No one cares about the man in the box, the man who disappears.
The secret impresses no one. The trick you use it for is everything.
Now you're looking for the secret. But you won't find it because of course, you're not really looking. You don't really want to work it out. You want to be fooled.
I know I've made some very poor decisions recently, but I can give you my complete assurance that my work will be back to normal. I've still got the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission. And I want to help you.
It had waited four million years, it was prepared to wait for eternity.
I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.