Ray bradbury Quotes

“But that’s the wonderful thing about man; he never gets so discouraged ...

“But that’s the wonderful thing about man; he never gets so discouraged or disgusted that he gives up doing it all over again, because he knows very well it is important and worth the doing.” - Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451)
📅︎ Mar 02
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"Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. L...

"Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it." —Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Nov 21
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Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thi...

Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore. - Ray Bradbury
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There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority ...

There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority afraid of the dark, afraid of the future, afraid of the past, afraid of the present, afraid of themselves and shadows of themselves ...Ray Bradbury
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Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you...

Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you accomplish is science, the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction. ...Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 10
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I don't like the kind of writer who's out to change the ...

I don't like the kind of writer who's out to change the world and beat up on people for their own good. Stalin did that and Hitler did that, and to hell with them. RAY BRADBURY
📅︎ Oct 04
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"You don't have to burn books to...

"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture, just get people to stop reading them." -Ray Bradbury
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"We won't ruin Mars," said the captain. "It's too bi...

"We won't ruin Mars," said the captain. "It's too big and too good." "You think not? We Earth Men have a talent for ruining big, beautiful things." - Ray Bradbury
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"We are an impossibi...

"We are an impossibility in an impossible universe." — Ray Bradbury
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"We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered ...

"We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?" — Ray Bradbury
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"I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the t...

"I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane." — Ray Bradbury
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“How do you get so ...

“How do you get so empty? Who takes it out of you?” —Ray Bradbury
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The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no l...

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no longer reading. ... You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. -Ray Bradbury, science-fiction writer (22 Aug 1920-2012)
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“I don’t need an a...

“I don’t need an alarm clock. My ideas wake me.” —Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Nov 15
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“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop de...

“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” ~ Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Nov 10
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You must stay drunk on...

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 10
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"I am not afraid of robots. I am afraid of people, people, people. I want...

"I am not afraid of robots. I am afraid of people, people, people. I want them to remain human. I can help keep them human with the wise and lovely use of books, films, robots, and my own mind, hands, and heart." -Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Aug 03
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"People ask me to predict th...

"People ask me to predict the Future, when all I want to do is prevent it." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jun 09
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“Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to ...

“Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world. I know, for I'm one of them.” -Ray Bradbury
📅︎ May 22
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"Insanity is relative. It ...

"Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 03
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“Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thi...

“Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.” ― Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jul 22
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You must stay drunk on...

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Sep 17
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"Learning to let go should be learne...

"Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Apr 25
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"We are an impossibi...

"We are an impossibility in an impossible universe." — Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jul 19
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"I have three rules to live by. One, get your work d...

"I have three rules to live by. One, get your work done. If that doesn't work, shut up and drink your gin. And when all else fails, run like hell!" - Ray Bradbury
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"Jump, and you will find...

"Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall" -Ray Bradbury
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Living at risk is jumping off...

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. -Ray Bradbury
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Living at risk is jumping off...

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
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Don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or l...

Don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library," Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were headed for shore."-Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Aug 02
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“Life is trying t...

“Life is trying things to see if they work” - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Aug 11
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There’s no point having w...

There’s no point having wishes if you don’t at least try to do them - Ray Bradbury
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“First of all, it was October, a...

“First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” ― Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes
📅︎ Oct 01
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"A book is a loaded gun ...

"A book is a loaded gun in the house next door." – Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
📅︎ May 09
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"Everything that hap...

"Everything that happens before Death is what counts" - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Aug 11
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"I'm not afraid of machines. I don't think the robots are taking...

"I'm not afraid of machines. I don't think the robots are taking over. I think the men who play with toys have taken over. And if we don't take the toys out of their hands, we're fools." -Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jan 05
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"But you can't make people listen. They have to come around ...

"But you can't make people listen. They have to come around in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up around them. It can't last" -Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
📅︎ Jun 11
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"Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thi...

"Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Mar 31
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"There are crimes worse tha...

"There are crimes worse than burning books. One of them is not reading." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Oct 16
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"There are worse crimes than...

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them." -Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Nov 21
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Life should be touched, not strangled. You...

Life should be touched, not strangled. You've got to relax, let it happen at times. And at others move forward with it. - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Nov 02
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"Don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine or l...

"Don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine or library. Do your own bit of saving. And if you drown, at least die knowing you were headed for shore." - Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
📅︎ May 20
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"The stars are yours, if you have the h...

"The stars are yours, if you have the head, the hands, and the heart for them." - Ray Bradbury (The Golden Apples of the Sun)
📅︎ Sep 07
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“Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, p...

“Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.” ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
📅︎ Dec 05
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"Science fiction is the fiction of ideas... As soon as you have an idea...

"Science fiction is the fiction of ideas... As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible. " Ray Bradbury
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"My stories run up and bite me in the leg — I respond b...

"My stories run up and bite me in the leg — I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off." - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jun 07
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"Living at risk is jumping of...

"Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down" Ray Bradbury
📅︎ May 30
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May you be in love every day for ...

May you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world. Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jun 11
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‎"I've often been accused of being too emotional and sentimental, but I believe in honest...

‎"I've often been accused of being too emotional and sentimental, but I believe in honest sentiment, and the need to purge ourselves at certain times, which is ancient. Men would live at least five or six more years and not have ulcers if they could cry better." Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Jun 07
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"You're afraid of making mistakes. Don't b...

"You're afraid of making mistakes. Don't be... If you hide your ignorance, no one will hit you and you'll never learn.” (Ray Bradbury)
📅︎ Mar 17
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"For what are we but books, and whe...

"For what are we but books, and when those are gone, nothing's to be seen." -The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Feb 23
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"We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered ...

"We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?" - Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 09
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