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The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.


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The quality of the will to power is, precisely, growth. Achievement is its cancellation. To be, the will to power must increase with each fulfillment, making the fulfillment only a step to a further one. The vaster the power gained the vaster the appetite for more.
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The creative adult is the child who has survived.
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To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
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If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.
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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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If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
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