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time travel Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about time travel
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“Beyond these lifeless sounds the world was silent. Silent? It would be hard to convey the stillness of it. All the sounds of man, the bleating of sheep, the cries of birds, the hum of insects, the stir that makes the background of our lives – all that was over.”
H.G. Wells
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The Time Machine
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The Time Traveller
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“But to me the future is still black and blank – is a vast ignorance, lit at a few casual places by the memory of his story.”
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“Mr. Stott had warned him that he would not be able to change the past. He had explained that everything he did would be something that had already happened. Which meant that trying to convince his friends he was a time traveler would be a dead end. He had already failed! With less than an hour to burn, he had to make the most of his time.”
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“The immense distances to the stars and the galaxies mean that we see everything in space in the past--some as they were before the Earth came to be. Telescopes are time machines.”
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“Aye, I believe ye, Sassenach. But it would ha’ been a good deal easier if you’d only been a witch.”

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