John C. Wright Quotes

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John C. Wright quotes: The first kind builds character. You cannot grow without this kind of problem, any more than you can build muscles without exercise. The first kind builds character. You cannot grow without this kind of problem, any more than you can build muscles without exercise.
John C. Wright quotes: Even a prison the size of a universe is still a prison. And it is every prisoner's duty to escape. Even a prison the size of a universe is still a prison. And it is every prisoner's duty to escape.
John C. Wright quotes: Euryphaean, and the music of an instrument called a pianoforte, infinite resistance coil and the sanity glass, and all the inventions that sprang from Euryphaean, and the music of an instrument called a pianoforte, infinite resistance coil and the sanity glass, and all the inventions that sprang from
John C. Wright quotes: Son, different rules apply during the End of the World. I did not know what to say to that. Son, different rules apply during the End of the World. I did not know what to say to that.
John C. Wright quotes: When power is the only coin, they said, you have nothing left to sell but your soul. When power is the only coin, they said, you have nothing left to sell but your soul.
John C. Wright quotes: What if they found a trapdoor out of this dead universe? A hole? A black hole? A place where the tyranny of time and space couldn't reach? What if they found a trapdoor out of this dead universe? A hole? A black hole? A place where the tyranny of time and space couldn't reach?
John C. Wright quotes: The first kind of problems are the ones life sends upon you to test you, to make you humble or make you longsuffering, or whatever you may need. The first kind of problems are the ones life sends upon you to test you, to make you humble or make you longsuffering, or whatever you may need.
John C. Wright quotes: Pain has a funny way of focusing the mind. Only what hurts matters. Pain has a funny way of focusing the mind. Only what hurts matters.
John C. Wright quotes: Penny was a very pretty, witty and brave girl, as bold as a Marine platoon storming Iwo Jima. Penny was a very pretty, witty and brave girl, as bold as a Marine platoon storming Iwo Jima.
John C. Wright quotes: Truth does not become more or less true, whether those who know it are many or few. Truth does not become more or less true, whether those who know it are many or few.
John C. Wright quotes: I can't wait to get my memory back. It sounds like I am a really cool person I can't wait to get my memory back. It sounds like I am a really cool person
John C. Wright quotes: Truth destroys the worst in man; pleasure destroys the best. If you love truth more than happiness, then open; otherwise, let rest." His Truth destroys the worst in man; pleasure destroys the best. If you love truth more than happiness, then open; otherwise, let rest." His
John C. Wright quotes: Being told that he was immune to flattery was the nicest thing he had heard someone say about him in a long time. Being told that he was immune to flattery was the nicest thing he had heard someone say about him in a long time.
John C. Wright quotes: Human nature, for better or worse, always eventually comes to the fore again. And human nature likes and needs stories that are stories. Human nature, for better or worse, always eventually comes to the fore again. And human nature likes and needs stories that are stories.
John C. Wright quotes: That's not fair! You can't talk back to the Tales! They are all we have! That's not fair! You can't talk back to the Tales! They are all we have!
John C. Wright quotes: The future did not arrive. The future did not arrive.
John C. Wright quotes: In my story I do not deal in Absolute Evil. I do not think there is such a thing, since that is Zero. - The Letters of J. R. R. In my story I do not deal in Absolute Evil. I do not think there is such a thing, since that is Zero. - The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, no. 183
John C. Wright quotes: Humanity one chooses. Men who choose inhumanity are merely upright beasts. Humanity one chooses. Men who choose inhumanity are merely upright beasts.
John C. Wright quotes: If Vulcans had a church, they'd be Catholics. If Vulcans had a church, they'd be Catholics.
John C. Wright quotes: Vows are powerful things," he said. "They set things in motion. Vows are powerful things," he said. "They set things in motion.