Dystopian Author Quotes

February 19, 2020
....oysters are the only food that never causes indigestion. Indeed, a man would have to eat sixteen dozen of these acephalous molluscs in order to gain the 315 grammes of nitrogen he requires daily.

Jules Verne Dystopian Author Quotes#73

Jules Verne ….oysters are the only food that never causes indigestion. Indeed, a man would have to eat sixteen dozen of these acephalous molluscs in order […]
February 19, 2020
What a big book, captain, might be made with all that is known! "And what a much bigger book still with all that is not known!"

Jules Verne Dystopian Author Quotes#72

Jules Verne What a big book, captain, might be made with all that is known! “And what a much bigger book still with all that is […]
February 19, 2020
What use are the best of arguments when they can be destroyed by force?

Jules Verne Dystopian Author Quotes#71

Jules Verne What use are the best of arguments when they can be destroyed by force?
February 19, 2020
We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer.

Jules Verne Dystopian Author Quotes#70

Jules Verne We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes […]
February 19, 2020
The short story form allows evocation, suggestion, implication. Its potency often lies in what it does not say.

Isobelle Carmody Dystopian Author Quote # 18

Isobelle Carmody The short story form allows evocation, suggestion, implication. Its potency often lies in what it does not say.
February 19, 2020
Short stories do not say this happened and this happened and this happened. They are a microcosm and a magnification rather than a linear progression.

Isobelle Carmody Dystopian Author Quote # 17

Isobelle Carmody Short stories do not say this happened and this happened and this happened. They are a microcosm and a magnification rather than a linear […]
February 19, 2020
Sometimes I am afraid for people like you who have to know things. Your kind will dig and hunt and worry at it until one day you will find what is hidden, waiting for you.

Isobelle Carmody Dystopian Author Quote # 16

Isobelle Carmody Sometimes I am afraid for people like you who have to know things. Your kind will dig and hunt and worry at it until […]
February 19, 2020
Impatience is not the least of your faults, Malik, it is a kind of greed and someday it may see you undone.

Isobelle Carmody Dystopian Author Quote # 15

Isobelle Carmody Impatience is not the least of your faults, Malik, it is a kind of greed and someday it may see you undone.
February 19, 2020
She's forgetting,' Ellen said to Jack, plumping herself down on a chair. 'All of her life is leaking out of her. Soon there will be nothing left.

Isobelle Carmody Dystopian Author Quote # 14

Isobelle Carmody She’s forgetting,’ Ellen said to Jack, plumping herself down on a chair. ‘All of her life is leaking out of her. Soon there will […]
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