Powell repressed the wave of exasperation that rose up in him. It was not exasperation with Chooka. It was anger for the relentless force of evolution that insisted on endowing man with increased powers without removing the vestigial vices that prevented him from using them.
Chapter 9 (p. 114)
The mind is the reality. You are what you think.Alfred Bester
He awoke. He was alive. He wasted no time on prayer or thanks but continued the business of survival.Alfred Bester
We always do what’s natural, only sometimes we shouldn’t do it.Alfred Bester
Revenge is for dreams...never for reality.Alfred Bester
The man who gives his own decisions priority over society is a criminal.Alfred Bester
Millions for defense, but not one cent for survival.Alfred Bester