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Douglas Preston quotes: guard posts and triple fencing had been bolstered by cutting-edge instrumentation, including laser-beam "lattices guard posts and triple fencing had been bolstered by cutting-edge instrumentation, including laser-beam "lattices
Douglas Preston quotes: The truth shall make you free, but first it will make you miserable. The truth shall make you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Douglas Preston quotes: When you lose, don't lose the lesson. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
Douglas Preston quotes: who the heck is dorothy gale? who the heck is dorothy gale?
Douglas Preston quotes: I can scarcely believe the cruelty of the last century. It staggers the soul. I can scarcely believe the cruelty of the last century. It staggers the soul.
Douglas Preston quotes: There was a pause while Pendergast considered this. I prefer hypocrisy to poverty. There was a pause while Pendergast considered this. I prefer hypocrisy to poverty.
Douglas Preston quotes: We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind. We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind.
Douglas Preston quotes: God bless us, everyone," Smithback intoned. Margo punched him playfully. God bless us, everyone," Smithback intoned. Margo punched him playfully.
Douglas Preston quotes: As I get older, Vincent, I have come to prefer a quiet evening at home to a bracing exchange of gunfire in the dark. As I get older, Vincent, I have come to prefer a quiet evening at home to a bracing exchange of gunfire in the dark.
Douglas Preston quotes: Launches the reader into a story of science and ancient mystery that will blow your mind: [From New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston] Launches the reader into a story of science and ancient mystery that will blow your mind: [From New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston]
Douglas Preston quotes: anyway, the money was great, but the corporate world just wasn't to my liking. i guess i'm not a team player--or an ass-kisser. anyway, the money was great, but the corporate world just wasn't to my liking. i guess i'm not a team player--or an ass-kisser.
Douglas Preston quotes: I don't know jack about wine, sorry." "You should learn. It is one of the true and ancient pleasures that make human existence tolerable. I don't know jack about wine, sorry." "You should learn. It is one of the true and ancient pleasures that make human existence tolerable.
Douglas Preston quotes: But we were just picnicking friends But we were just picnicking friends
Douglas Preston quotes: He had reached an age where he found the best way to deal with unpleasantness was to pretend it didn't exist. He had reached an age where he found the best way to deal with unpleasantness was to pretend it didn't exist.
Douglas Preston quotes: was afraid you wouldn't be permitted to leave the country for ages. was afraid you wouldn't be permitted to leave the country for ages.
Douglas Preston quotes: The third board popped off. The opening was now big enough to squeeze through. The dogs in town were barking hysterically. The third board popped off. The opening was now big enough to squeeze through. The dogs in town were barking hysterically.
Douglas Preston quotes: The twentieth century showed us the evil face of physics. This century will show us the evil face of biology. The twentieth century showed us the evil face of physics. This century will show us the evil face of biology.
Douglas Preston quotes: There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Douglas Preston quotes: Everything he did, he did well, and as a result he was an accomplished asshole indeed. Everything he did, he did well, and as a result he was an accomplished asshole indeed.
Douglas Preston quotes: the partition was rolled up for ventilation, and she was lying in her hammock reading one of the books Vernon had brought, a thriller called utopia. the partition was rolled up for ventilation, and she was lying in her hammock reading one of the books Vernon had brought, a thriller called utopia.
Douglas Preston quotes: intentional: if you meddle in our affairs, we'll intentional: if you meddle in our affairs, we'll
Douglas Preston quotes: He had done the right thing and that was what counted. That was the best you could do in life. How others took it was beyond his control. He had done the right thing and that was what counted. That was the best you could do in life. How others took it was beyond his control.
Douglas Preston quotes: Well ... The old servant hesitated. D'Agosta wanted Well ... The old servant hesitated. D'Agosta wanted
Douglas Preston quotes: Sometimes not knowing can be a lot worse than knowing - even if knowing proves to be very painful. Sometimes not knowing can be a lot worse than knowing - even if knowing proves to be very painful.
Douglas Preston quotes: D'Agosta had long ago learned, when working with Pendergast, to never get caught without two things: a gun and a flashlight. D'Agosta had long ago learned, when working with Pendergast, to never get caught without two things: a gun and a flashlight.
Douglas Preston quotes: There is a mountain range behind the town, called the Sierra de Sangre de Cristo. It means the 'Blood of Christ Mountains' in Spanish. There is a mountain range behind the town, called the Sierra de Sangre de Cristo. It means the 'Blood of Christ Mountains' in Spanish.
Douglas Preston quotes: Lead me into all misfortune. Only by that path can I transform the negative into the positive. Lead me into all misfortune. Only by that path can I transform the negative into the positive.
