Best Quotes by Frank Herbert (Top 10)

  1. I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
  2. There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.
  3. Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
  4. Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
  5. The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.
  6. What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
  7. Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class — whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy."
  8. Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
  9. It is so shocking to find out how many people do not believe that they can learn, and how many more believe learning to be difficult.
  10. If wishes were fishes, we'd all cast nets.

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