Topics: Earth, Harry S. Truman, World Pages: 1 (416 words) Published: August 17, 2013
* “They had a choice, all of them. They could have followed in the footsteps of good men like my father, or President Truman. Decent men, who believed in a day’s work for a day’s pay. Instead they followed the droppings of lechers and communists and didn’t realize that the tail led over a precipice until it was too late. Don’t tell me they didn’t have a choice.” –Rorschach 1.1 * “because there is good and there is evil, and evil must be punished. Even in the face of Armageddon I shall not compromise in this. But there are so many deserving of retribution…” –Rorschach 1.24 * “Until then, we’re society’s only protection. We keep it up as long as we have to.” – Comedian 2.17 * “But the country’s disintegrating. What’s happened to America? What’s happening to the American Dream?” – Nite Owl 2.18 * “This deserted plant: it is so wonderfully completely silent.” –Dr. Manhattan 4.22 * “In 1977, a city is shouting. Claiming that costumed adventurers are making their job impossible, the police are on strike. Everyone is frightened, scenting anarchy.” –Dr. Manhattan 4.22 * “This rudderless world is not shaped by vague metaphysical forces. It is not god who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feed them to the dogs. Its us. Only us.” –Rorschach 6.26 * “…but the world is so full of people, so crowded with these miracles that they become a commonplace and we forget…I forget. We gaze continuously at the world and it grows full in our perceptions. Yet seen from another’s vantage point, as if new, it may still take the breath away.” –Dr. Manhattan 9.27 * “I was determined to measure my success against his. Firstly, I gave away my inheritance to demonstrate the possibility of achieving anything, starting from nothing.” –Ozymandais 11.9 * “I wanted to match his accomplishment, bringing an age of illumination to a benighted world.” –Ozymandais 11.9 ----------Alexandria of Macedonia * “He understood the portents, knew a...
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