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Ray Bradbury
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I don't know what to do with dumb people, but we must try to educate them along with the sharp kids. Ray Bradbury
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Gene Roddenberry was a loss that deeply grieved me. Ray Bradbury
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I took a Greyhound bus to New York and stayed at the YMCA, fifty cents a night. I took my stories around to a dozen publishers. Nobody wanted them. They said, We don't publish stories. Nobody reads them. Don't you have a novel? Ray Bradbury
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It's rare you get an idea from a dream. I can't really recall a story that ever worked out that way. I think in 35 years of writing, that I've ever had a dream that held up. They're much too dislocated Ray Bradbury
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Every time you take a step, even when you don't want to. . . . When it hurts, when it means you rub chins with death, or even if it means dying, that's good. Anything that moves ahead, wins. No chess game was ever won by the player who sat for a lifetime thinking over his next move. Ray Bradbury
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Far away, in the meadow, shadows flickered in the Mirror's Maze, as if parts of someone's life, yet unborn, were trapped there, waiting to be lived. Ray Bradbury
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We are the witnesses to the miracle. We are put here by creation, by God....We're here to be the audience to the magnificent. It is our job to celebrate. Ray Bradbury
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And they were all, when their souls grew warm, poets. Ray Bradbury
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The only science fiction I have written is Fahrenheit 451. It's the art of the possible. Science fiction is the art of the possible. It could happen. It has happened. Ray Bradbury
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Everything of mine is permeated with my love of ideas-both big and small. It doesn't matter what it is, as long as it grabs me and holds me, facinates me. And then I'll run out and something about it... I write for fun. Ray Bradbury
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When you reach the stars, boy, yes, and live there forever, all the fears will go, and Death himself will die. Ray Bradbury
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Beware the autumn people Ray Bradbury
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Grandfather's been dead all these years, but if you lifted my skull, by God, in the convolutions of my brain you'd find the big ridges of his thumbprint. He touched me. As I said earlier, he was a sculptor. 'I hate a Roman named Status Quo!' he said to me. 'Stuff your eyes with wonder,' he said, 'live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ray Bradbury
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What do you do, go around trying everything once?' he asked. 'Sometimes twice,... Ray Bradbury
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Chock them so ... full of "facts" they feel stuffed, but absolutely "brilliant" with information. Then they'll feel they're thinking, they'll get a sense of motion without moving. Ray Bradbury
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When you write - explode - fly apart - disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite. Ray Bradbury
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People want to be happy, isn't that right? Haven't you heard it all your life? I want to be happy, people say. Well, aren't they? Don't we keep them moving, don't we give them fun? That's all we live for, isn't it? For pleasure, for titillation? And you must admit our culture provides plenty of these. Ray Bradbury
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If teachers and grammar school editors find my jawbreaker sentences shatter their mushmilk teeth, let them eat stale cake dunked in weak tea of their own ungodly manufacture. Ray Bradbury
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Science fiction is really sociological studies of the future, things that the writer believes are going to happen by putting two and two together. Ray Bradbury
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You can make yourself happy or miserable - it's the same amount of effort. Ray Bradbury
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We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren't happy. Something's missing. Ray Bradbury
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Really knowing is good. Not knowing, or refusing to know, is bad, or amoral, at least. You can't act if you don't know. Acting without knowing takes you right off the cliff. Ray Bradbury
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I believe in creative failing - to contine to write poems that fail and fail and fail until a day comes when you've got a thousand poems behind you and you're relaxed and you finally write a good poem. Ray Bradbury
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Ideas and philosophies change just as machines do. Religions changed because of the birth control pill. Politics changes because of the hydrogen bomb. All because of science fictional inventions. Ray Bradbury
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The answer to all writing, to any career for that matter, is love. Ray Bradbury
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I have fun with ideas; I play with them. Ray Bradbury
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I don't have a computer. A computer's a typewriter. I already have a typewriter. Ray Bradbury
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Scientists have to have a metaphor. All scientists start with imagination. Ray Bradbury
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If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read, you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way. Ray Bradbury
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I used to take my short stories to girls' homes and read them to them. Can you imagine the reaction reading a short story to a girl instead of pawing her? Ray Bradbury
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My goal is to entertain myself and others. Ray Bradbury
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This is the emotional thing, you see - you must galvanize people, so they want to be completely alive and live forever, or the next thing to it. And out of that comes art, then, and survival through emotion. Ray Bradbury
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My stories run up and bite me in the leg - I respond by writing them down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off. Ray Bradbury
