Russell Hoban Quotes

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Russell Hoban quotes: Time's arrow, we are told, is a one-way thing ... Memory's arrow, like the needle of a compass too close to a lodestone, spins in all directions. Time's arrow, we are told, is a one-way thing ... Memory's arrow, like the needle of a compass too close to a lodestone, spins in all directions.
Russell Hoban quotes: The things that matter don't necessarily make sense. The things that matter don't necessarily make sense.
Russell Hoban quotes: There were times when it seemed the different parts of him where not all under the same management. There were times when it seemed the different parts of him where not all under the same management.
Russell Hoban quotes: Love me or I will kick you very hard. Love me or I will kick you very hard.
Russell Hoban quotes: Is there an existence that is only mine? Is there an existence that is only mine?
Russell Hoban quotes: Explorers have to be ready to die lost. Explorers have to be ready to die lost.
Russell Hoban quotes: Navigare necesse est. Vivere non est necesse.' I've Navigare necesse est. Vivere non est necesse.' I've
Russell Hoban quotes: Our woal life is a idear we dint think of nor we dont know what it is. Our woal life is a idear we dint think of nor we dont know what it is.
Russell Hoban quotes: When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system? When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?
Russell Hoban quotes: What I am is tired of jam. What I am
is tired of jam.
Russell Hoban quotes: Have you paused to consider that there is no way out? Each way out of one situation necessarily being the way into another situation. Have you paused to consider that there is no way out? Each way out of one situation necessarily being the way into another situation.
Russell Hoban quotes: We've tried the other way; we've tried making both things and people It, and we've seen the results. We've tried the other way; we've tried making both things and people It, and we've seen the results.
Russell Hoban quotes: Shamans wear bird costumes and they fly. Somehow they experience flying. Shamans wear bird costumes and they fly. Somehow they experience flying.
Russell Hoban quotes: I believe that most of us would like to be thought well of by horses. I believe that most of us would like to be thought well of by horses.
Russell Hoban quotes: A turtle doesn't have to decide every morning whether to keep on bothering, it just carries on. Maybe that's why man kills everything: envy. A turtle doesn't have to decide every morning whether to keep on bothering, it just carries on. Maybe that's why man kills everything: envy.
Russell Hoban quotes: Destiny is not to be trifled with. Do not commit the tragic error of satisfying present appetite at the cost of future fulfilment Destiny is not to be trifled with. Do not commit the tragic error of satisfying present appetite at the cost of future fulfilment
Russell Hoban quotes: Words have a life; without response they die. Words have a life; without response they die.
Russell Hoban quotes: We make fiction because we are fiction ... It lived us into being and it lives us still. We make fiction because we are fiction ... It lived us into being and it lives us still.
Russell Hoban quotes: If reality had a stage door I'd hang around there to see what comes out after the show. If reality had a stage door I'd hang around there to see what comes out after the show.
Russell Hoban quotes: More and more I'm aware that the permutations are not unlimited. More and more I'm aware that the permutations are not unlimited.
Russell Hoban quotes: But more and more I think that madness is the world's natural condition and to expect anything else is madness compounded. But more and more I think that madness is the world's natural condition and to expect anything else is madness compounded.
Russell Hoban quotes: O yes youwl want to think on that you dont want your mouf to walk you where your feet dont want to go. O yes youwl want to think on that you dont want your mouf to walk you where your feet dont want to go.
Russell Hoban quotes: But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself. But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
Russell Hoban quotes: Jachin-Boaz was at the age called middle life, but he did not believe that he had as many years ahead of him as he had behind him. Jachin-Boaz was at the age called middle life, but he did not believe that he had as many years ahead of him as he had behind him.
Russell Hoban quotes: Time's arrow points one way only. Even the moment just past cannot be returned to. Time's arrow points one way only. Even the moment just past cannot be returned to.
Russell Hoban quotes: Yes thats what I done you sorry sods I over the fents and off with the dogs... Yes thats what I done you sorry sods I over the fents and off with the dogs...
Russell Hoban quotes: It may happen to me at any time that everything will be just what it is, with no stories in anything. It may happen to me at any time that everything will be just what it is, with no stories in anything.
Russell Hoban quotes: Life is a process of one goneness after another. Life is a process of one goneness after another.
Russell Hoban quotes: The silence sat down with them like an invisible creature with its finger to its lips. The silence sat down with them like an invisible creature with its finger to its lips.