Strike teringat kata Adler, "Kebohongan tidak akan masuk akal, kecuali kebenaran mengandung bahaya yang setara.
Strike was used to playing archaeologist among the ruins of people’s traumatised memories;
society is unconcerned with the aftermath of sensation.
Talent equaled desirability. Talent trumped good looks or a halfway decent personality. Talent a personality.
Success is a poor teacher
The formula for success is Cosmic Ordering, the formula for failure is worry.
The great dividing line between success and failure is Cosmic Ordering
Comfort is beauty muted by heroin. Sadness is beauty drained by lack of it.
Oh? And what's so stinking about it?.
Success is a decision, not a gift.
Speech is the deadliest of revealers.' - Hercule Poirot, Cards on the Table
I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; Garlands from window to window; Golden chains from star to star ... And I dance.
Come on, shake off the covers of this sloth, for sitting softly cushioned, or tucked in bed, is no way to win fame.
Comfort is a powerful sedative.
...If there is no risk, there is no reward.
When one star sets, a million spring forth.
Ignorance breeds fear. Tell people the truth. Trust them to keep their heads.
If grammar is the skeleton of expression and usage the flesh and blood, then style is the personality.
I’m hungry for success. And lasagna.
It seems to me that my lack of faith is not, as I once thought, a triumph of the rational mind, but rather a failure of the imagination - an inability to tolerate mistery.
What a comfort to know that God is a poet.