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Ray Bradbury Quotes which are better Known in Youth to Not to Regret in Old Age

is death important no everything that happens before death is what counts Ray Bradbury in this Unforgettable quote Bradbury strikes another aspect of death while once again echoing his opinions about life when Bradbury was 12 he met a carnival magician who told him to live forever intrigued by the idea he began to write after all what better way to live forever than through the stories you tell your actions and your experiences throughout your life are what matter most and what makes you a better writer it emphasizes the importance of taking action and standing up for what is Right rather than simply watching events unfold the quotes encourages people to be active participants in shaping the world rather than passive Observers you've been put on the world to love the act of being alive we are cups constantly and quietly being filled the trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out don't think thinking is the enemy of creativity it self conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy you can't try to do things you simply must do things the science fiction luminary Ray Bradbury relied deeply on his intuitions and his imagination to compose lyrical prose he believed that creativity was obstructed by overthinking and intellectualizing we are impossibly an impossible universe I'm never going to Mars but I've helped Inspire thank goodness the people who built the rockets and set our photographic equipment off to Mars stuff your eyes with wonder he said live as you drop dead in 10 seconds see the world it's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories Fahrenheit 451 perhaps Ray Bradbury's most famous and well-known novel said in a dystopian society in which books are illegal and burn when discovered the novel tackles themes of state-based censorship and knowledge suppression but even amongst those heavy topics Bradbury still found ways to impart a key belief that runs throughout his entire bibliography seize the day and live your life jump and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel slideshows or gorillas when this occurs a pack of my dinosaurs and leave the room you must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you this simple piece of advice illuminates a fact that every writer must learn at some point you must love the work that love will sustain you through late nights to meet deadlines revisions criticisms obscurity creative blockages real life interruptions and all the other irritants that go hand in hand with writing we need not be let alone we need to be really bothered once in a while how long is it since you were really bothered about something important about something real if you hide your ignorance no one will hit you and you'll never learn I'm 17 and I'm crazy my uncle says the two always go together when people ask your age he said always say 17 and insane the magic is only in what books say how they Stitch the patches of the universe together into one garment for us the good writers touch life often the mediocre ones run a quick hand over her the bad ones rape her and leave her for the Flies your intuition knows what to write so get out of the way a book is a loaded gun in the house next door who knows who might be the target of the well-read man insanity is relative it depends on who has who locked in what cage a good night's sleep or a 10-minute ball or a pint of chocolate ice cream or all three together is good medicine oh God the terrible tyranny of the majority we all have our Harps to play and it's up to you to know which ear you'll listen there's no use going to school unless your final destination is the library anything you dream is fiction and anything you accomplish is science the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction without libraries what have we we have no past and no future I'll hold on to the world tight someday I've got one finger on it now that's a beginning that's the good part of dying when you've nothing to lose you run any risk you want you have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance we Earth men have a talent for running big beautiful things I have two rules in life to hell with it whatever it is and get your work done so few want to be Rebels anymore and out of those few most like myself scare easily the first thing you learn in life is you're a fool the last thing you learn in life is you're the same fool self-consciousness is the enemy of all art be it acting writing painting or living itself which is the greatest art of all the minute you get a religion you stop thinking believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas our civilization is flinging itself to pieces stand back from the centrifuge science is no more than an investigation of a miracle we can never explain and art is an interpretation of that miracle every morning I jump out of bed and step on a land mine the landmine is me after the explosion I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness that's the great secret of creativity you treat ideas like cats you make them follow you you grow ravenous you run fevers you know exhilarations you can't sleep at night because your beast creature ideas want out and turn you in your bed it is a grand way to live too late I've found you can't wait to become perfect you go out you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else write a short story every week it's not possible to write 52 bad stories it's not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row the books are to remind us what asses and fools we are teachers are to inspire Librarians are to fulfill I just want someone to hear what I have to say and maybe if I talk long enough it'll make sense you fail only if you stop writing and what you ask does writing teach us first and foremost it reminds us that we are alive and that it is a gift and privilege not a right those who don't build must burn but Souls can't be sold they can only be lost and never found again right don't think relax when you reach the Stars boy yes and live there forever all the fears will go and death himself will die I'm being ironic don't interrupt a man in the midst of being ironic it's not polite creativity is a continual surprise writing is supposed to be difficult agonizing a dreadful exercise a terrible occupation I like to watch people sometimes I ride the subway all day and look at them and listen to them I just want to figure out who they are and what they want and where they're going in your reading find books to improve your color sense your sense of shape and size in the world thank you for watching this video showcasing the Brilliance and wisdom of Ray Bradbury Bradbury's insights and quotes continue to inspire and challenge us reminding us of the power of imagination the importance of adaptability and the role of 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