dan simmons Quotes

Life is brutal that way... the loss of irrecoverable moments amid trivia and distraction.

- Dan Simmons

So many important things pass quickly without being understood at the time. So many powerful moments are buried beneath the absurd

- Dan Simmons

In such seconds of decision entire futures are made

- Dan Simmons

I loved you backward and forward in time. I loved you beyond boundaries of time and space.

- Dan Simmons, Endymion

Writing, I'm convinced, should be a subversive activity - frowned on by the authorities - and not one cooed over and praised beyond common sense by some teacher.

- Dan Simmons

It was as if they had climbed the last hill in creation.

- Dan Simmons

Who are you, Hockenberry, to thwart Fate and defy the Will of the Gods?I am me, Thomas Hockenberry. I am fed up with these power-addled thugs who call themselves gods.

- Dan Simmons

I loved almost everything about being a teacher, but I was an unusual teacher.

- Dan Simmons

As Ummon and the other Masters teach, it explains why the giraffe evolved a long neck but never why the other animals did not. It explains why humankind evolved to intelligence, but not why the tree near the front gate refused to.

- Dan Simmons

To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow.

- Dan Simmons

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.