The Falls Quotes.

1. "Sometimes people surprise us. People we believe we know."
- Joyce Carol Oates, The Falls

2. "لا يمكنني التورط مع رجل لا يهمه أمري وأمر طفلتي وحياتنا معًا، أكثر من اهتمامه بغريب ... لا يمكنني التورط مع رجل لا يهمه إن عاش أو مات! يرمي بحياته مثل الزهر وكأن لا قيمة لها"
- Joyce Carol Oates, The Falls

3. "She would become, through the years, a woman who expected the worst, to relieve herself of the anxiety of hope. She would become a woman of calm, fatalistic principles, anticipating her life with the equanimity of a weather forecaster."
- Joyce Carol Oates, The Falls

4. "And so you must grant to God what is God and not try to think of what you have lost, for that way is madness."
- Joyce Carol Oates, The Falls

5. "At the time, most bodies worked on by anatomists were cold indeed. They were brought to Edinburgh from all over Britain -- some came by way of the Union Canal. The resurrectionists -- body-snatchers -- pickled them in whisky for transportation. It was a lucrative trade." "But did the whisky get drunk afterwards?" Devlin chuckled. "Economics would dictate that it did."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

6. "He’s as smooth as a fresh-laid turd and gives off the same smell."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

7. "Places changing and people with them, dreams shifting ever further beyond reach."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

8. "...despite rumors to the contrary, you're on the side of the angels. (...) Whether you like it or not."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

9. "There’s an insult buried in there somewhere, but I can’t quite see it."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

10. "Shi-vawn."
- Ian Rankin, The Falls

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