"All I ask is to be held above the barren wastes of want."
"One way or the other, everything burns, and when it does, it ain't coming back."
"Happiness is easy. We get it. It's misery that needs examination and purpose."
"In my experince, when you get what you ask for, the world doesn't always stop when you say, 'When.'"
"A true king needs an edged weapon."
"Faith is not that much different than empirical theory. It is taking what we see today and beliving it will all come together tomorrow."
"The sole of the dancer’s foot, the palm of the miner’s hand, the knuckles of the warrior are all hardened to bring beauty, to salvage power, to save lives in a world that denies life. Every callous is a refusal to lie over and die."
"No new horror can be more terrible than the daily torture of the commonplace."
"Reflections are lies. I don't need a backwards image of myself to define me. I know who I am."
"Maybe we need to be put over nature's shoulder and be given a good strong burp."
"Kill the head, and the body falls."
"Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness."
"You can clip a bird's wings but he still understands the wind better than any other animal. Before all of this distortion you see before you, this is what the universe was made of...and it remembers."