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Walter Padick Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Walter Padick
  1. #1
    Or one might take the tip of the pencil and magnify it. One reaches the point where a stunning realization strikes home: The pencil tip is not solid; it is composed of atoms which whirl and revolve like a trillion demon planets. What seems solid to us is actually only a loose net held together by gravity.
  2. #2
    Where the world ends is where you must begin.
  3. #3
    “The man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.”
  4. #4
    Shall there be truth between us, as two men? Not as friends, but as equals? There is an offer you will get rarely, Roland.
  5. #5
    “The greatest mystery the universe offers is not life but size.”
  6. #6
    You see? Size defeats us. For the fish, the lake in which he lives is the universe.
  7. #7
    Only equals speak the truth, that’s my thought on’t. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of regard. How tiresome!
  8. #8
    What does the fish think when he is jerked up by the mouth through the silver limits of existence and into a new universe where the air drowns him and the light is blue madness? Where huge bipeds with no gills stuff it into a suffocating box and cover it with wet weeds to die?
  9. #9
    “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.”

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