Important Quotations Explained
wanted to tell them was that these things never worked out. No demands
were ever met, or were ever honestly met. No one got away with the
money and a handful of comrades liberated from some high-security prison.
The question was only how much time it would take to wear them down,
and how many people would be killed in the process.
realized now he was only just beginning to see the full extent to
which it was his destiny to follow, to walk blindly into fates he
could never understand. In fate there was reward, in turning over
one’s heart to God there was a magnificence that lay beyond description.
At the moment one is sure that all is lost, look at what is gained!
someone loves you for what you can do then it’s flattering, but
why do they love you? If someone loves you for who you are then
they have to know you, which means you have to know them.”
understood that these were extraordinary times, and if their old
life was ever restored to them, nothing would be the same.
Gen should have said something more, and Carmen should have listened
more, but instead she kissed him, because the important thing was
to forget. That kiss was like a lake, deep and clear, and they swam
into it forgetting.
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