Bluebell had been saying that he knew the men hated us for raiding their crops and gardens, and Toadflax answered, ‘That wasn’t why they destroyed the warren. It was just because we were in their way. They killed us to suit themselves.
Humans are destructive animals, but they are also wise ones.
A frivolous society can acquire dramatic significance only through what its frivolity destroys.
How could you love something so destructive?” I ask.
“Because this wolf doesn’t care if your heart is whole or not,” you say. “It tastes just the same.
If America and the Western world continue in their state of unconscious hopelessness, lack of faith and of fortitude, it is predictable that they will not be able to resist the temptation of the big bang by nuclear weapons, which would end all problems – overpopulation, boredom, and hunger – since it would do away with all life.
I am the rightful ruler of this world And now that I, too, have awakened, like my dragons, I have come to take back what is mine.
Take good care of your final word. If your final say will hunt you in day’s ahead, then hold back the words, and let silence speak.
Love me. You have destroyed everything! But if you love me, it can all be restored in a new form. Love me.
How must it have felt, Pikes, the night they seized your films, like entrails yanked from the camera, out of your guts, clutching them in coils and wads to stuff them up a stove to burn away! Did it feel as bad as having some fifty thousand books annihilated with no recompense? Yes. Yes. Stendahl felt his hands grow cold with the senseless anger.
In a time of destruction, create something.