Love truly is not a finite emotion. It can be generated spontaneously out of nothing at all.

History had a way of playing cruel tricks on those who chased it.

Forgive them, you might say, for they know not what they do. But there comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense... a moment when only wisodom has the power to absolve.

What had once been life's quiet moments of solitary reflection—a few minutes alone on a bus, or walking to work, or waiting for an appointment—now felt unbearable, and people impulsively reached for their phones, their earbuds, and their games, unable to fight the addictive pull of technology.

Anyone who said power was not addictive had never really experienced it.

Dante Alighieri. The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves.

I grew up Catholic. I know sin.

La chiave," the raspy voice replied. "The password.

That is the definition of faith -- acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.

It seemed there was always a close correlation between true believers and high body counts.

It's kind of a catch-22 now because since the 'Da Vinci Code,' I have access to places and people that I didn't have access to before, so that's a lot of fun for somebody like me, but I'm always trying to keep a secret. I don't want people to know what I'm writing about.

I know why I am here.

You should not have run.

Church of painful love - unfulfilled,unrequited & unattained.

Vittoria slipped off her robe. 'You've never been to bed with a yoga master, have you?

If you believe the people who love you, you get lazy. And if you believe the people who hate you, you become... maybe intimidated, or whatever the word might be, and you don't write as well.

There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.

Codes and patterns are very different from each other, Langdon said. And a lot of people confuse the two. In my field, it's crucial to understand their fundamental difference.

The power of population is so superior to the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man, that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race.

Langdon wondered if maybe Edmond had discovered that human intellect, after aeons of progress, was now on the decline. There were certainly alarming indicators to suggest this might be true.

I remember devouring the entire Hardy Boys series over one summer, enthralled by their bravery and cleverness.

Never interrogate before you disable your prey. A cornered enemy is a deadly enemy.

Sometimes the only choice is the lesser of two evils.

Believe me, I know what it's like to feel all alone...the worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood, it can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Sienna Brooks.

Last week,he had become so enraged with a visiting scientist who had shown him undue pity that Kholer clambered to his feet and threw a clipboard at the man's head.

Death is usually an all-or-nothing thing!

Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?

Wisdom is in books,... quote by me Halina Lagarde . Dan Brown is an inspiration to a book I am writi

The early Greeks had to look back centuries to study ancient culture, but we need look back only a single generation to find those who lived without the technologies we take for granted today.

This is systems security for the Central Intelligence Agency. We would like to know why you are attempting to hack one of our classified databases.

Early humans, Langdon lectured on-screen, had a relationship of wonder with their universe, especially with those phenomena they could not rationally understand.

Can you keep secrets? Can you know a thing and never say it again?

When every province of the world so teems with inhabitants that they can neither subsist where they are nor remove themselves elsewhere … the world will purge itself.

Everyone respects those who live by a code . - Luis Avila.

What are you going to tell them? Gabrielle asked. Herney sighed, his expression remarkably calm. Over the years, I've learned one thing over and over . . . He put a hand on her shoulder and smiled. There's just no substitute for the truth.

And history has proven repeatedly that lunatics will rise to power again and again on tidal waves of aggressive nationalism and intolerance, even in places where it seems utterly incomprehensible.

Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.

Langdon felt a chill. This killer is here for both of us.

The man now retrieved a linen cloth and stuffed it deep into Katherine's mouth. Death, he.

Every epic collapse, the provost believed, could be traced back to a single moment—a chance meeting, a bad decision, an indiscreet glance.

Widespread acceptance of an idea is not proof of its validity.

Modern polarity is nothing but the ‘dual world' described by Krishna here in the Bhagavad Gita over two thousand years ago.

TIME IS A RIVER . . . AND BOOKS ARE BOATS. MANY VOLUMES START DOWN THAT STREAM, ONLY TO BE WRECKED AND LOST BEYOND RECALL IN ITS SANDS. ONLY A FEW, A VERY FEW, ENDURE THE TESTINGS OF TIME AND LIVE TO BLESS THE AGES FOLLOWING.

I believe future generations will ask themselves how a technologically advanced species like ours could possibly believe most of what our modern religions teach us.

Inferno. In addition to Botticelli's celebrated Map of Hell, there was Rodin's timeless sculpture of The Three Shades from The Gates of Hell … Stradanus's illustration of Phlegyas paddling through submerged bodies on.

The truth can be glimpsed only through the eyes of death.

And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? —NIETZSCHE.

Life is filled with secrets. You can't learn them all at once.