Damon Knight Quote
In Search of Wonder: Essays on Modern Science Fiction. Advent Publishers. 1956. pp. page 1. ISBN 0911682074.
“There are only a few images that are not forced to provide meaning, or have to go through the filter of a specific idea.”
Photography, or the Writing of Light (2000)
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
Born: September 19, 1922
Died: April 15, 2002 (aged 79)
Occupation: Author, editor, critic
Bio: Damon Francis Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan. His forte was short stories and he is widely acknowledged as having been a master of the genre.
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