Paper Man

Quotes from whatever I'm reading

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She had been taught chess at the school, years ago, and the point was that the pieces differed only in their attacking power. They were all equally easy to kill.
Max Barry, Lexicon

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harkaway:

Glenn O’Neill talks about his design process for the UK cover of Tigerman at Waterstones.com - things that worked, things that didn’t, and how he arrived at the final result. Great read.

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Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book.

Cicero, circa 43 BC (via amandaonwriting)

Recency illusion is the belief or impression that something is of recent origin when it is in fact long-established.”

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i love pulling out ancient quotes like this whenever someone starts complaining about This Generation and how we’re ruining the world

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Night City was like a deranged experiment in social Darwinism, designed by a bored researcher who kept one thumb permanently on the fast-forward button.
William Gibson, Neuromancer (via thephoenixsaid)

One of my favourite books being appreciated by one of my favourite people!