Quotes from “God Emperor of Dune” by Frank Herbert
Trying to find rules for creation is like trying to separate mind from body.
In the view of Infinity, any defined long-term is short-term.
When denied an external enemy, the all-male army always turned against its own population. Always.
Knowledge does not suppress feelings.
We fear anything we do not control.
The mind imposes this framework which it calls ‘reality.’ That arbitrary framework has a tendency to be quite independent of what your senses report.
When you think you know something, that is a most perfect barrier against learning.
It became very clear to me that perception is in some way culturally conditioned and in different societies functions in different ways.
Never attempt to reason with people who know they are right.
You have the choice anyone has, die now or die later.
You don’t write for success. That takes part of your attention away from the writing. If you’re really doing it, that’s all you’re doing: writing.