„“Isn’t there anything you can do about the predator?” Carmody asked.
“Nothing. Nor would I if I could. Predation is a necessary circumstance. Even the Gods are eventually eaten by Fate. You will not be an exception to the universal rule.”“
— Robert Sheckley, buch Dimension of Miracles
Quelle: Dimension of Miracles (1968), Chapter 21 (p. 136)