To Follow One's Morals
Courtney Bernard English 11A H
The Lathe Of Heaven
"Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision."
- Equality had nothing for him but his invention.
- If they did not approve, he knew that bad things would happen.
- He did not want to bring International into it because he cared about him and did not want to take him down with him.
"The question isn't who's going to let me, it's who's going to stop me."
- Equality felt as though he was doing the right thing
- He finds his morals more valuable over any authority
The Lathe of Heaven Quotes:
“The end justifies the means. But what if there never is an end? All we have is means.”
- George went through a tough situation but still believes that it is the journey that matters. not the end result
“This was the way he had to go; he had no choice. He had never had any choice. He was only a dreamer.”
- George felt like he made the right decision.
- If he were to give up on Dr. Haber, he would probably be still having the nightmares
"I can't help you," Tally said. "I made a promise."
- Tally promised Shay that she would not tell anyone where the "Smoke" is located
- Even though Tally knew that there was a possibility of never seeing Shay again, she still finds keeping her promises very important
"She wondered how many other spies the Specials had blackmailed into looking for the Smoke, how many times they'd come close to finding it. She wanted to tell David what they were up to, but how? She couldn't explain that she had come here as a spy, or David would never trust her again."
- Are the "Special Circumstances" playing her?
- Tally wondered if they already knew where the "Smoke" was and they were just testing her
- She still kept her promise