Tad Williams Quotes

Tad Williams Quotes

As for monkeys, I would have five, and they would be named: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Do Pretty Much Whatever The Hell You Want, and Expensive Attorney.

She had to find her own story, and she could make it whatever shape she thought best.

Sometimes people need reasons for things, even when there are no reasons. That's what makes people believe in conspiracies or religions - if there is any difference. The world is just too complicated, so they need simple explanations.

For all the things we've seen... my goodness, the world still has more to show us, doesn't it?

He who is certain he knows the ending of things when he is only beginning them is either extremely wise or extremely foolish; no matter which is true, he is certainly an unhappy man, for he has put a knife in the heart of wonder.

You are only a prisoner when you surrender.

Whatever my ancestors did to you, none of them consulted me.

People in science fiction flicks always seemed to know useful things about the places time travel took them. But what if the time traveler had been only an average history student? What then?

It's amazing the stupid things I say sometimes. I mean, you could start an entire branch of scientific research about the stuff I say that gets proved wrong while I'm still busy saying it.

Fear goes where it is invited.

Was Briony the only person who could hear the venom dripping from the woman’s tongue? What good was beauty - a mature beauty, but beauty nonetheless - if it cloaked such a viperous soul?

You show me what someone listens to, I’ll tell you everything you want to know about his soul. (For instance, a bunch of Nickelback albums would have indicated he never had a soul in the first place.)

...Coca-Cola and fries, the wafer and wine of the Western religion of commerce.

It was strange how the future seemed tied inseparably to the past, so that both revolved through the present, like a great wheel...

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