That was when I realized, as terrifying and painful as reality can be, it’s also the only place where you can find true happiness. Because reality is real.RealityErnest Cline in Ready Player One
I’m not crazy about reality, but it’s still the only place to get a decent meal.Food, RealityErnest Cline in Ready Player One
For a bunch of hairless apes, we've actually managed to invent some pretty incredible things.ProgressErnest Cline in Ready Player One
People who live in glass houses should shut the fuck up.Ernest Cline in Ready Player One
Going outside is highly overrated.Ernest Cline in Ready Player One
No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful.SatisfactionErnest Cline in Ready Player One
Whenever I saw the sun, I reminded myself that I was looking at a star. One of over a hundred billion in our galaxy. A galaxy that was just one of billions of other galaxies in the observable universe. This helped me keep things in perspective.Ernest Cline in Ready Player One
You'd be amazed how much research you can get done when you have no life whatsoever.Ernest Cline in Ready Player One
Being human totally sucks most of the time. Videogames are the only thing that make life bearable.Video gamesErnest Cline in Ready Player One
'You’re evil, you know that?' I said.
She grinned and shook her head. 'Chaotic Neutral, sugar.'
One person can keep a secret, but not two.Gossip & RumorsErnest Cline in Ready Player One
You're probably wondering what's going to happen to you. That's easy. The same thing is going to happen to you that has happened to every other human being who has ever lived. You're going to die. We all die. That's just how it is.Ernest Cline in Ready Player One