You can’t expect wolves to become sheep.
No, but neither do the wolves have to be cruel to the sheep.
— Paolini, C. (2011), Inheritance, 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.
If you worry about what everyone is trying to do, you become a spectator and not a player.
— Weeks, B. (2008), The Way of Shadows, Orbit
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
Sometimes the picture you have in your head is not the one you are presenting to the world…
— Hammond, R. (2007), On The Edge: My Story, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Some people will do anything for the sheer fascination of doing it… Or for fame. Or because they shouldn’t.
— Pratchett, T. (1996), Hogfather, Victor Gollancz.