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Dr. Gary Westfahl, Arthur C. Clarke - Science Fiction Quotations_ From the Inner Mind to the Outer L

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SCI ENCE FI CTION QUOTATIONS From the Inner Mind to the Outer Limits edited by Gary Westfahl With a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke Yale 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 any form (beyond that copying permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law and except by reviewers for the public press), without written permission from the publishers. Designed by Mary Valencia Set in Minion type by Tseng Information Systems, Inc. Printed in the United States of America by Vail-Ballou Press Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits / edited by Gary 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 2005 808.83'876—dc22 2005003195 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
C ONTENTS Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv A Actions 1 Aliens 3 Alien Worlds 9 Ambition and Hope 13 Animals 15 Apocalypse 18 The Arts 24 Astronauts and Space Travelers 27 B Beauty 30 Belief 31 The Body 34 Books 36 Buildings and Architecture 38 Business and Economics 40 C Change 44 Children and Young People 47 Choice 50 Cities 52 Civilization and Barbarism 54 Class System 58 Clothing and Nudity 60 Communication and Speech 61 Communities 64 Computers 66 Cosmology and Eschatology 69 Courage and Cowardice 73 Cultures and Anthropology 75 D Darkness and Light 78 Death 80 Destiny 90 Dimensions 91 Dreams and Sleep 95 E Earth 100 Education 103 Emotions 107 Evil 110 Evolution 113 Exploration and Adventure 116 F Fear and Horror 121 Flying 124 Folly and Stupidity 125 Food and Drink 127 Freedom 130 Friendship 132 The Future 134
Contents G God 139 Gods and Demons 143 Governments 145 H Happiness and Sadness 150 Heroes and Superheroes 154 History 157 Humanity 163 Humor and Laughter 178 I Imagination and Ideas 180 Immortality 182 Impossibility 185 Individualism and Identity 186 Intelligence 189 J Justice 193 K Kindness 196 Knowledge and Information 198 L Language 204 Laws and Crimes 208 The Laws of Science Fiction 211 Life 215 Logic 221 Loneliness and Solitude 223 Love and Romance 226 M Machines and Technology 230 Madness and Sanity 234 Marriage 238 Mathematics 240 Media 241 Medicine and Disease 243 Memory 245 Money 247 Monsters 248 Morality 252 Mothers and Fathers 254 Music 256 N Nature 258 O Old Age 261 Overpopulation 263 P Pain and Suffering 265 Paradoxes 267 Paranoia 268 Perception and Vision 270 Plants 274 Politics 276 Power 279 Problems 283 Progress 285 Psychic Powers 291 Psychology 292 Q Questions and Answers 297 R Race Relations 300 Reality 302 Religion 306 vi
Contents Revolution and Rebellion 311 Roads and Automobiles 313 Robots, Androids, and Cyborgs 315 S Science 320 Science Fiction 323 Scientists 332 The Sea 335 Secrets and Mysteries 337 Sex 338 Space 340

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