Ray Bradbury Quotes

24 Ray Bradbury quotes:

"The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible."
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"Touch a scientist and you touch a child."
"If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you."
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"Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things."
"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together."
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"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them."
"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."
"Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future"
"We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out."
"We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts."
"I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it."
"If you don't like what you're doing, then don't do it."
"My stories run up and bite me on the leg-I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off."
"If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down."
"If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder."
"Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for."
"Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We've been so busy damning ourselves for years. We've done it all, and yet we don't take credit for it."
"We are anthill men upon an anthill world."
"First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down."
"I was one of Them: the Strange Ones. The Funny People. The Odd Tribes of autograph collectors and photographers. The Ones who waited through long days and nights, who used other people's dreams for their lives."
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