We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
So they were trying to re-invent themselves and their universe. Science fiction was a big help.
Marguerite young is unquestionably a genius.
That's the attractive thing about war. Absolutely everything gets a little something.
How nice - to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.
She was a fool, and so am I, and so is anyone who thinks he sees what god is doing.
There must be tons of human bone meal in the ground.
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.
This one is a failure, and had to be, since it was written by a pillar of salt.
If you can't write clearly, you probably don't think nearly as well as you think you do
Things are going to get unimaginably worse, and they are never, ever, going to get better
I was too pessimistic for an optimist to live with
Have this disease late at night sometimes, involving alcohol and the telephone
It was with deep, idiotic relief that I leaned on that fleshy, humid, barn-yard fool.
It would sound like a dream,” said billy. “Other people’s dreams aren’t very interesting, usually.
Just have trouble understanding how truth, all by itself, could be enough for a person.
This moment and every moment lasts forever.
They do not love one another because they do not love themselves.
Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt.
The slaughterhouse where we had been locked up at night as prisoners of war.
I expected something pathological, but I did not expect the depth, the violence, and the almost intolerable beauty of the disease.
To be dead and to eat at the same time.
When I'm being funny, I try not to offend. I don't think much of what I've done has been in really ghastly taste. I don't think I have embarrassed many people or distressed them.
It is a big temptation to me, when I create a character for a novel, to say that he is what he is because of faulty wiring, or because of microscopic amounts of chemicals which he ate or failed to eat on that particular day.
Younger scientists are extremely sensitive to the moral implications of all they do.
Puny man can do nothing at all to help or please god almighty, and luck is not the hand of god.
I have no degree in biochemistry, neither do I have one in mechanical engineering, as the army saw fit to terminate both courses before they were finished.