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James Joyce

He lived at a little distance from his body, regarding his own acts with doubtful sideglances. —  James Joyce, from, “A Painful Case,” Dubliners. (Grant Richards Ltd., London June 1914)

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Frank Herbert

When God hath ordained a creature to die in a particular place, He causeth that creature’s wants to direct him to that place. ― Frank Herbert, Dune. (Hodder; British trade paperback edition 2006) Originally published December 1st 1965.

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