Saved quotes from my 2013 black Kindle named Keyrock, Part 1
2/7/15 – Cry Father by Benjamin Whitmer
They put people in prison for taking drugs. They lock kids away for stealing money from gas stations, for joyriding in cars. But men who abandon their children, they float through life, as light as air.
2/7/15 – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
They were glued down, every last one of them. A packet of souls. Was it fate? Misfortune? Is that what glued them down like that? Of course not. Let’s not be stupid. It probably had more to do with the hurled bombs, thrown down by humans hiding in the clouds.
10/18/13 – Canada by Richard Ford
The prelude to very bad things can be ridiculous […] but can also be casual and unremarkable. Which is worth recognizing, since it indicates where many bad events originate: from just an inch away from the everyday.
There are people like that in the world – people with something wrong with them that can be disguised but won’t be denied, and which dominates them.