Lock In Quotes.

1. "Making people change because you can’t deal with who they are isn’t how it’s supposed to be done. What needs to be done is for people to pull their heads out of their asses. You say ‘cure.’ I hear ‘you’re not human enough."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

2. "Rich people show their appreciation through favors. When everyone you know has more money than they know what to do with, money stops being a useful transactional tool. So instead you offer favors. Deals. Quid pro quos. Things that involve personal involvement rather than money. Because when you're that rich, your personal time is your limiting factor."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

3. "When you're a kid all you want to do is be somewhere else."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

4. "I’ve been told my liminal space is like the dark of the grave. But I think of it as the dark from the other end of life entirely. The dark of everything ahead, not everything behind."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

5. "Which is why Mom, when she’s being indiscreet, refers to the trophy room as the vet’s office. Because that’s where Dad brings people to take their balls."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

6. "Did she tell you I set puppies on fire, too? Vann asked. She did not, I said. It may have been implied."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

7. "She was old and crankily conservative in the way only old liberals could be."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

8. "It’s not spam if you agree to it, Tony said. They just won’t have much of a choice."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

9. "I find it comforting, Bell said. It reminds me of the womb. They say we don’t remember what it is like to be there, but I don’t believe that. I think deep inside we always know. It’s why children burrow under blankets and cats push their heads into your elbow when they sit beside you. I’ve not had those experiences myself, but I know why they happen. I’ve been told my liminal space is like the dark of the grave. But I think of it as the dark from the other end of life entirely. The dark of everything ahead, not everything behind."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

10. "So all of it—local and archived data—went up with the lab building. Vann glanced over to me with an expression that I suspect meant these people were sloppy."
- John Scalzi, Lock In

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