Brian Aldiss - Quotes

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Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem. ---->>>

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts. ---->>>

I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth. ---->>>

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta. ---->>>

Keep violence in the mind where it belongs. ---->>>

I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity. ---->>>

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults. ---->>>

It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter. ---->>>

Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 08-18, 1925
Occupation: Writer

Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE (; born 18 August 1925) is an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s. Greatly influenced by science fiction pioneer H. G. Wells, Aldiss is a vice-president of the international H. G. Wells Society. He is also (formerly with the late Harry Harrison) co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. Aldiss was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 2000 and inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2004. He has received two Hugo Awards, one Nebula Award, and one John W. Campbell Memorial Award. He wrote the short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" (1969), the basis for the Stanley Kubrick-developed Steven Spielberg film A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Aldiss was associated with the British New Wave of science fiction.(wikipedia)