What Book? 11

"Execution by defenestration, my child, is a particularly human act." Randall Garrett. Context?

"No world is satisfactory unless the parts are equal to the whole." Henry Kuttner. Context?

"The world could not be blamed for what he was." Philip Jose Farmer. Context?

"Why do I always have to show everything?" Madeleine L'Engle. Book?

"The right to be totally ignorant of any useful knowledge seems to be the basic one." Keith Laumer. Book? 

"But answers also carry in themselves their commands and their penalties." Mark Clifton. Context? 

"Her mind opened a memory to him, of snow and speed and the awesome power of the avalanche beneath her." Sue Ann Bowling. Context?