Quotes of Enormity

“ By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State's crime when it sets out to crush that individuality. ”

- Ian McEwan

“ Death is not only an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its enormity, but is serves no penal purpose more effectively than a less severe punishment. ”

- William J. Brennan Jr.

“ One thought fills immensity. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ I don't think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for. ”

- Norman Mailer

“ Human reason is a pin dancing on the head of an angel, so small is it in comparison to the Divine vastness that encircles us. ”

- Margaret Atwood
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