Dystopian Author Quotes

April 27, 2020
Work did bestow dignity, status, meaning. Wasn't that why people dreaded unemployment, why some men found retirement so traumatic?

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#24

P. D. James Work did bestow dignity, status, meaning. Wasn’t that why people dreaded unemployment, why some men found retirement so traumatic?
April 27, 2020
I knew the facts of death before I knew the facts of life. There never was a time when I didn't see the skull beneath the skin.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#23

P. D. James I knew the facts of death before I knew the facts of life. There never was a time when I didn’t see the […]
April 27, 2020
Don't just plan to write - write. It is only by writing, not dreaming about it, that we develop our own style.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#22

P. D. James Don’t just plan to write – write. It is only by writing, not dreaming about it, that we develop our own style.
April 27, 2020
All fiction is largely autobiographical and much autobiography is, of course, fiction.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#21

P. D. James All fiction is largely autobiographical and much autobiography is, of course, fiction.
April 27, 2020
What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#20

P. D. James What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.
April 27, 2020
I can understand the poor and stupid voting for Marxism or one of its fashionable variants. If you've no hope of being other than a slave, you may as well opt for the most efficient form of slavery.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#19

P. D. James I can understand the poor and stupid voting for Marxism or one of its fashionable variants. If you’ve no hope of being other […]
April 27, 2020
It's possible to fight intolerance, stupidity and fanaticism when they come separately. When you get all three together it's probably wiser to get out, if only to preserve your sanity.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#18

P. D. James It’s possible to fight intolerance, stupidity and fanaticism when they come separately. When you get all three together it’s probably wiser to get […]
April 27, 2020
We can experience nothing but the present moment, live in no other second of time, and to understand this is as close as we can get to eternal life.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#17

P. D. James We can experience nothing but the present moment, live in no other second of time, and to understand this is as close as […]
April 27, 2020
When I heard, Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, I thought, Did he fall or was he pushed?

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#16

P. D. James When I heard, Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, I thought, Did he fall or was he pushed?