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Ray Bradbury
(1920-2012) born on
Aug 22
US science-fiction writer. He is best known for SF stories combining social criticism, e.g., "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles."
         
   
F
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

R
Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't "try" to do things. You simply "must" do things.
A
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
N
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.
K
We are anthill men upon an anthill world.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Reader's Digest," Jan 1994.
R: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Simpson's Contemporary Quotations," by James B. Simpson, 1988.
K: In "The Peter Pyramid," by Laurence J. Peter.
   


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