Nothing is more fleeting than the external form, which withers and alters like the flowers of the field at the appearance of autumn. — Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose. (Everyman’s Library; First Edition edition September 26, 2006) Originally published 1980. Advertisements
You exist in a half-world suspended between two superstructures, one self-expression and the other self-destruction. — Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (Random House, 1965)
Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him. ― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. (Signet; Reprint edition July 1, 2001) Originally published April 1st 1902.
Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer. ― Dan Brown, Digital Fortress. (Corgi Books January 17, 2004) Originally published 1998.
The heart makes its choices without weighing the consequences. It doesn’t look ahead to the lonely nights that follow. — Tess Gerritsen, Keeping The Dead. (Transworld Digital February 12, 2009)
One man’s wilderness, is another man’s theme park. — Author Unknown, Criminal Minds, Season 21 “Open Season” (May 2, 2007)
I think about other things while she describes her recent past: air, water, sky, time, a moment, a point somewhere when I wanted to show her everything beautiful in the world. ― Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho. (Vintage; 1st edition March 1, 1991)