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Butcher Bird

Richard Kadrey

Top 10 Best Quotes

“All losers are romantics. It's what keeps us from blowing our brains out.”

“Being able to embrace contradictions is a sign of intelligence. Or insanity.”

“He wore his fear on his skin for everyone to see.”

“If fucking up is power, I should be the Hulk by now.”

“I'll give you another example. The snake in the Garden of Eden?" "Yeah?" "It was just a snake. Humanity's first real decision was to defy God. So was mine. That's the reason I make you uncomfortable. We're so much alike.”

“Besides, do you think you would have come if I’d just popped into your tattoo shop one night around closing and said, ‘Hello, I’m the Prince of Darkness. Think you could help me out with a little war next Tuesday, say, sixish?”

“When the world began, there were no such things as monsters. Demons were just fallen angels who, booted out of Heaven and bored with Hell, wandered the Earth sticking little girls’ pigtails in inkwells and sinking the occasional continent.”

“Everything's show biz in the end”

“They were the understanding eyes of kindly folk who burned witches alive to save their souls.”

“It’s not necessary to fill every moment with your own voice. Silence terrifies you. You see your own existence as so tenuous that you’re afraid you’ll pop like a bubble if, at every opportunity, you don’t remind the world that you’re alive. But wisdom begins in silence. In learning to listen. To words and to the world. Trust me. You won’t disappear. And, in time, you might find that you’ve grown into something unexpected.” “What?”

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