It was Indra's right to forget they had once been something more than friends. Purists might insist it was her duty.
"When the time is right, you'll return to your own people - unless you decide to become a citizen of the world."
"I was content to be a healer - to add a few footnotes to the story of man's rise from savagery. My son has more ambitious dreams."
From the mission school, the hilarity of young voices suggested that the process of learning was still as painless as he remembered.
"To the Oriental mind, Chinese Communism is a disease that will run its course."
"No man with a job he's proud of will turn to Communism of his own free will."
"You've fought me a long time, my friend," he said. "Today, you'll begin taking orders or I'll have your heart."