Carlos Ruiz Zafon

In: "The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books 2)"

I don’t trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It’s a sure sign that they don’t really know anyone.

Why is it that the less one has to say the more one says it in the most pompous and pedantic way possible?

(...) idle, anthropomorphic deities with nothing better to do than keep a telepathic watch on the consciences of millions of fragile primates—primates who learned to think just in time to discover that they had been abandoned to their lot in a remote corner of the universe and whose vanity, or despair, made them slavishly believe that heaven and hell were eager to know about their paltry little sins.