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Dan Wells

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Humanity will destroy itself, body and soul, before it will learn a simple lesson.”

“Facts are too busy being true to worry about how you feel about them.”

“You don't get a life until you make one worth living.”

“It's just one thing after another. Cars that won't run. Planes that will never fly again. Computer systems we can barely use, let alone re-create. It's like...time is flowing backward. We're caveman archeologists in the ruins of the future.”

“If you have the strength to whine, you have the strength to do something about it.”

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”

“It's not enough, is it? Just to follow; just to have faith in someone bigger and smarter and better informed. That's how we're built, that's how every Partial is wired - to follow orders and trust in our leaders - but it's not enough. It never has been. We've followed our leaders, and sometimes they win and sometimes they lose; we do what they say and we play our part. But this is our decision. Our mission. And when we're done, it will be our victory, or our defeat. I don't want to fail, but if I do, I want to be able to look back and say, 'I did that. I failed. That was all me.”

“None of this is by accident, and we have to figure out what it all means. She paused. We have to. It's the same old argument I used to have with Mkele: the present or the future. Sometimes you have to put the present through hell to get the future you want.”

“It's easier to fall back into the same old patterns of hate and retribution, because at least then we're doing something.”

“I’ve picked a side,” she said darkly. “And everyone’s on it. And that’s exactly who I’m going to save.”

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Book Keywords:

humanity, retribution, inspirational, fragements, page-300, truth, feelings, friend, free-will, science-fiction, lessons, enemy, hate, destruction, facts

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