Dystopian Author Quotes

July 10, 2020
When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#160

Ayn Rand When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am […]
July 10, 2020
By what he chooses to present and by how he presents it, any author expresses his fundamental, metaphysical values.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#159

Ayn Rand By what he chooses to present and by how he presents it, any author expresses his fundamental, metaphysical values.
July 10, 2020
Even in dialogue, your own style rules your selection. Do not give yourself a blank check of this kind: 'I'll merely reproduce what I think a character like so-and-so would say.' You have to reproduce it in the way your literary premises dictate.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#158

Ayn Rand Even in dialogue, your own style rules your selection. Do not give yourself a blank check of this kind: ‘I’ll merely reproduce what I […]
July 10, 2020
The best, most natural dialogue is usually written as if the writer is listening to dictation. You might get stuck on any particular point and have to question yourself; but normally, dialogue writes itself.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#157

Ayn Rand The best, most natural dialogue is usually written as if the writer is listening to dictation. You might get stuck on any particular point […]
July 10, 2020
A reader has to be concerned only with the end result; unless he chooses to analyze it, he does not have to know by what means that result was achieved-but it is my job to know.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#156

Ayn Rand A reader has to be concerned only with the end result; unless he chooses to analyze it, he does not have to know by […]
July 10, 2020
It is a sin to write this.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#155

Ayn Rand It is a sin to write this.
July 10, 2020
If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still — nothing.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#154

Ayn Rand If you write a whole line of zeroes, it’s still — nothing.
July 10, 2020
Words are a lens to focus one's mind.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#153

Ayn Rand Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.
July 10, 2020
There's only one passion in most artists more violent than their desire for admiration: their fear of identifying the nature of such admiration as they do receive.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#152

Ayn Rand There’s only one passion in most artists more violent than their desire for admiration: their fear of identifying the nature of such admiration as […]
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