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Iain Banks

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To want more was not just childish, but cowardly, and somehow constpatory too. Death was change; it led to new chances, new vacancies, new niches and opportunities; it was not all loss.

— Iain Banks

#fiction #gothic #levis #change

You need to read more science fiction. Nobody who reads science fiction comes out with this crap about the end of history

— Iain Banks

#reading #sci-fi #science

- "They speak very well of you". - "They speak very well of everybody." - "That so bad?" - "Yes. It means you can´t trust them.

— Iain Banks

#cynical #dialogue #paranoid #cynicism

I just think people overvalue argument because they like to hear themselves talk.

— Iain Banks


I think the easiest people to fool are ourselves. Fooling ourselves may even be a necessary precondition for fooling others.

— Iain Banks


One of your American professors said that to study religion was merely to know the mind of man, but if one truly wanted to know the mind of God, you must study physics.

— Iain Banks


Experience as well as common sense indicated that the most reliable method of avoiding self-extinction was not to equip oneself with the means to accomplish it in the first place.

— Iain Banks


Hey, Wrobik; cheer up, yeah? You're going to shoot down a fucking starship. It'll be an experience.

— Iain Banks


Yes of course I know it's all a dream. Isn't everything?

— Iain Banks


As a writer, you get to play, you get alter time, you get to come up with the smart lines and the clever comebacks you wish you'd thought of.

— Iain Banks

#clever #come #comebacks #get #lines

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Banks moved to London and lived in the south of England until 1988 when he returned to Scotland living in Edinburgh and then Fife. In April 2012 Banks became the "Acting Honorary Non-Executive Figurehead President Elect pro tem (trainee)" of the Science Fiction Book Club based in London England. G.

In 2008 The Times named Banks in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Banks including the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies. Iain Banks (born on 16 February 1954) is a Scottish writer.

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