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Brian Aldiss Quotes

Quotes by Brian Aldiss - (7 quotes)

Brian Aldiss - From the Artists category:

That's the artist's role - to strike out always for something new, to break away, to defy, to... grapple with the unfamiliar. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Children category:

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them; they show us the state of our decay. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Creativity category:

Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Imagination category:

I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Sleep category:

It's at night, when perhaps we should be dreaming, that the mind is most clear, that we are most able to hold all our life in the palm of our skull. I don't know if anyone has ever pointed out that great attraction of insomnia before, but it is so; the night seems to release a little more of our vast backward inheritance of instincts and feelings; as with the dawn, a little honey is allowed to ooze between the lips of the sandwich, a little of the stuff of dreams to drip into the waking mind. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Windows category:

- Outside 1955...
The house was a rambling affair. It had few windows, and such as there were did not open, were unbreakable and admitted no light. (Brian Aldiss)

Brian Aldiss - From the Writing category:

Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can... Writers are vulnerable creatures like anyone else. For what do they have in reality? Not sandbags, not timbers. Just a flimsy reputation and a name. (Brian Aldiss)