And he told me about the concentration camps, and about how the Germans had made soap and candles out of the fat of dead Jews and so on. (p. 11)

It is so short and jumbled and jangled, Sam, because there is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre. (p. 18)

The altar and the organ were made by a vacuum-cleaner company in Camden, New Jersey—and said so. (p. 27)

I’ve visited thirty-one inhabited planets in the universe, and I have studied reports on one hundred more. Only on Earth is there any talk of free will.” (p. 70)

"What we love in our books are the depths of many marvelous moments seen all at one time.” (p. 71)

The visitor from outer space made a serious study of Christianity, to learn, if he could, why Christians found it so easy to be cruel. He concluded that at least part of the trouble was slipshod storytelling in the New Testament. (p. 87)

Before you kill somebody, make absolutely sure he isn’t well connected. (p. 87)

“There are right people to lynch.” Who? People not well connected. (p. 88)