Brian Aldiss Quotes

11 Brian Aldiss quotes:

"Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts."
"Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places."
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"I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth."
"It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter."
"Keep violence in the mind where it belongs."
"When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults."
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"Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem."
"Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta."
"Keep violence in the mind where it belongs"
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"Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can. The process is analogous to using sandbags and loose timbers to protect a house against flood. Writers are vulnerable creatures like anyone else. For what do they have in reality? Not sandbags, not timbers. Just a flimsy reputation and a name."
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"I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity."
Author: Aldiss Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes Identity Quotes

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