The rain fell in sheets, occasionally illuminated by flashes of lightning that caused the torrent to occassionally pause and pay attention, across the deck of the bucking ship, far from the friendly shores of England, on a mission of mercy and British pride, somewhere in the vast Pacific.
Davros, Attorney and Pieces of Law
Keeping up appearances is a very important activity in religion; in fact, maintaining tattered illusions is its main activity. - Richard Wade, on Friendlyatheist.com
We make an idol of our fear and call it God. -Ingmar Bergman, The Seventh Seal