Dystopian Author Quotes

June 15, 2020
Here I saw, with my own eyes, that laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter - even murder itself.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#14

Yevgeny Zamyatin Here I saw, with my own eyes, that laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter – even murder itself.
June 15, 2020
Knowledge, absolutely sure of its infallibility, is faith.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#13

Yevgeny Zamyatin Knowledge, absolutely sure of its infallibility, is faith.
June 15, 2020
The world is kept alive only by heretics: the heretic Christ, the heretic Copernicus, the heretic Tolstoy. Our symbol of faith is heresy...

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#12

Yevgeny Zamyatin The world is kept alive only by heretics: the heretic Christ, the heretic Copernicus, the heretic Tolstoy. Our symbol of faith is heresy…
June 15, 2020
The speed of her tongue is not correctly calculated; the speed per second of her toungue should be slightly less than the speed per second of her thoughts -at any rate not the reverse.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#11

Yevgeny Zamyatin The speed of her tongue is not correctly calculated; the speed per second of her toungue should be slightly less than the speed per […]
June 15, 2020
All truths are erroneous. This is the very essence of the dialectical process: today's truths become errors tomorrow; there is no final number.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#10

Yevgeny Zamyatin All truths are erroneous. This is the very essence of the dialectical process: today’s truths become errors tomorrow; there is no final number.
June 15, 2020
The only means of ridding man of crime is ridding him of freedom.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#9

Yevgeny Zamyatin The only means of ridding man of crime is ridding him of freedom.
June 15, 2020
The most wonderful thing in life is to be delirious and the most wonderful kind of delirium is being in love.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#8

Yevgeny Zamyatin The most wonderful thing in life is to be delirious and the most wonderful kind of delirium is being in love.
June 15, 2020
Now I no longer live in our clear, rational world; I live in the ancient nightmare world, the world of square roots of minus one.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#7

Yevgeny Zamyatin Now I no longer live in our clear, rational world; I live in the ancient nightmare world, the world of square roots of minus […]
June 15, 2020
There are books of the same chemical composition as dynamite. The only difference is that a piece of dynamite explodes once, whereas a book explodes a thousand times.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#6

Yevgeny Zamyatin There are books of the same chemical composition as dynamite. The only difference is that a piece of dynamite explodes once, whereas a book […]