“Carolyn–I need you to go back into America. We need an innocent heart. We will offer it to Nobununga when he arrives. Do you think you can handle that?” ~Scott Hawkins, The Library at Mount Char
"That's exactly the problem. Everyone's convinced that their lives are over just because their hearts stopped beating." ~Brandon Sanderson, Elantris
"Now it's the dark of early Christmas morning, the time before dawn, and this is the best time in the world for an old song about a lost child travelling in the snow." ~ Ali Smith, Winter
The first dish was a consommé that tasted as if a million chickens had died to make it. ~ Ruth Reichl, Tender at the Bone
“It was, he thought, a blessing to have lived out his life in a place that spun slowly like that yellow leaf, an eddy in the American rapids, a place that was shrinking when most of the country was growing, growing, ever-growing,” ~ Bill McKibben
"It's illegal to yell 'Fire!' in a crowded theater, right?" "It is." "Well, I've whispered 'Racism' in a post-racial world."