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Ray Bradbury
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We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now. Ray Bradbury
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When I was born in 1920, the auto was only 20 years old. Radio didn't exist. TV didn't exist. I was born at just the right time to write about all of these things. Ray Bradbury
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I got started as an actor when I was 12. Ray Bradbury
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I don't control my writing - it controls me. Ray Bradbury
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Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall. Ray Bradbury
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Video games are a waste of time for men with nothing else to do. Real brains don't do that. Ray Bradbury
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I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it. Ray Bradbury
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It's not going to do any good to land on Mars if we're stupid. 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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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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Sunsets are loved because they vanish. Flowers are loved because they go. The dogs of the field and the cats of the kitchen are loved because soon they must depart. These are not the sole reasons, but at the heart of morning welcomes and afternoon laughters is the promise of farewell. In the gray muzzle of an old dog we see goodbye. In the tired face of an old friend we read long journeys beyond returns. Ray Bradbury
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You're not like the others. I've seen a few; I know. When I talk, you look at me. When I said something about the moon, you looked at the moon. Ray Bradbury
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Time is so strange and life is twice as strange. You must promise me not to live to be too old, William. It if is at all convenient, die before you're fifty. It my take a bit of doing. But I advise this is simply because there is no telling when another Helen Loomis might be born. It would be dreadful, wouldn't it, if you lived on to be very very old and some afternoon in 1999 walked down Main street and saw me standing there, aged twenty-one, and the whole thing out of balance again? 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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We need our Arts to teach us how to breathe Ray Bradbury
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Poetry expands the senses and keeps them in prime condition. It keeps you aware of your nose, your eye, your ear, your tongue, your hand. Ray Bradbury
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The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen. Ray Bradbury
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You can write a short story in two hours. Two hours a day, you have a novel in a year Ray Bradbury
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The only good writing is intuitive writing. It would be a big bore if you knew where it was going. It has to be exciting, instantaneous and it has to be a surprise. Then it all comes blurting out and it's beautiful. I"ve had a sign by my typewriter for 25 years now which reads, "DON"T THINK!" 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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Through lack of education, we're not teaching kids to read and write. So there is the danger that you raise up a generation of morons. Ray Bradbury
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The ability to fantasize is the ability to survive, and the ability to fantasize is the ability to grow Ray Bradbury
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I wake up in the morning and I lie in bed, and it's the time I call "the theater of morning." All these thoughts run around in my head, between my ears when I'm waking up. It's not a dream state, but it's not completely awake either. So all these metaphors run around and then I pick one and I get out of bed and I do it. I'm very lucky. Ray Bradbury
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I love the musical form of books. It's a different way of doing things, it's very beautiful. You're able to sing things instead of saying them. So what the heck - why not do them? Ray Bradbury
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Do what you love, don't do anything else. Ray Bradbury
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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. Ray Bradbury
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First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down. 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 ca' act if you do' know. Ray Bradbury
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Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself... Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done, and people who make fun of science fiction writers don't know what they're talking about. Ray Bradbury
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Out of the nursery into the college and back into the nursery; there's your intellectual pattern for the past five centuries or more. Ray Bradbury
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But we do need a breather. We do need knowledge. And perhaps in a thousand years we might pick smaller cliffs to jump off. The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are. They"re Caesar's praetorian guard, whispering as the parade roars down the avenue, "Remember, Caesar, thou art mortal." Most of us ca' rush around, talk to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we have' time, money or that many friends. The things you're looking for, Montag, are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see ninety-nine per cent of them is in a book. Ray Bradbury
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Sandwich outdoors is' a sandwich anymore. Tastes different than indoors, notice? Got more spice. Tastes like mint and pinesap. Does wonders for the appetite. Ray Bradbury
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Do' try to write a novel. Write short stories and then figure out how to connect them. Ray Bradbury
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You don't organize metaphors . . . you explode them. Ray Bradbury
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You have to learn to take rejection not as an indication of personal failing but as a wrong address. Ray Bradbury
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You ca' learn to write in college. It's a very bad place for writers because the teachers always think they know more than you do-and they do'. They have prejudices. Ray Bradbury
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I love you and I forgive you. I am like you and you are like me. I love all people. I love the world. I love creating. Everything in our life should be based on love. 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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I can write faster on a typewriter than you can on a computer. I do 120 words a minute, and you can't do that on a computer. Ray Bradbury
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I have four daughters and eight grandchildren. My soul lives on in them. That's immortality. That's the only immortality I care about. Ray Bradbury
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Montag, you're looking at a coward. I saw the way things were going, a long time back. I said nothing. I'm one of the innocents who could have spoken up and out when no one would listen to the guilty, but I did not speak and thus became guilty myself. Ray Bradbury
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Beware, Charlie, old men only lie in wait for people to ask them to talk. Then they rattle on like a rusty elevator wheezing up a shaft. Ray Bradbury
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You are the jailer and the jailed, You the impaler and the one that your own Million-fleshed self in dreams by night do hold in thrall and now at noon must kill. Ray Bradbury
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We should back on the moon right now. And we should be going off to Mars immediately. Ray Bradbury
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Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. Ray Bradbury
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I can work anywhere. Ray Bradbury
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