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Joan D. Vinge Quotes: What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time.
         

What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time.


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And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.

And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.



In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.



Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it.

Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it.



The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight.

The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight.



Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.

Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.



For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever.

For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever.



Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.

Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.



Archaeology is the anthropology of the past, and science fiction is the anthropology of the future.

Archaeology is the anthropology of the past, and science fiction is the anthropology of the future.



Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.

Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.



But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.

But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.





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Reality is wrong. Dreams are for the real.

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for the real.



The best part of every author is in general to be found in his book I assure you.

The best part of every author is in general to be found in his book I assure you.



If our political leaders are to be always a lot of political merchants, they will supply any demand we may create. All we have to do is to establish a steady demand for good government.

If our political leaders are to be always a lot of political merchants, they will supply any demand we may create. All we have to do is to establish a steady demand for good government.



I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted that I just don't want to take the time away.

I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted that I just don't want to take the time away.



What's the point if you make something that's not you, and you're successful? You have to perform it the rest of your life.

What's the point if you make something that's not you, and you're successful? You have to perform it the rest of your life.



You're at the mercy of the editors' hands.

You're at the mercy of the editors' hands.



I never knew what was meant by choice of words. It was one word or none.

I never knew what was meant by choice of words. It was one word or none.



I've learned a lot about being in the public eye. I'm certainly handling things more maturely now, I'm not getting as scared as easily.

I've learned a lot about being in the public eye. I'm certainly handling things more maturely now, I'm not getting as scared as easily.



No observational problem will not be solved by more data.

No observational problem will not be solved by more data.



Interest has the security, though not the virtue of a principle. As the world goes, it is the surest side; for men daily leave both relations and religion to follow it.

Interest has the security, though not the virtue of a principle. As the world goes, it is the surest side; for men daily leave both relations and religion to follow it.




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