"Everything is a drug, Coffee taught her that. Some are legal and some are illegal, some your brain makes on its own, and some your doctor dispenses in orange bottles, but it's all brain chemistry in the end."
Marella talking to Bird p. 153
"There's nothing wrong with taking care of yourself, you know. What's the point of being brave if it destroys you?" p.169
"There can be no success without a clearly defined goal." p. 171
"There's no more painful rejection than that of the person who knows you best." p. 225
"Scientists learn about the world. It takes governments to use that knowledge for good or bad ends." p. 331