Brad Meltzer Quotes

Brad Meltzer Quotes

We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.

...when you go down a dark alley and you feel that tingling across the back of your neck, that's not just a bad feeling, that's a biological gift from God - the Gift of Fear...when you ignore that gift - when you go down the dark alley and say, Y'know, I'm sure it'll be okay - that's when you find real pain.

And y'know what they decided the number one threat was? The destructive and disruptive capability of a small group. That's what they're worried about most...they're terrified of a small group with a committed goal.

...if you think the worst you'll get the worst, but if you think the best..."
"and then everything will blow up in your face anyway. Don't you get the punchline yet? Its the great cosmic practical joke: Knock knock, who's there? Big kick in the Ass.

Today, I don't believe in destiny. But I do believe in history...There's nothing more powerful than history...

History doesn't choose individual people. History chooses everyone. Every day. The only question is: How long will you ignore the call?

...history is a selection process - it chooses moments and events, and even people - it hands them a situation that they shouldn't be able to overcome, and it's in those moments, in that fight, that people find out who they are.

History isn't written by the winners - it's written by everyone - it's a jigsaw of facts from contradictory sources. But every once in a while, you unearth that one original document that no one can argue with...

History is simply what's behind us.

Most archivists don't like surprises. That's why we work in the past.

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.

Since the moment I saw her yesterday, I've been looking through the sparkly prism of exhilaration that comes with any old flame. But now, for the first time, I'm not just seeing what I want. I'm seeing what my friend needs.

...can I tell you something...? I don't think you're in love with the past. I think you're scared of the future.

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