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SCIENCEFICTIONQUOTATIONSFrom the Inner Mind to the Outer Limitsedited byGary WestfahlWith a foreword byArthur C. ClarkeYale University Press / New Haven and London
Copyright © 2005 by Yale University.All rights reserved.This book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, including illustrations, in anyform (beyond that copying permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. CopyrightLaw and except by reviewers for the public press), without written permission fromthe publishers.Designed by Mary ValenciaSet in Minion type by Tseng Information Systems, Inc.Printed in the United States of America by Vail-Ballou PressLibrary of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataScience fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits / edited byGary Westfahl ; with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke.p.cm.Includes index.ISBN 0-300-10800-1 (paperback : alk. paper)1. Science fiction—Quotations, maxims, etc. I. Westfahl, Gary.PN6084.S34S35 2005808.83'876—dc222005003195A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of theCommittee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on LibraryResources.10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
CONTENTSForeword by Arthur C. ClarkeixAcknowledgmentsxiiiIntroductionxvAActions1Aliens3Alien Worlds9Ambition and Hope13Animals15Apocalypse18The Arts24Astronauts and Space Travelers27BBeauty30Belief31The Body34Books36Buildings and Architecture38Business and Economics40CChange44Children and Young People47Choice50Cities52Civilization and Barbarism54Class System58Clothing and Nudity60Communication and Speech61Communities64Computers66Cosmology and Eschatology69Courage and Cowardice73Cultures and Anthropology75DDarkness and Light78Death80Destiny90Dimensions91Dreams and Sleep95EEarth100Education103Emotions107Evil110Evolution113Exploration and Adventure116FFear and Horror121Flying124Folly and Stupidity125Food and Drink127Freedom130Friendship132The Future134
ContentsGGod139Gods and Demons143Governments145HHappiness and Sadness150Heroes and Superheroes154History157Humanity163Humor and Laughter178IImagination and Ideas180Immortality182Impossibility185Individualism and Identity186Intelligence189JJustice193KKindness196Knowledge and Information198LLanguage204Laws and Crimes208The Laws of Science Fiction211Life215Logic221Loneliness and Solitude223Love and Romance226MMachines and Technology230Madness and Sanity234Marriage238Mathematics240Media241Medicine and Disease243Memory245Money247Monsters248Morality252Mothers and Fathers254Music256NNature258OOld Age261Overpopulation263PPain and Suffering265Paradoxes267Paranoia268Perception and Vision270Plants274Politics276Power279Problems283Progress285Psychic Powers291Psychology292QQuestions and Answers297RRace Relations300Reality302Religion306vi
ContentsRevolution and Rebellion311Roads and Automobiles313Robots, Androids, and Cyborgs315SScience320Science Fiction323Scientists332The Sea335Secrets and Mysteries337Sex338Space340

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