Monday, 30 October 2017

Quote of the week

"If you want to make your enemy into something you can hate, you first remove his humanity... Make them only icons. When they are seen as a type, and not as individuals, they are easy for a fanatical mind to grasp - and hate."

Mercedes Lackey in Storm Warning

Monday, 23 October 2017

Quote of the week

“I wanted to have something good to remember about today,” she replied quietly. “Something that wasn't petty and mean. Sometimes you have to provide such moments yourself.” 

Tamora Pierce in Trickster's Queen

Monday, 16 October 2017

Quote of the week

“Experience suggests it doesn’t matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive.”

Lois McMaster Bujold

Monday, 9 October 2017

Quote of the week

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it."

 Upton Sinclair

Monday, 2 October 2017

Quote of the week

"I'm thinking as how it would take a mighty stupid person to be making that particular mistake."
"And has it been your observation that most blind, pigheaded, dyed-in-the-wool bigots aren't stupid?" Kaeritha inquired.
"Not to mention easy to manipulate," Brandark added, and Bahzell nodded unhappily.
"Aye, there's truth enough in that," he conceded. "I'd sooner be able to say there wasn't, but wishing won't make it so."

David Weber in Wind Rider's Oath