keep low, keep quiet, keep alert!
9. No place is safe, only safer.
10. The zombie may be gone, but the threat lives on.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“If you believe you can accomplish everything by "cramming" at the eleventh hour, by all means, don't lift a finger now. But you may think twice about beginning to build your ark once it has already started raining”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Hooking on scuba gear and blindly diving into zombie-infested water is a wonderful way to mix the two childhood terrors of being eaten and drowning.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Zombies will try to scale any surface no matter how unfeasable or even impossible. In all but the easiest situations, these attempts have met with failure. Even in the case of ladders, when simple hand-over-hand coordination is required, only one in four zombies will succeed.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“During the Qin Dynasty, all books not relating to practical concerns
such as agriculture or construction were ordered burned by the
emperor to guard against "dangerous thought." Whether accounts of
zombie attacks perished in the flames will never be known. This
obscure section of a medical manuscript, preserved in the wall of an
executed Chinese scholar, might be proof of such attacks.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide
“But no matter what happens to the surviving humans, there will always be the walking dead.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Unlike the escapee, your team of hunters will be out during the brightest, hottest, most excruciating part of the day. Make sure each hunter is well supplied with water and antisunstroke accessories.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Joy, sadness, confidence, anxiety, love, hatred, fear-all of these feelings and thousands more that make up the human "heart" are as useless to the living dead as the organ of the same name. Who knows if this is humanity's greatest weakness or strength? The debate continues, and probably will forever.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Feelings of any kind are not known to the walking dead. Every form of psychological warfare, from attempts at enraging the undead to provoking pity have all met with disaster. Joy, sadness, confidence, anxiety, love, hatred, fear—all of these feelings and thousands more that make up the human “heart” are as useless to the living dead as the organ of the same name. Who knows if this is humanity’s greatest weakness or strength? The debate continues, and probably will forever.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“Survival is the key word to remember—not victory, not conquest, just survival.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“Unlike its human counterparts, an army of zombies is completely independent of support. It will not require food,ammunition, or medical attention. It will not succumb to panic, desertion, or out-and-out mutiny. Like the virus that gave it life, this undead force will continue to grow, spreading across the body of this planet until there is nothing left to devour. Where would you go? What would you do?”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
“As stated before, in Western—particularly American—culture, there is the myth of the individual superbeing. One man or woman, well-armed and highly skilled, with nerves of steel, can conquer the world. In truth, anyone believing this should simply strip naked, holler for the undead, then lay down on a silver platter.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“When fighting for your life, it may simply be too easy to flip the switch to “rock ’n’ roll,” no matter how wasteful and useless this might be.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“Humans who believe they have outrun their undead pursuers might do well to remember the story of the tortoise and the hare, adding, of course, that in this instance the hare stands a good chance of being eaten alive.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“History has proven that a well-trained individual, with nothing but a rock, has a better chance of survival than a novice with the latest technological marvel.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“He comes from the grave, his body a home of worms and filth. No life in his eyes, no warmth of his skin, no beating of his breast. His soul, as empty and dark as the night sky. He laughs at the blade, spits at the arrow, for they will not harm his flesh. For eternity, he will walk the earth, smelling the sweet blood of the living, feasting upon the bones of the damned. Beware, for he is the living dead. —OBSCURE HINDU TEXT, CIRCA 1000 B.C.E.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“rank warehouses among your most attractive hideouts.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
“knowledge is only part of the fight for survival.”
Max Brooks, The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead