When you don’t know what to do, do what’s right and do what’s in front of you. But not necessarily what’s right in front of you.
— Weeks, B. (2010), The Black Prism, Orbit
Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
– Pratchett, T. (2004), A Hat Full of Sky, Doubleday
“My phone is a window into the worthless and the worthy, the artificial and the authentic. Some days I feel as if my phone is a digital vampire, sucking away my time and my life. Other days, I feel like a cybernetic centaur — part human, part digital — as my phone and I blend seamlessly into a complex tandem of rhythms and routines.”
— Reinke, T. (2017), 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You, Crossway.
It is hard to understand nothing, but the multiverse is full of it. Nothing travels everywhere, always ahead of something, and in the great cloud of unknowing nothing yearns to become something, to break out, to move, to feel, to change, to dance and to experience – in short, to be something.
— Pratchett, T. (2013), Raising Steam, Doubleday