Douglas Preston quotes: J. P. Morgan once said, If you want something too much, you will not succeed in getting it. J. P. Morgan once said, If you want something too much, you will not succeed in getting it.
Douglas Preston quotes: Trying to fulfill earthly desires was like carrying water to the sea; a never- ending task, and an ultimately useless one. Trying to fulfill earthly desires was like carrying water to the sea; a never- ending task, and an ultimately useless one.
Douglas Preston quotes: Most people are about as aware of their surroundings as a sea cucumber. Most people are about as aware of their surroundings as a sea cucumber.
Douglas Preston quotes: New York City. Once it got into your blood, you could never get it out again. New York City. Once it got into your blood, you could never get it out again.
Douglas Preston quotes: How awful a knowledge of the truth can be. How awful a knowledge of the truth can be.
Douglas Preston quotes: There is nothing inherently wrong about science. There is nothing inherently wrong about science.
Douglas Preston quotes: The Monster's crimes were so horrific that a mere man could not possibly have committed them. Satan, in the end, had to be invoked. The Monster's crimes were so horrific that a mere man could not possibly have committed them. Satan, in the end, had to be invoked.
Douglas Preston quotes: if the count of monte cristo could escape the chateau d'if, william smithback could escape from river oaks if the count of monte cristo could escape the chateau d'if, william smithback could escape from river oaks
Douglas Preston quotes: he didn't murder Charles Duchamp, and he didn't murder Michael Decker. His he didn't murder Charles Duchamp, and he didn't murder Michael Decker. His
Douglas Preston quotes: Sleep is an unfortunate biological requirement that both wastes time and leaves one vulnerable. Sleep is an unfortunate biological requirement that both wastes time and leaves one vulnerable.
Douglas Preston quotes: You cannot stare evil in the face; it has no face. It has no body, no bones, no blood. Any attempt to describe it ends in glibness and self-delusion. You cannot stare evil in the face; it has no face. It has no body, no bones, no blood. Any attempt to describe it ends in glibness and self-delusion.
Douglas Preston quotes: The wise and good are outnumbered a thousand to one by the brutal and stupid. The wise and good are outnumbered a thousand to one by the brutal and stupid.
Douglas Preston quotes: This was an intentional frame. This was an intentional frame.
Douglas Preston quotes: Jennie confirmed my suspicions that television advertising is directed mainly at people with the iq of a pongid Jennie confirmed my suspicions that television advertising is directed mainly at people with the iq of a pongid
Douglas Preston quotes: Criticism is a profession which allows one a certain license to be vicious outside the bounds of normal civilized behavior. Criticism is a profession which allows one a certain license to be vicious outside the bounds of normal civilized behavior.
Douglas Preston quotes: The shudder of fear is as sensual as the shudder of pleasure, if not more so. The shudder of fear is as sensual as the shudder of pleasure, if not more so.
Douglas Preston quotes: Like having death poke his stinking mug into your face to make you think about things. Like having death poke his stinking mug into your face to make you think about things.
Douglas Preston quotes: You just put your boot so far up his ass, he'll have to eat his dinner with a shoehorn." "I can always count on you for a suitable bon mot. You just put your boot so far up his ass, he'll have to eat his dinner with a shoehorn." "I can always count on you for a suitable bon mot.
Douglas Preston quotes: What we have here is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. What we have here is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Douglas Preston quotes: because it's not enough to have a dream - you need financing. because it's not enough to have a dream - you need financing.
Douglas Preston quotes: Hubris and science are incompatible. Hubris and science are incompatible.
Douglas Preston quotes: nothing is impossible. you just need to learn how to bend the rules. nothing is impossible. you just need to learn how to bend the rules.
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Douglas Preston quotes: The point of a cruise ship is the cruise itself. But an ocean liner's job is to transport people on a schedule. The The point of a cruise ship is the cruise itself. But an ocean liner's job is to transport people on a schedule. The
Douglas Preston quotes: You could tell a lot about a person by meeting his brother. You could tell a lot about a person by meeting his brother.
Douglas Preston quotes: Don't live in the past - you will know what you've lost but not what you've found? Don't live in the past - you will know what you've lost but not what you've found?
Douglas Preston quotes: There are so many journalists out there, I hate to say it, who are lazy and don't do their research - and it shows. There are so many journalists out there, I hate to say it, who are lazy and don't do their research - and it shows.
Douglas Preston quotes: While dead men tell no tales, their corpses often speak volumes. While dead men tell no tales, their corpses often speak volumes.
Douglas Preston quotes: I have found that liars in the end communicate more truth than do truth tellers." "How's that?" "Because truth is the safest lie. I have found that liars in the end communicate more truth than do truth tellers." "How's that?" "Because truth is the safest lie.