Quotation Explorer - 'J.G. Ballard'

I'm a strong opponent of all religious belief.(Conversations pg 96) - J.G. Ballard
These people were the first to master a new kind of late twentieth-century life. They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never disappointed. - J.G. Ballard
No one could have imagined the effects the Internet would have: …there’s a vast new intimacy and accidental poetry, not to mention the weirdest porn. The entire human experience seems to unveil itself like the surface of a new planet." JG Ballard, 2004 - J.G. Ballard
Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute. - J.G. Ballard
Sex × Technology = the Future. - J.G. Ballard
Art exists because reality is neither real nor significant. - J.G. Ballard
I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen. - J.G. Ballard
In the future, violence would clearly become a valuable form of social cement. - J.G. Ballard
The 90’s map the decades to come full of invisible technologies that will ‘sub-contract’ many of the functions of the central nervous system. - J.G. Ballard
The ultimate concept car will move so fast, even at rest, as to be invisible. - J.G. Ballard
Once it gets off the ground into space, all science fiction is fantasy. - J.G. Ballard
Unhappy parents teach you a lesson that lasts a lifetime. - J.G. Ballard
We have annexed the future into our present as merely one of those manifold alternatives open to us - J.G. Ballard
Maybe you are a poet and a dreamer, but don't you realize that those two species are extinct now? - J.G. Ballard
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