--Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, Or The Evening Redness In The West
This is God's universe, buddy, not yours, and he has the final say about what's ego and what isn't.
--J.D. Salinger, Franny And Zooey
About here, she thought, dabbling her fingers in the water, a ship had sunk, and she muttered, dreamily half asleep, how we perished, each alone.
--Virginia Woolf, To The Lighthouse
If magic was present, it moved under the skin of the world, beneath the ability of human eyes to catch sight of it.
--Gregory Maguire, Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsister
It all ends in tears anyway.
--Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums