I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. "He was constantly reminded of how startlingly different a place the world was when viewed from a point only three feet to the left." " Solutions nearly always come from the direction you least expect, which means there's no point trying to look in that direction because it won't be coming from there." "... Most of the words that airline staff used, or rather most of the sentences into which they were habitually arranged, had been worked so hard that they had died."