"'The best thing in the world is power.' 'Oh, is it?' I asked, laughing. 'What about sex?' 'No. Apart from the biology, sex is all about power. That's why it's such a rush.' I laughed again. '& what about love? A lot of people say that love is the best thing in the world, not power.' 'They're wrong,' she said with terse finality. 'Love is the opposite of power. That's why we fear it so much.'" Shantaram 'Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge'. Karl. 'Illusion is the first of all pleasures'. 'All people know the same truth, our lives consist of how we choose to distort it.'Oscar Wilde.