7. "Of course a carp is just a carp, waiting to become either your pet, or a gefilte fish. But am I wrong to also see this body lying in a pool of blood, being fibbed about in plain sight, as a metaphor for all the corpses and blood never discussed?"
- Leela Corman, We All Wish For Deadly Force
8. "Is it a lack of faith to be thinking that we’re all going to be slain or captured and sunk into the Hot Lake? asked one of the four chosen archers. Yes, snapped the Carp."
- Quote by Garth Nix
9. "See you now your bait of falsehood take this carp of truth; and thus do we of wisdom and of reach, with windlasses and with assays of bias, by indirections find directions out."
- William Shakespeare, Hamlet
10. "When Christians criticize, carp, and complain but offer no alternatives, the world rolls its eyes, snickers, and moves on. It is really only when we offer a 'more excellent way' that we command or deserve much attention."
- Bob Briner, Roaring Lambs: A Gentle Plan to Radically Change Your World