If anything attacked us, we could just panic at it until it went away.
Fate has a twisted sense of humor.
Democracy was supposed to champion freedom of speech, and yet the simple rules of table decorum could clamp down on the rights their forefathers had fought and died for.
Morale was deteriorating and it was all Yossarian's fault. The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.
I was making pancakes the other day and a fly flew into the kitchen. And that's when I realized that a spatula is a lot like a fly swatter. And a crushed fly is a lot like a blueberry. And a roommate is a lot like a fly eater.
People who didn't need people needed people around to know that they were the kind of people who didn't need people.
We were talking about the prince,' Sansa said, her voice soft as a kiss. Arya knew which prince she meant: Joffrey, of course. The tall, handsome one. Sansa got to sit with him at the feast. Arya had to sit with the little fat one. Naturally.
And it's really very difficult to kill someone when all your inner instincts would oblige you to take off your hat first!
Just to keep the bad dreams at bay, she took a swig out of a bottle that smelled of apples and happy brain-death.
I'm bad and I'm going to hell, and I don't care. I'd rather be in hell than anywhere where you are.
(About sweeping).. What he was in FACT doing was moving the dirt around with a broom, to give it a change of scenery and a chance to make new friends.
Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't three lefts make a right? Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't two negatives make a positive?
And a beautiful world we live in, when it is possible, and when many other such things are possible, and not only possible, but done-- done, see you!-- under that sky there, every day.
There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk.
When it comes to judging individuals, I do not like remarks such as 'too good to be true.' They speak as though one is rewarding the nature of evil. Yet, ironically, we still wonder where all the good people have gone.