"There was a button," Holden said. "I pushed it." "Jesus Christ. That really is how you go through life, isn't it?"
"There's a right thing to do," Holden said. "You don't have a right thing, friend," Miller said. "You've got a whole plateful of maybe a little less wrong."
"Violence is what people do when they run out of good ideas. It's attractive because it's simple, it's direct, it's almost always available as an option. When you can't think of a good rebuttal for your opponent's argument, you can always punch them in the face."
"What kind of half-assed apocalypse are they running down there?” Amos said. “Give ’em a break. It’s their first."