"Enlightenment! When it comes, it comes like a brick to the head, doesn't it?"
~Father Chains, pg. 125
"When you don't know everything that you could know, it's a fine time to shut your fucking noisemaker and be polite."
~Father Chains, pg. 311
"When you see the Crooked Warden, tell him that Locke Lamora learns slowly, but he learns well."
~Locke Lamora, pg. 476
"Someday, Locke Lamora, someday you're going to fuck up so magnificently, so ambitiously, so overwhelmingly that they sky will light up and the moons will spin and the gods themselves will shit comets with glee. And I just hope I'm still around to see it."
~Father Chains, pg. 708