Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes: The Apocalypse

“This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.” 
― T.S. Eliot

“How much does your life have to suck to want the Apocalypse?” 
― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

“Sure, everything is ending," Jules said, "but not yet.” 
― Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

“Even in an apocalypse like this, surely running out of Coke
qualified as a disaster.” 
― Rachel Caine, Ghost Town

“I sat in the dark and thought: There’s no big apocalypse. Just an endless procession of little ones.” 
― Neil Gaiman, Signal to Noise

“When you expect the world to end at any moment, you know there is no need to hurry. You take your time, you do your work well.” 
― Thomas Merton'

“It happened that a fire broke out backstage in a theater. The clown came out to inform the public. They thought it was a jest and applauded. He repeated his warning. They shouted even louder. So I think the world will come to an end amid the general applause from all the wits who believe that it is a joke.” 
― Søren Kierkegaard

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