‘The Armadillo Man is watching her. She gives him a good show – the best she has to offer.’
‘No bullet, no recoil, no shot.’
‘A single pod of cardamom! Was that enough? To flavour an entire life’s pot of time?’
‘"Hello, sir. Do you recognize me?" "No, I'm afraid I don't."’
‘Humans are so unpredictable.’
‘Destiny: there are those who still believe this word has meaning’.
‘The song, the voice, and the heat; men on their knees, heads in hands, sobbing and now howling.’
‘The finance officers read the answers in silence, then returned them to be burned.’
‘At last, at last. His first steps, on Chinese soil.’
‘Love is like trash: it's not something you hoard, it's merely something you don't waste, like heat, or water, or paper’.
‘Something’s out there. Something has shown up in the woods of Highland City.’
‘That's why they're able to live like normal human beings, he thought, because they never forget about their duty. They don't spend all their time getting pissed like folks here.’
‘When the fish in Karachay Lake, south of the Ural Mountains, Russia, went blind, not everyone stopped eating them.’
‘At first the Gypsies didn’t know how to answer their cellphone.’
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