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quote by Ray Bradbury: The average TV commercial of sixty seconds has one hundred and twenty half-second clips in it, or one-third of a second. We bombard people with sensation. That substitutes for thinking. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The average TV commercial of sixty seconds has one hundred and twenty half-second clips in it, or one-third of a second. We bombard people with sensation. That substitutes for thinking.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Let me make it clear. People die every day, psychologically speaking. Some part of them gets tired. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Let me make it clear. People die every day, psychologically speaking. Some part of them gets tired.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: The local TV news is the greatest danger in your life. It's all crap. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The local TV news is the greatest danger in your life. It's all crap.

--Ray Bradbury


quote by Ray Bradbury: How working for the wrong motives poisons our creativity and warps our ideas of success and failure. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

How working for the wrong motives poisons our creativity and warps our ideas of success and failure.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Work is the only answer. 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! with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Work is the only answer. 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



quote by Ray Bradbury: Don't write for money. Write because you love to do something. If you write for money, you won't write anything worth reading. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Don't write for money. Write because you love to do something. If you write for money, you won't write anything worth reading.

--Ray Bradbury


quote by Ray Bradbury: When I was a young writer if you went to a party and told somebody you were a science-fiction writer you would be insulted. They would call you Flash Gordon all evening, or Buck Rogers. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

When I was a young writer if you went to a party and told somebody you were a science-fiction writer you would be insulted. They would call you Flash Gordon all evening, or Buck Rogers.

--Ray Bradbury



quote by Ray Bradbury: That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Sandwich outdoors isn't a sandwich anymore. Tastes different than indoors, notice? Got more spice. Tastes like mint and pinesap. Does wonders for the appetite. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Sandwich outdoors isn't a sandwich anymore. Tastes different than indoors, notice? Got more spice. Tastes like mint and pinesap. Does wonders for the appetite.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: We're a free society; we've got television. We have radio. We have newspapers. We have the videocassette, which is coming into play. These are new freedoms. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

We're a free society; we've got television. We have radio. We have newspapers. We have the videocassette, which is coming into play. These are new freedoms.

--Ray Bradbury


quote by Ray Bradbury: There was a smell like a cut potato from all the land, raw and cold and white from having the moon on it most of the night. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

There was a smell like a cut potato from all the land, raw and cold and white from having the moon on it most of the night.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Anything that's strange is no good to the average American. If it doesn't have Chicago plumbing, it's nonsense. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Anything that's strange is no good to the average American. If it doesn't have Chicago plumbing, it's nonsense.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: We've got to reinvest in space travel.  We should have never left the moon. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

We've got to reinvest in space travel.  We should have never left the moon.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: The moon is a good, solid base to build a space travel organization in the community. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The moon is a good, solid base to build a space travel organization in the community.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: It is good to renew one's wonder, said the philosopher. Space travel has again made children of us all. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

It is good to renew one's wonder, said the philosopher. Space travel has again made children of us all.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Time was a film run backward. Suns fled and ten million moons fled after them. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Time was a film run backward. Suns fled and ten million moons fled after them.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: The sun burnt every day. It burnt time. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The sun burnt every day. It burnt time.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Shakespeare wrote Moby-Dick, using Melville as a Ouija board. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Shakespeare wrote Moby-Dick, using Melville as a Ouija board.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: But souls can't be sold. They can only be lost and never found again. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

But souls can't be sold. They can only be lost and never found again.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: You're insane!
I won't argue that point. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You're insane!
I won't argue that point.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: You have to learn to take rejection not as an indication of personal failing but as a wrong address. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You have to learn to take rejection not as an indication of personal failing but as a wrong address.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own
time,. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own
time,.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Beer's intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Beer's intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.

--Ray Bradbury




quote by Ray Bradbury: Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Libraries raised me. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Libraries raised me.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: I never went to college, so I went to the library. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

I never went to college, so I went to the library.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Too late, I found you can't wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Too late, I found you can't wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else.

