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“... there are very few important moments in a lifetime. To see coming toward you the face that will mean an end of oneness is — far more than birth itself — the beginning of life.”
“... the fulfillment of any intense desire often brings disorganization with it ... ”
“... the man either burned incense, used cologne, or else a musk deer had been loose in the small office.”
“Trehane operated on a basis of thoroughness: do everything, do it properly, follow up, check. If he had ever had a moment of intuition, he had slept it off.”
“'Certainly.' He beamed uncertainly. 'Certainly.'”
“Almost every evil springs from a preceding evil. The smallest situations find their seeds in situations that preceded them. Life, all life, is a chain.”
Holly Roth, U.S. writer
(1916 - 1964)
Also wrote as K.G. Ballard.