"Everyone should have a place to run to. You can never be too careful."
"I hope you do, too," he said.
When I smile no one can tell.
The Context: This line, or a variation of it, occurs at several points in A Night in the Lonesome October. This time around, Snuff is discussing the value of an escape route with Larry Talbot.
Why I like it: October is one of the most enjoyable reads Zelazny ever produced in his long and distinguished career. Snuff overflows with charming idiosyncrasies, and it's because of lines like this.