Frank Herbert, Dune

US science fiction novelist (1920 - 1986)

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Fear is the mind killerRate it:
Absolute power is the power to destroy.Rate it:
All governments eventually lean further and further towards aristocracy.Rate it:
Beaurocracy destroys initiative.Rate it:
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.Rate it:
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.Rate it:
Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaces by vague ritual.Rate it:
Humans live best when each has a place to stand, when each knows where he belongs in the scheme of things and what he may achieve. Destroy the place and you destroy the person.Rate it:
Humans live best when each has his place, when each knows where he belongs in the scheme of things. Destroy the place and destroy the person.Rate it:
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future.Rate it:
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.Rate it:
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty.Rate it:
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?Rate it:
Truth is subject to too much analysis.Rate it:

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