Fall of HadeseBook - 2016
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They kept playing until Gervaso had won more than five thousand dollars and quit because he was drawing too much attention.
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” (218)
“The truth is, life is a house of cards. Taylor could stay back and be killed in a car accident next week. She could get cancer. Heck, she could catch the flu and die. Safety is an illusion.” (129)
“The first thing any police officer learns on duty is that people are strange animals. They often do the exact opposite of what you’d expect. For instance, they’re so afraid of failure that they embrace it. Do you know what I mean?” (127)
“I suppose that the real reason I was so upset by Tanner and Ostin was that deep inside I was afraid that they were right. I guess that’s usually how it goes, right? If someone says something that has no basis in truth, it doesn’t bother us much. It’s the things we fear they might be right about that hurt.” (117)
“I know, the whole plan seems crazy. If I had to lay odds on it, I’d say we’ve got a 10% chance of winning this one. I wouldn’t tell everyone else that. If I did, I’d have to drop that number to 1%, because if you think you’re going to fail, you most likely will.” (6)
“The war we’re fighting…is one the world doesn’t even know about. And just like the guy with the train, if we pull this off, no one on earth, not even you, will ever know how close they came to complete disaster or who was “killed beneath the train.”... If we don’t win, no one will even know that we tried. How’s that for a stupid dilemma? At least we’ll have no reason to die ashamed.” (4)
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