Brian Aldiss

1925 -

A Quote by Brian Wilson Aldiss on fantasy and literature

Fantasy is literature for teenagers.

Brian Aldiss (1925 -)

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A Quote by Brian Wilson Aldiss on fiction, science, and scientists

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.

Brian Aldiss (1925 -)

Source: Penguin Science Fiction, Introduction.

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A Quote by Brian Wilson Aldiss on society

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Why had I become a writer in the first place? Because I wasn't fit for society; I didn't fit into the system.

Brian Aldiss (1925 -)

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A Quote by Brian Wilson Aldiss on children, hell, love, names, and society

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay.

Brian Aldiss (1925 -)

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A Quote by Brian Wilson Aldiss on civilization

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.

Brian Aldiss (1925 -)

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