--Ray Bradbury


quote by Ray Bradbury: The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Poverty made a sound like a wet cough in the shadows of the room. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Poverty made a sound like a wet cough in the shadows of the room.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: At least you were a fool about the right things. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

At least you were a fool about the right things.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: You must live feverishly in a library. Colleges are not going to do any good unless you are raised and live in a library everyday of your life. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You must live feverishly in a library. Colleges are not going to do any good unless you are raised and live in a library everyday of your life.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Ah, art! Ah, life! The pendulum swinging back and forth, from complex to simple, again to complex. From romantic to realistic, back to romantic. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Ah, art! Ah, life! The pendulum swinging back and forth, from complex to simple, again to complex. From romantic to realistic, back to romantic.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: I'm numb and I'm tired. Too much has happened today. I feel as if I'd been out in a pounding rain for forty-eight hours without an umbrella or a coat. I'm soaked to the skin with emotion. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

I'm numb and I'm tired. Too much has happened today. I feel as if I'd been out in a pounding rain for forty-eight hours without an umbrella or a coat. I'm soaked to the skin with emotion.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: She looked at the skull and laughed. Death is a good thing in Mexico; it is a thing to talk of at dinner, at breakfast, with or without a drink, with or without a smile. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

She looked at the skull and laughed. Death is a good thing in Mexico; it is a thing to talk of at dinner, at breakfast, with or without a drink, with or without a smile.

--Ray Bradbury



quote by Ray Bradbury: Ne govorim o stvarima, gospodine. Govorim o značenju stvari.
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Ne govorim o stvarima, gospodine. Govorim o značenju stvari.
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Books bombarded his shoulders, his arms, his upturned face. A book lit, almost obediently, like a white pigeon, in his hands, wings fluttering. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Books bombarded his shoulders, his arms, his upturned face. A book lit, almost obediently, like a white pigeon, in his hands, wings fluttering.

--Ray Bradbury



quote by Ray Bradbury: Do you notice how people hurt each other nowadays?
You sound so very old
Sometimes I'm ancient. I'm afraid of children my own age. They kill each other. Did it always used to be that way? with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Do you notice how people hurt each other nowadays?
You sound so very old
Sometimes I'm ancient. I'm afraid of children my own age. They kill each other. Did it always used to be that way?

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

I'm seventeen and I'm crazy.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: You must remember, burn them or they'll burn you. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You must remember, burn them or they'll burn you.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Montag wanted to fly near the sun and now that he's burnt his damn wings, he wonders why. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Montag wanted to fly near the sun and now that he's burnt his damn wings, he wonders why.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Happiness is important. Fun is everything. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Happiness is important. Fun is everything.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: You're afraid of making mistakes. Don't be. Mistakes can be profited by. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You're afraid of making mistakes. Don't be. Mistakes can be profited by.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: Fiction gives us empathy: It puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gift of seeing through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Fiction gives us empathy: It puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gift of seeing through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.

--Ray Bradbury




quote by Ray Bradbury: The woman knelt among the books, touching the drenched leather and cardboard, reading the gilt titles with her fingers while her eyes accused Montage.
You can't ever have my books, she said. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

The woman knelt among the books, touching the drenched leather and cardboard, reading the gilt titles with her fingers while her eyes accused Montage.
You can't ever have my books, she said.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: You can't ever have my books. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

You can't ever have my books.

--Ray Bradbury

quote by Ray Bradbury: So now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life. The comfortable people want only wax moon faces, poreless, hairless, expressionless. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

So now do you see why books are hated and feared? They show the pores in the face of life. The comfortable people want only wax moon faces, poreless, hairless, expressionless.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: 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. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

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
quote by Ray Bradbury: Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, 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. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, 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
quote by Ray Bradbury: Putting out the stars and extinguishing the sun. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

Putting out the stars and extinguishing the sun.

--Ray Bradbury
quote by Ray Bradbury: And besides, I like to cry. After I cry hard it's like it's morning again and I'm starting the day over. with background image: photo of author Ray Bradbury with quote

And besides, I like to cry. After I cry hard it's like it's morning again and I'm starting the day over.

--Ray Bradbury

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