Against the Day
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"Against the Day" Quotes

By Thomas Pynchon

fiction | 1108 pages | Published in 2007

A tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features characters who are caught up in such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood.

ISBN_13:9781101594667
ISBN_10:1101594667

Quotes

The past had been rudely taken away from them, the future was a fog in the lens.

Thomas Pynchon

To lean on someone else was to persevere, to take the burden yourself was impossible.

Thomas Pynchon

In the end, time undoes all things.

Thomas Pynchon

War offers not just death but instruction in death, a chance to learn about dying.

Thomas Pynchon

The darkest days are the ones that teach us the most about ourselves.

Thomas Pynchon

Love could be both a lifesaver and a devastating shipwreck.

Thomas Pynchon

Hope is a fragile thread that keeps us holding on, against all odds.

Thomas Pynchon

The world is a maze, and we are the wanderers hoping to find our path.

Thomas Pynchon

In the face of uncertainty, we find our truest strength.

Thomas Pynchon

Hate is a seed that grows into an everlasting cycle of destruction.

Thomas Pynchon