Posts tagged submission.

I am told by many of you that I must forgive and so I shall when I am dancing with my tribe during the powwow at the end of the world.

    — Sherman Alexie, from ‘The Powwow at the End of the World’

Posted by whodunnit10

When the bells began to sound the hour she let out the first scream.

    — Simone de Beauvoir, trans. Leonard Friedman, from All Men are Mortal 

Posted by scandalys

You plan the wars, you masters of men — plan the wars and point the way and we will point the gun.

    — Dalton Trumbo, from Johnny Got His Gun

Posted by sayorangedrink

[A full moon rode the night sky.] He stared at its cratered face, trying to read the future in the destruction of the past.

    — Dean Koontz, from Strange Highways

Posted by alejandrajune

But like every kiss, this one is an answer, a clumsy but tender answer to a question that eludes the power of language.

    — Sandor Marai, from Embers

Posted by autobeguiled

And it was signed simply ‘George.’

    — Alan Bradley, from The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Posted by misscity