Quotes by Philip Jose Farmer

Human beings are part of nature. Anything they do is natural. It's impossible for anything in nature to do anything unnatural.

Philip Jose Farmer

Other Great Authors

The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.

James Arthur Baldwin

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.


Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.

Ayn Rand

It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.

Professor Edsger Dijkstra

Life lives, life dies. Life laughs, life cries. Life gives up and life tries. But life looks different through everyone's eyes.


The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid.

Art Spander »

Quoting the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce »

All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, because, in the words of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger in a landmark 1979 tax decision: "Where else are you going to read the paper? Outside? What if it rains?"

Dave Barry, Sweating Out Taxes »