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Cool & famous Quotes by : Ray Bradbury

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You grow ravenous. You run fevers. You know exhilarations. You can't sleep at night, because your beast-creature ideas want out and turn you in your bed. It is a grand way to live.

Ray Bradbury

The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.

Ray Bradbury

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.

Ray Bradbury

Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.

Ray Bradbury

His library was a fine dark place bricked with books, so anything could happen there and always did. All you had to do was pull a book from the shelf and open it and suddenly the darkness was not so dark anymore.

Ray Bradbury

It doesn't matter what you do...so long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that's like you after you take your hands away.

Ray Bradbury

We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.

Ray Bradbury

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.

Ray Bradbury

The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.

Ray Bradbury

Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.

Ray Bradbury

The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are.

Ray Bradbury

The sun burnt every day. It burnt time.

Ray Bradbury

But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up around them. It can't last.

Ray Bradbury

Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.

Ray Bradbury

Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't "try" to do things. You simply "must" do things.

Ray Bradbury

Why is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?""Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.

Ray Bradbury

Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.

Ray Bradbury

There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.

Ray Bradbury

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.

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.

Ray Bradbury

A good night sleep, or a ten minute bawl, or a pint of chocolate ice cream, or all three together, is good medicine.

Ray Bradbury

First you jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.

Ray Bradbury

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