Quotes from “I Am Legend” by Richard Matheson

Шавкат Шарипов
Шавкат Шариповhas quoted2 years ago
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Aleksandr  Efimov
Aleksandr Efimovhas quoted3 years ago
And suddenly he thought, I’m the abnormal one now. Normalcy was a majority concept, the standard of many and not the standard of just one man.
Aleksandr  Efimov
Aleksandr Efimovhas quoted3 years ago
In a week the dog was dead
Aleksandr  Efimov
Aleksandr Efimovhas quoted3 years ago
For days he sat in the chair with his liquor and thought about the woman. And, no matter how hard he tried not to, no matter how much he drank, he kept thinking about Virginia. He kept seeing himself entering the crypt, lifting the coffin lid.
Кирилл Грубман
Кирилл Грубманhas quoted4 years ago
I’ll be all right
Кирилл Грубман
Кирилл Грубманhas quoted4 years ago
We are entering the age of the insect
Кирилл Грубман
Кирилл Грубманhas quoted4 years ago
through the trough
Кирилл Грубман
Кирилл Грубманhas quoted4 years ago
Now they could scream and howl all they wanted
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b9371449238has quoted4 years ago
From the speaker over the hallway door, the music of Schönberg was playing loudly.
CharlotteGotham
CharlotteGothamhas quoted5 years ago
In spite of having lived with death all these years, in spite of having walked a tightrope of bare existence across an endless maw of death — in spite of that he couldn’t understand it. Personal death still was a thing beyond comprehension.
CharlotteGotham
CharlotteGothamhas quoted5 years ago
After the first few weeks of building up intense hope about the dog, it had slowly dawned on him that intense hope was not the answer and never had been. In a world of monotonous horror there could be no salvation in wild dreaming. Horror he had adjusted to. But monotony was the greater obstacle, and he realized it now, understood it at long last. And understanding it seemed to give him a sort of quiet peace, a sense of having spread all the cards on his mental table, examined them, and settled conclusively on the desired hand.
CharlotteGotham
CharlotteGothamhas quoted5 years ago
How quickly one accepts the incredible if only one sees it enough!
CharlotteGotham
CharlotteGothamhas quoted5 years ago
The past had brought something else, though; pain at remembering.
CharlotteGotham
CharlotteGothamhas quoted5 years ago
That’s what was wrong with drinking too much. You became immune to drunken delights. There was no solace in liquor. Before you got happy, you collapsed.
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
station wagon jumped forward and stalled.
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
But how did he know the woman was really dead? How could he know until sunset?
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
He had to do a lot of reading, a lot of research.
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
. Would sunlight have the same effect on those who were still alive?
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
. To know for five months that they remained indoors by day and never once to make the connection! He closed his eyes, appalled by his own stupidity.
Olga
Olgahas quoted7 years ago
Of course — the daylight!
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