The biggest mistake I made was believing that if I cast a beautiful net I’d catch only beautiful things.
There’s nothing more isolating than not being able to feel time. To not feel the distance between hours, days.
Lab rats are only powerless because they don’t understand that they’re in an experiment. But they’re just as much a part of it as the scientist, in some ways even more.
I want you to close your eyes. I want you to imagine everything I tell you as if you’re there yourself, as if you’re with me, as if you are me.
I am not your lab partner. I am not your friend. I’m your slave. You want to know what happens on the other side? Put yourself in that machine and die for it.[to Hap]
The first time you fall asleep in prison, you forget. You wake up a free woman. And then you remember that you’re not. You lose your freedom many times before you finally believe it.