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Evil has only the power we give it. Ray Bradbury
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From now on I hope Always to stay Alert, to educate myself as best I can. But lacking this, in Future I will relaxedly turn back to my secret mind to see what it has observed when I thought I was sitting this one out. We never sit anything out. Ray Bradbury
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Life should be touched, not strangled. Ray Bradbury
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Mysteries abound where most we seek for answers. Ray Bradbury
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If you can't read and write you can't think. Your thoughts are dispersed if you don't know how to read and write. You've got to be able to look at your thoughts on paper and discover what a fool you were. Ray Bradbury
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I have something to fight for and live for; that makes me a better killer. I've got what amounts to a religion , now . Ray Bradbury
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The gods had gone away, and the ritual of the religion continued senselessly, uselessly. Ray Bradbury
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I'll hold on to the world tight some day. I've got one finger on it now; that's a beginning. Ray Bradbury
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There's no use going to school unless your final destination is the library. Ray Bradbury
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A stranger is shot in the street, you hardly move to help. But if, half an hour before, you spent just ten minutes with the fellow and knew a little about him and his family, you might just jump in front of his killer and try to stop it. Really knowing is good. Not knowing, or refusing to know is bad, or amoral, at least. You can't act if you don't know. Ray Bradbury
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Acting without knowing takes you right off the cliff. Ray Bradbury
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Dad," said Will, his voice very faint. "Are you a good person?" "To you and your mother, yes, I try. But no man's a hero to himself. I've lived with me a lifetime, Will. I know everything worth knowing about myself-" "And, adding it all up...?" "The sum? As they come and go, and I mostly sit very still and tight, yes, I'm all right. Ray Bradbury
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Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way. Ray Bradbury
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That country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars, sub-cellars, coal-bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun. That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts. Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like rain. Ray Bradbury
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A book is a loaded gun in the house next door...Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man? Ray Bradbury
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In your reading, find books to improve your color sense, your sense of shape and size in the world. Ray Bradbury
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To everything there is a season. Yes. A time to break down, and a time to build up. Yes. A time to keep silence and a time to speak. Yes. Ray Bradbury
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Love is easy, and I love writing. Ray Bradbury
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Time was a film run backward. Suns fled and ten million moons fled after them. Ray Bradbury
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Remember, the firemen are rarely necessary. The public itself stopped reading of its own accord. Ray Bradbury
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The library is the biggest cracker box factory in the world. The more you eat, the more you want. Ray Bradbury
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Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you're doomed. Ray Bradbury
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I've learned that by doing things, things get done Ray Bradbury
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I don't believe in being serious about anything. I think life is too serious to be taken seriously. Ray Bradbury
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There is no future for e-books, because they are not books. E-books smell like burned fuel. Ray Bradbury
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I want your loves to be multiple. I don't want you to be a snob about anything. Anything you love, you do it. Ray Bradbury
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The rockets set the bony meadows afire, turned rock to lava, turned wood to charcoal, transmuted water to steam, made sand and silica into green glass which lay like shattered mirrors reflecting the invasion, all about. The rockets came like drums, beating in the night. The rockets came like locusts, swarming and settling in blooms of rosy smoke. Ray Bradbury
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You don't question Providence. If you can't have the reality, a dream is just as good. Ray Bradbury
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From the outer edge of his life, looking back, there was only one remorse, and that was only that he wished to go on living. Ray Bradbury
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Don't talk about it; write. Ray Bradbury
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The women in my life have all been librarians, English teachers, or booksellers. If they couldn't speak pidgin Tolstoy, articulate Henry James, or give me directions to Usher and Ox, it was no go. I have always longed for education, and pillow talk's the best. Ray Bradbury
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I don't think about what I do. I do it. That's Buddhism. I jump off the cliff and build my wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
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You've been put on the world to love the act of being alive. Ray Bradbury
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I started writing every day. I never stopped. Ray Bradbury
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Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. Ray Bradbury
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Heaven is a house with porch lights. Ray Bradbury
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Everything is generated through your own will power. You don't have to do anything you don't want to do. This is a democracy. You go where you want to go and do what you want to do. Ray Bradbury
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