Thomas Pynchon Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Thomas Pynchon
  1. #1
    “Everyone’s equal. Same chances of getting hit. Equal in the eyes of the rocket.”
  2. #2
    “Yet who can presume to say what the War wants, so vast and aloof it is... so absentee.”
  3. #3
    “One of the sweetest fruits of victory, after sleep and looting, must be the chance to ignore no-parking signs.”
  4. #4
    “Don’t forget the real business of the War is buying and selling.”
  5. #5
    “Perhaps we were meant to meet.”
  6. #6
    “Death is a debt to nature due,
    Which I have paid, and so must you.”
  1. #7
    “But out here, down here among the people, the truer currencies come into being.”
  2. #8
  3. #9
    “It might almost—if one were paranoid enough—seem to be a collaboration here, between both sides of the Wall, matter and spirit.”
  4. #10
    “Because I could not stop for Death
    He kindly stopped for me”
  5. #11
    “Till the Light that hath brought the towers low find the last poor Pret’rite one.”
  6. #12
    “This is the War’s evensong, the War’s canonical hour, and the night is real.

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  1. #13
    “The people out here were meant to go down first. We’re expendable.”
  2. #14
    “A screaming comes across the sky.”
  3. #15
    “Their feelings about blackness were tied to feelings...about putrefaction and death.”
  4. #16
    “The mass nature of wartime death is useful in many ways. It serves as spectacle, as diversion from the real movements of the War.”
  5. #17
    “Scattered all over the Zone.”
  6. #18
    ″[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.”
  7. #19
    “Up to a point he finds the agony delightful.
  8. #20
    “A Rocket-cartel. A structure cutting across every agency human and paper that ever touched it.”
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