Stanislav Lem

Stanislav Lem

Polish writer, philosopher, writer, futurist, one of the classics of modern fiction
A writer should not run around with a mirror for his countrymen; he should tell his society and his times things no one ever thought before.More Stanislav Lem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A specialist is a barbarian whose ignorance is not well-rounded.More Stanislav Lem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are friends with whom we share neither interests nor any particular experiences, friends with whom we never correspond, whom we seldom meet and then only by chance, but whose existence nonetheless has for us a special if uncanny meaning. For me the Eiffel Tower is just such a friend, and not merely because it happens to be the symbol of a city, for Paris leaves me neither hot nor cold. I first became aware of this attachment of mine when reading in the paper about plans for its demolition, the mere thought of whiMore Stanislav Lem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Skepticism is like a microscope whose magnification is constantly increased: the sharp image that one begins with finally dissolves, because it is not possible to see ultimate things: their existence is only to be inferred.More Stanislav Lem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To torture a man you have to know his pleasures.More Stanislav Lem quotes [07/30/2011 05:07:20]

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