Quote for the Day: July 30th, 2022

Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice

Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.

Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)

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Quote for the Day: September 11th, 2021

She [Lucy] loved Christ for his suffering, for what they had in common. With all his strength, even Christ had asked if this burden could be lifted from him. The idea that pain was not a random thing, but a punishment of the evil upon the good, the powerful upon the weak, gave her something to rage against. After all, what is the point of being angry at nature when nature could care less? If you cried against barbarism, then at least you were standing up to a consciousness that could hypothetically be shaped. When Lucy believed that there were actually things in the world that were worse than what had happened to her, she could pull herself up on this knowledge like a rope. When she lost sight of it, she sank.

Ann Patchett, Truth & Beauty: [A Friendship]