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If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.


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It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
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Translation is entirely mysterious. Increasingly I have felt that the art of writing is itself translating, or more like translating than it is like anything else. What is the other text, the original I have no answer. I suppose it is the source, the deep sea where ideas swim, and one catches them in nets of words and swings them shining into the boat... where in this metaphor they die and get canned and eaten in sandwiches.
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He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral.
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It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music.
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I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
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My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
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