On A Pale Horse Quotes.

1. "Man is the one creature on Earth who knows he will die, and that is an appalling intellectual burden."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

2. "A good notion for a novel is far too precious to waste; it must be caught the moment it flashes into mental view, or it will escape to the brain of some other writer who really doesn’t deserve it."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

3. "What is life, except an ongoing instinct for survival? Nature uses that instinct to make us perform; otherwise we would all relax, and the species would disappear. Nature is a cruel green mother. The survival instinct is a goad, not a privilege."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

4. "I don’t care how the sin ledger stands. There seem to be a number of artificial standards of good and evil that don’t really relate to true merit or demerit. Maybe the official system of classification has failed to keep up with the changing nature of our society."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

5. "Do you seek to bribe Death? Zane asked, half angry and two-thirds curious."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

6. "William Henley put it: It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul."
- Piers Anthony, On A Pale Horse

7. "Decent folk had to let indecent folk do their thing; that was the paradox of decency."
- Piers Anthony, On a Pale Horse

8. "What kind of fool had he been, to throw away romance untried?"
- Piers Anthony, On a Pale Horse

9. "Come try my strength, you dogs who thought to attack helpless prey! But when you do, O beasts of night, know that you face the Lord of Night. I am Death!"
- Piers Anthony, On a Pale Horse

10. "I have, as may be apparent, not much respect for editors as a class."
- Piers Anthony, On a Pale Horse

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