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Michael Crichton - Quotes

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Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. ---->>>

We all live every day in virtual environments, defined by our ideas. ---->>>

Readers probably haven't heard much about it yet, but they will. Quantum technology turns ordinary reality upside down.

Readers probably haven't heard much about it yet, but they will. Quantum technology turns ordinary reality upside down.

I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.

I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.

Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled. ---->>>

In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought. ---->>>

They are focused on whether they can do something. They never think whether they should do something. ---->>>

The American media produce a product of very poor quality. Its information is not reliable, it has too much chrome and glitz, its doors rattle, it breaks down almost immediately, and it's sold without warranty. It's flashy, but it's basically junk. ---->>>

It's not easy to cut through a human head with a hacksaw. ---->>>

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood. ---->>>

Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had. ---->>>

I want a news service that tells me what no one knows but is true nonetheless. ---->>>

The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-23, 1942
Birthplace:
Die: 11-04, 2008
Occupation: Author
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John Michael Crichton (; October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American best-selling author, screenwriter, film director and producer best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction and thriller genres. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and many have been adapted into films. In 1994, Crichton became the only creative artist ever to have works simultaneously charting at No. 1 in U.S. television (ER), film (Jurassic Park), and book sales (Disclosure). His literary works are usually within the action genre and heavily feature technology. His novels epitomize the techno-thriller genre of literature, often exploring technology and failures of human interaction with it, especially resulting in catastrophes with biotechnology. Many of his future history novels have medical or scientific underpinnings, reflecting his medical training and science background. He wrote, among other works, The Andromeda Strain (1969); Congo (1980); Sphere (1987); Travels (1988); Jurassic Park (1990); Rising Sun (1992); Disclosure (1994); The Lost World (1995); Airframe (1996); Timeline (1999); Prey (2002); State of Fear (2004); Next (2006), the final book published before his death; Pirate Latitudes (2009), an action adventure novel concerning 17th-century piracy in the Caribbean; Micro, an unfinished techno-thriller which was published in November 2011; and Dragon Teeth, a historical novel set during the "Bone Wars", published worldwide in May 2017.(wikipedia)