Magic was just something people liked to believe in, something they thought they could feel or sense, something that made everything more than just mechanical certainty. Something that made them more than flesh and bone.
C Robert Cargill, Sea of Rust
People advocating pure this and pure that. Didn’t they know their history or learn anything from it?
J Damask, Wolf at the Door
I was half conscious and in that place where I usually see the faces of people I don’t know melt into dark eyed skulls and other horrors.
Parker Gordon, Parallel Lives
I didn’t ask to be born into this world. No one does, I suppose, not the bright, shining people nor those who lurk in the shadow.
Bill Kieffer, The Goat: Building the Perfect Victim
All too many people are corks on the sea of life. They don’t live life, they are lived by life.
Christopher S Hyatt, Black Book Volume 1: Principles of Extreme Living
“Some people have no imagination,” Starlight stage-whispers
A C Wise, The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves The World Again
a good environment to work in, surrounded by people who believe in a fairer and better society, and who have decided to act on their beliefs and dedicate their lives to trying to change the world. Sounds utopian, maybe. But the important word here is probably not the one you are thinking of. It’s trying.
Angela Y Davis, Frank Barat, & Cornel West, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
When it comes to writing letters, many people write what they most desire, not what they’re most capable of
Tristan J Tarwater, Hen & Chick: Episode One
Edward expects things from this world…he holds it to a standard. Such people may have a kind of power in them. They can be creatures of great kindness, or great malice. Their expectations give them deep roots, deep sense of self.
J Kelley Anderson, Casting Shadows
Jack liked to know people’s names. They interested him. Names seemed to describe a person or at least it often seemed so.
Nikolai Bird, Cthulhu – Something in the Mud