Dystopian Author Quotes

June 17, 2020
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.

Franz Kafka Dystopian Author Quotes#2

Franz Kafka I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
June 17, 2020
Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.

Franz Kafka Dystopian Author Quotes#1

Franz Kafka Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.
June 15, 2020
A man is like a novel: until the very last page you don't know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn't be worth reading.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#66

Yevgeny Zamyatin A man is like a novel: until the very last page you don’t know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn’t be worth reading.
June 15, 2020
The most agonising thing is to drop doubt into a man about his being a reality, three-dimensional - and not some other kind of reality.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#65

Yevgeny Zamyatin The most agonising thing is to drop doubt into a man about his being a reality, three-dimensional – and not some other kind of […]
June 15, 2020
The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man's creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots.The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man's creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#64

Yevgeny Zamyatin The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man’s creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a […]
June 15, 2020
The purpose of art ... is not to reflect life but to organize it, to build it.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#63

Yevgeny Zamyatin The purpose of art … is not to reflect life but to organize it, to build it.
June 15, 2020
It is not possible to build on negative emotions. Genuine literature will come only when we replace hatred for man with love for man.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#62

Yevgeny Zamyatin It is not possible to build on negative emotions. Genuine literature will come only when we replace hatred for man with love for man.
June 15, 2020
The inner world: those spiritual apartments to which we are reluctant to admit strangers.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#61

Yevgeny Zamyatin The inner world: those spiritual apartments to which we are reluctant to admit strangers.
June 15, 2020
Let the answers be wrong, let the philosophy be mistaken - errors are more valuable than truths: truth is of the machine, error is alive; truth reassures, error disturbs.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#60

Yevgeny Zamyatin Let the answers be wrong, let the philosophy be mistaken – errors are more valuable than truths: truth is of the machine, error is […]