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Frank Herbert Quotes: "Then, as his planet killed him, it occurred to Kynes that his father and all the other scientists were wrong, that the most persistent principles of the universe were accident and error."

Then, as his planet killed him, it occurred to Kynes that his father and all the other scientists were wrong, that the most persistent principles of the universe were accident and error.




Frank Herbert Quotes: "To accept a little death is worse than death itself."

To accept a little death is worse than death itself.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Democracy is susceptible to being led astray by having scapegoats paraded in front of the electorate. Get the rich, the greedy, the criminals, the stupid leader and so on ad nauseam."

Democracy is susceptible to being led astray by having scapegoats paraded in front of the electorate. Get the rich, the greedy, the criminals, the stupid leader and so on ad nauseam.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "There are many degrees of sight and many degrees of blindness. What senses do we lack that we cannot see another world all around us?"

There are many degrees of sight and many degrees of blindness. What senses do we lack that we cannot see another world all around us?




Frank Herbert Quotes: "Use the first moments in study. You may miss many an opportunity for quick victory in this way, but the moment the study are in insurance of success. Take your time and be sure."

Use the first moments in study. You may miss many an opportunity for quick victory in this way, but the moment the study are in insurance of success. Take your time and be sure.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect any who seek it."

Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect any who seek it.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "But it's well known that repression makes a religion flourish."

But it's well known that repression makes a religion flourish.




Frank Herbert Quotes: "You do not beg the sun for mercy.-Maud'dib's Travail from The Stilgar Commentary"

You do not beg the sun for mercy.-Maud'dib's Travail from The Stilgar Commentary



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Does a population have informed consent when that population is not taught the inner workings of its monetary system, and then is drawn, all unknowing, into economic adventures?"

Does a population have informed consent when that population is not taught the inner workings of its monetary system, and then is drawn, all unknowing, into economic adventures?



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The price we paid was the price men have always paid for achieving a paradise in this life--we went soft, we lost our edge."

The price we paid was the price men have always paid for achieving a paradise in this life--we went soft, we lost our edge.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "But one learns from books and reels only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things."

But one learns from books and reels only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Create or arouse such unbridled forces and you built carnal fantasies of enormous complexity. You could lead whole populations around by their desires, by their fantasy projections."

Create or arouse such unbridled forces and you built carnal fantasies of enormous complexity. You could lead whole populations around by their desires, by their fantasy projections.




Frank Herbert Quotes: "A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it."

A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "I must rule with eye and claw — as the hawk among lesser birds. - Duke Leto Atreides"

I must rule with eye and claw — as the hawk among lesser birds. - Duke Leto Atreides



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The Atreides are known to start late getting there growth."

The Atreides are known to start late getting there growth.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The hunter does not seek dead game."

The hunter does not seek dead game.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "He felt the inability to grieve as a terrible flaw."

He felt the inability to grieve as a terrible flaw.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The truth always carries the ambiguity of the words used to express it."

The truth always carries the ambiguity of the words used to express it.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "And loyalty is a valued commodity. It can be sold . . . not bought, but sold."

And loyalty is a valued commodity. It can be sold . . . not bought, but sold.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe."

Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "You have a nicety of awareness of the difference between a blade's edge and its tip."

You have a nicety of awareness of the difference between a blade's edge and its tip.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him."

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Delay is as dangerous as the wrong answer."

Delay is as dangerous as the wrong answer.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "When we encounter personal problems, those things most deeply personal are the most difficult to bring out for our logic to scan."

When we encounter personal problems, those things most deeply personal are the most difficult to bring out for our logic to scan.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "To exist is to stand out, away from the background, " The Preacher said. "You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence."

To exist is to stand out, away from the background, " The Preacher said. "You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion."

The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "When strangers meet, great allowances should be made for differences in custom and training."

When strangers meet, great allowances should be made for differences in custom and training.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "It doesn't follow that the riots mean permanent hostility toward him."

It doesn't follow that the riots mean permanent hostility toward him.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "My son will wear the title well, the Duke thought, and realized with a sudden chill that this was another death thought."

My son will wear the title well, the Duke thought, and realized with a sudden chill that this was another death thought.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible."

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "As long as my Duke remains unmarried some of the Great Houses can still hope for alliance."

As long as my Duke remains unmarried some of the Great Houses can still hope for alliance.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "We accept too damned many things on the explanations of people who could have good reasons for lying."

We accept too damned many things on the explanations of people who could have good reasons for lying.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "If you focus your awareness only upon your own rightness, then you invite the forces of opposition to overwhelm you."

If you focus your awareness only upon your own rightness, then you invite the forces of opposition to overwhelm you.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "They compose poems to their knives."

They compose poems to their knives.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "It could be a work of art among vendettas"

It could be a work of art among vendettas



Frank Herbert Quotes: "He uses the nice old words so rich in tradition to be sure I know he means it."

He uses the nice old words so rich in tradition to be sure I know he means it.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Wild Fremen said it well: "Four things cannot be hidden -- love, smoke, a pillar of fire and a man striding across the open bled."

Wild Fremen said it well: "Four things cannot be hidden -- love, smoke, a pillar of fire and a man striding across the open bled.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Since every individual is accountable ultimately to the self, the formation of that self demands our utmost care and attention."

Since every individual is accountable ultimately to the self, the formation of that self demands our utmost care and attention.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "There are proven ways to win the loyalty of tough, strong, ferocious men: play on the certain knowledge of their superiority, the mystique of secret covenant, the esprit of shared suffering."

There are proven ways to win the loyalty of tough, strong, ferocious men: play on the certain knowledge of their superiority, the mystique of secret covenant, the esprit of shared suffering.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty."

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "You see, gentlemen, they have something to die for. They've discovered they're a people. They're awakening."

You see, gentlemen, they have something to die for. They've discovered they're a people. They're awakening.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "One moment of incompetence can be fatal."

One moment of incompetence can be fatal.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "This wise man observed that wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery."

This wise man observed that wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Dangers lurk in all systems. Systems incorporate the unexamined beliefs of their creators. Adopt a system, accept its beliefs, and you help strengthen the resistance to change"

Dangers lurk in all systems. Systems incorporate the unexamined beliefs of their creators. Adopt a system, accept its beliefs, and you help strengthen the resistance to change



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent mutual regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it."

Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent mutual regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "One uses power by grasping it lightly. To grasp too strongly is to be taken over by power, and thus to become its victim."

One uses power by grasping it lightly. To grasp too strongly is to be taken over by power, and thus to become its victim.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action."

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "motivating people, forcing them to your will, gives you a cynical attitude toward humanity. It degrades everything it touches."

motivating people, forcing them to your will, gives you a cynical attitude toward humanity. It degrades everything it touches.



Frank Herbert Quotes: "Written words, if carefully laid down, represent the civilized ideal of reason."

Written words, if carefully laid down, represent the civilized ideal of reason.