The 20 Best Gravity's Rainbow Quotes
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Gravity's Rainbow Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Gravity's Rainbow
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“Everyone’s equal. Same chances of getting hit. Equal in the eyes of the rocket.”
Thomas Pynchon
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Gravity's Rainbow
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Jessica Swanlake
Roger Mexico
characters
everyone
eyes
chance
being equals
rockets
concepts
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“Yet who can presume to say what the War wants, so vast and aloof it is... so absentee.”
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“One of the sweetest fruits of victory, after sleep and looting, must be the chance to ignore no-parking signs.”
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“Don’t forget the real business of the War is buying and selling.”
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“Perhaps we were meant to meet.”
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“Death is a debt to nature due, Which I have paid, and so must you.”
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“But out here, down here among the people, the truer currencies come into being.”
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“AN ARMY OF LOVERS CAN BE BEATEN.”
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“It might almost—if one were paranoid enough—seem to be a collaboration here, between both sides of the Wall, matter and spirit.”
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“Because I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me”
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“Till the Light that hath brought the towers low find the last poor Pret’rite one.”
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“This is the War’s evensong, the War’s canonical hour, and the night is real.
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“The people out here were meant to go down first. We’re expendable.”
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“A screaming comes across the sky.”
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“Their feelings about blackness were tied to feelings...about putrefaction and death.”
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“The mass nature of wartime death is useful in many ways. It serves as spectacle, as diversion from the real movements of the War.”
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“Scattered all over the Zone.”
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″[War] provides raw material to be recorded into History, so that children may be taught History sequences of violence, battle after battle, and be more prepared for the adult world.”
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“Up to a point he finds the agony delightful.
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“A Rocket-cartel. A structure cutting across every agency human and paper that ever touched it.”

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