8. "The Arab Spring had turned into the Arab Calamity. Radical Islam now controlled a swath of territory that stretched from Afghanistan to Nigeria, an accomplishment that even Bin Laden would have never dreamed possible."
- Daniel Silva, The English Spy
10. "The old Arab epigram drifted into his mind, that God invented silk so that women could be naked in clothes,"
- Chet Williamson, A Haunting of Horrors: A Twenty-Novel eBook Bundle of Horror and the Occult