Isaac Marion Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Isaac Marion
“Why would you want your last thought to be a replay of your dirty, meaningless death?” “You think death isn’t meaningful?”
“I am a teenage boy aflame with health, strong and virile and pounding with energy. But I get older. Every second ages me. [...] Each death around me adds a decade. Each atrocity, each tragedy, each small moment of sadness. Soon I will be ancient.”
“I am dead, but it’s not so bad. I’ve learned to live with it.”
“We like having the walls and roofs over our heads. Otherwise we’d just be wandering in an open field of dust somewhere. [...] I imagine that’s what being full-dead is like. An emptiness vast and absolute.”
“What you are, I once was. What I am, you will become.”
“Do you think it’s stupid? [...] To fall in love.”
“You’re going to be strong and beautiful and brilliant, and you’re going to live forever. You’re going to change the world.”
“It disquieted me at first but it’s against etiquette to notice when one of us dies. I distracted myself with some groaning.”
“I’m not a general or a colonel or a builder of cities. I’m just a corpse who wants not to be.”
“We don’t care about assigning blame for the human condition, we just want to cure it.”
“There are so many options for dying in this new world. [...] All roads lead to us, the Dead, and our very unglamorous immortality.”
“I know that I have a choice, and I choose to change no matter what the cost.”
“I think I remember what love was like before. There were complex emotional and biological factors. [...] The new love is simpler. Easier. But small.”
“In my palm I can feel the echo of her pulse, standing in for the absence of mine.”
“We have to remember everything. If we don’t, by the time we grow up it’ll be gone forever.”
“There are a thousand kinds of life and death across the whole metaphysical spectrum, not to mention the metaphorical. You don’t want to stay dead for the rest of your life, do you?”
“I don’t want to die. I don’t want to disappear. I want to stay.”
″[A plant] is a meaningless decoration. It sits there consuming time and resources, and then one day it decides to die, no matter how much you watered it. It’s absurd to attach an emotion to something so brief and pointless.”
“It’s important to capture things, you know? [...] Everything you see, you might be seeing for the last time.”
“We’ll see what happens when we say yes while this rigor mortis world screams no.”
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