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Six Memos For The Next Millennium Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Six Memos For The Next Millennium
  1. #1
    “Overambitious projects may be objectionable in many fields, but not in literature. Literature remains alive only if we set ourselves immeasurable goals, far beyond all hope of achievement.”
  2. #2
    “I will start out this evening with an assertion: fantasy is a place where it rains.”
  3. #3
    “I am a Saturn who dreams of being a Mercury, and everything I write reflects these two impulses.”
  4. #4
    “Who are we, who is each one of us, if not a combination of experiences, information, books we have read, things imagined? Each life is an encyclopedia, a library, an inventory of objects, a series of styles, and everything can be constantly shuffled and reordered in every way conceivable.”
  5. #5
    “Whenever humanity seems condemned to heaviness, I think I should fly like Perseus into a different space . . . I have to change my approach, look at the world from a different perspective, with a different logic and with fresh methods of cognition and verification.”
  6. #6
    “One should be light like a bird and not like a feather.”
  7. #7
    “Knowledge of the world means dissolving the solidity of the world.”