Dystopian Author Quotes

June 15, 2020
What we need in literature today are vast philosophic horizons... we need the most ultimate, the most fearsome, the most fearless Why?" and "What next?"."

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#44

Yevgeny Zamyatin What we need in literature today are vast philosophic horizons… we need the most ultimate, the most fearsome, the most fearless Why?” and “What […]
June 15, 2020
The nights were long, like the braids of a pretty girl, and the days were short, like a girl's sense. (The North")"

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#43

Yevgeny Zamyatin The nights were long, like the braids of a pretty girl, and the days were short, like a girl’s sense. (The North”)”
June 15, 2020
Sentences of the court on moral issues are always passed in absentia.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#42

Yevgeny Zamyatin Sentences of the court on moral issues are always passed in absentia.
June 15, 2020
what primitive tastes the ancients must have had if their poets were inspired by those absurd, untidy clumps of mist, idiotically jostling one another about

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#41

Yevgeny Zamyatin what primitive tastes the ancients must have had if their poets were inspired by those absurd, untidy clumps of mist, idiotically jostling one another […]
June 15, 2020
And a question stirred within me: What if he, this yellow-eyed creature, in his disorderly, filthy mound of leaves, in his uncomputed life, is happier than we are?

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#40

Yevgeny Zamyatin And a question stirred within me: What if he, this yellow-eyed creature, in his disorderly, filthy mound of leaves, in his uncomputed life, is […]
June 15, 2020
To reflect the entire spectrum, the dynamics of the adventure novel must be invested with a philosophic synthesis of one kind or another.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#39

Yevgeny Zamyatin To reflect the entire spectrum, the dynamics of the adventure novel must be invested with a philosophic synthesis of one kind or another.
June 15, 2020
At night numbers must sleep; it is their duty, just as it is their duty to work in the daytime. Not sleeping at night is a criminal offense.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#38

Yevgeny Zamyatin At night numbers must sleep; it is their duty, just as it is their duty to work in the daytime. Not sleeping at night […]
June 15, 2020
The ancient God created the old man, capable of erring - thus he erred himself.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#37

Yevgeny Zamyatin The ancient God created the old man, capable of erring – thus he erred himself.
June 15, 2020
The latest literary discussions reflect a struggle between two artistic methods - romanticism and realism, with the latter clearly ascendant for the time being.

Yevgeny Zamyatin Dystopian Author Quotes#36

Yevgeny Zamyatin The latest literary discussions reflect a struggle between two artistic methods – romanticism and realism, with the latter clearly ascendant for the time being.