Quotation Explorer - 'Gene Wolfe'

Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
The castle? The monster? The man of learning? I only just thought of it. Surely you know that just as the momentous events of the past cast their shadows down the ages, so now, when the sun is drawing toward the dark,our own shadows race into the past to trouble mankind's dreams. - Gene Wolfe
It was earliest morning, when even small trees cast long shadows and scarlet foxes trot denward through the dew like flecks of fire. - Gene Wolfe
It seems to me that you can almost define civilization by saying it's people who are not willing to hurt other people because the other people are different. - Gene Wolfe
Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle science fiction. - Gene Wolfe
My definition of good literature is that which can be read by an educated reader, and reread with increased pleasure. - Gene Wolfe
For no man lives long when his dreams are dead - Gene Wolfe
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