Gene wolfe Quotes

A thousand ages in thy sight … Are like an...

A thousand ages in thy sight … Are like an evening gone; Short as the watch that ends the night … Before the rising sun. - Gene Wolfe
📅︎ Jun 05
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"A crowd is not the sum of the individuals who compose it. Rat...

"A crowd is not the sum of the individuals who compose it. Rather it is a species of animal, without language or real consciousness, born when they gather, dying when they depart." -Gene Wolfe
📅︎ Aug 11
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The world is filled half with evil and half with good. We can tilt it forward so...

The world is filled half with evil and half with good. We can tilt it forward so that more good runs into our minds, or back, so that more runs into this. But the quantities are the same, we change only their proportion here or there." -Gene Wolfe
📅︎ Aug 15
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"When a gift is deser...

"When a gift is deserved, it is not a gift but a payment." -Gene Wolfe
📅︎ Aug 08
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