"You know your god is man-made when he hates all the same people you do."
"If pro is the opposite of con, then what is the opposite of progress?"
"If you think things cannot get worse, it is probably because you lack sufficient imagination."
"A serious modern novelist is one whose books leave you really depressed at the end. A truly great, modern novelist is one who leaves you wanting to kill yourself at the end of the book."
"I had no idea that throwing away worthless things could bring about such contentment and . . . well . . . joy. Maybe that’s true in life too. Get rid of the worthless things that tied you down and held you back."