"No invention yet has slowed the carnage; you can now buy running shoes with steel bedsprings embedded in the soles and Adidas that adjust their cushioning by microchip, but the injury rate hasn't decreased a jot in thirty years."
"The Tarahumara geniuses had even branched into economics, creating one-of-a-kind financial system based on booze and random acts of kindness: instead of money, they traded favors and big tubs of corn beer."
"Just keep going, I chanted inside my head. Don't stop don'tstopdon't don'tdon't...."
"You have to give your heart to the Goddess of Wisdom, give her all your love and attention, and the Goddess of Wealth will become jealous, and follow you." ...Vigil