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Piers Anthony

Datum narození: 6. srpen 1934

Piers Anthony je anglický-americký spisovatel ve sci-fi a žánry fantazie.

„Přišla ke mně Smrt, které nebyl můj osud lhostejný…“ Inkarnace nesmrtelnosti - Na bledém oři

„Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that's courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.“ Castle Roogna

„One thing you who had secure or happy childhoods should understand about those of us who did not. We who control our feelings, who avoid conflicts at all costs, or seem to seek them. Who are hypersensitive, self-critical, compulsive, workaholic, and above all survivors. We are not that way from perversity, and we cannot just relax and let it go. We’ve learned to cope in ways you never had to.“

„I think it's a shame that something as creative and vital to the nature of the human species as story-telling is largely controlled by the soulless cretins known as publishers.“

„When you steal from the library, you are preventing anyone else from reading that book, and the very notion makes me want to drop you in the Void.“ Golem in the Gears

„One day you'll discover that the opinions of worthless people are worthless.“ A Spell for Chameleon

„Happy children do not seem to grow up to be writers.“

„Adults had the notion that juveniles needed to suffer. Only when they had suffered enough to wipe out most of their naturally joyous spirits and innocence were they staid enough to be considered mature. An adult was essentially a broken-down child.“ Centaur Aisle

„Every person professes to love good and hate evil, but in his actions his real preferences emerges.“ Bearing an Hourglass

„For our stories are not yet finished, and perhaps will never be.“ Crewel Lye

„But one must go where one's road leads, even when it's a distressing road.“ Crewel Lye

„Never thought I'd see the day when Death was denied. That leaves taxes as the only certainty.“

„Decent folk had to let indecent folk do their thing; that was the paradox of decency.“ On a Pale Horse

„Be what you are; it is better that way.
Heaven Cent

„People talk-- they sneer at escapism. Well, there are those of us who need it.“

„She looked around. "Oh, I've just got to hug somebody! You!" And she hugged Puck, the little ghost horse. "And you." She hugged Pook, and Peek, and even the nose of the moat monster. "But not you," she decided, encountering the zombie.“ Crewel Lye

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