Frank Herbert quotes

 quotes - The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand. Share

“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.”

— Frank Herbert

 quotes - The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience. Share

“The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.”

— Frank Herbert

 quotes - Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty. Share

“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty.”

— Frank Herbert

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“Truth is subject to too much analysis.”

— Frank Herbert

“The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future.”

— Frank Herbert

“The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.”

— Frank Herbert

“The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.”

— Frank Herbert

“There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.”

— Frank Herbert

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”

— Frank Herbert

“Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.”

— Frank Herbert

“Humans live best when each has his place, when each knows where he belongs in the scheme of things. Destroy the place and destroy the person.”

— Frank Herbert

“A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.”

— Frank Herbert
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