Dystopian Author Quotes

July 29, 2020
The creative act does not create something out of nothing; it uncovers, selects, reshuffles, combines, synthesizes already existing facts, ideas, faculties, and skills.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#49

Arthur Koestler The creative act does not create something out of nothing; it uncovers, selects, reshuffles, combines, synthesizes already existing facts, ideas, faculties, and skills.
July 29, 2020
A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for one reader in a hundred years' time.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#48

Arthur Koestler A writer’s ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years’ time and for one reader in a […]
July 29, 2020
History knows no scruples and no hesitation. Inert and unnering flows towards her goal. History knows herway. She makes no mistakes.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#47

Arthur Koestler History knows no scruples and no hesitation. Inert and unnering flows towards her goal. History knows herway. She makes no mistakes.
July 29, 2020
Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which - miraculously, it seems - merge into a significant event.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#46

Arthur Koestler Coincidence may be described as the chance encounter of two unrelated causal chains which – miraculously, it seems – merge into a significant event.
July 29, 2020
We cannot unthink unless we are insane.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#45

Arthur Koestler We cannot unthink unless we are insane.
July 29, 2020
The progress of science, like an ancient desert trail, is strewn with the bleached skeletons of discarded theories, doctrines, and axioms which seemed to possess eternal life.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#44

Arthur Koestler The progress of science, like an ancient desert trail, is strewn with the bleached skeletons of discarded theories, doctrines, and axioms which seemed to […]
July 29, 2020
Two half truths do not make a truth.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#43

Arthur Koestler Two half truths do not make a truth.
July 29, 2020
You can't help people being right for the wrong reasons...This fear of finding oneself in bad company is not an expression of political purity; it is an expression of a lack of self-confidence.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#42

Arthur Koestler You can’t help people being right for the wrong reasons…This fear of finding oneself in bad company is not an expression of political purity; […]
July 29, 2020
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.

Arthur Koestler Dystopian Author Quotes#41

Arthur Koestler Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the […]
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