William Gibson Quotes


11 William Gibson quotes:



"Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts."
"It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"Time moves in one direction, memory in another."
"The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
"And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human"
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"When I began to write fiction that I knew would be published as science fiction, [and] part of what I brought to it was the critical knowledge that science fiction was always about the period in which it was written. '1984' is really about 1948. It can't really be understood outside the historical context of 1948."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Fiction Quotes
"Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Television Quotes
"Cyberspace was a consensual hallucination that felt and looked like a physical space but actually was a computer-generated construct representing abstract data."
Author: Gibson Quotes Category: Space Quotes



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