Pegasus Descending Quotes.

1. "Louisiana is a fresh-air mental asylum."
- James Lee Burke, Pegasus Descending

2. "All drunks, particularly those who grew up in alcoholic homes, have that same sense of angst and trepidation, one that has no explainable origins. The fear is not necessarily self-centered, either. It’s like watching someone point a revolver at his temple while he cocks and dry-fires the mechanism, over and over again, until the cylinder rotates a loaded chamber into firing position."
- James Lee Burke, Pegasus Descending

3. "There may be room in government service for the altruist and the iconoclast, but I have yet to see one who was not treated as an oddity at best and at worst an object of suspicion and fear."
- James Lee Burke, Pegasus Descending

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