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10+ quotes from Time Is the Simplest Thing by Clifford D. Simak

Quotes from Time Is the Simplest Thing

Clifford D. Simak ·  191 pages

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“For it was authority that turned men suspicious and stern-faced. Authority and responsibility which made them not themselves, but a sort of corporate body that tried to think as a corporate body rather than a person.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“Whatever doubt might rise, he knew that he was right. But the rightness was an intellectual rightness and the doubt emotional.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“Has it ever occurred to you that business as you think of it may have outlived its usefulness? Business has made its contribution and the world moves on. Business is just another dodo. . . .”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“We have fallen on hard times of the spirit, with many of the people more concerned with fear of evil than contemplation of the good.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“And that day the cultural god of science had shone a bit less brightly, had died a little in the people's minds.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“The pendulum had swung too far, as always, and now was swinging back, and the horror of intolerance had been loosed upon the land.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“Squatted beside the fire, with the warmth of it upon his face and hands, he felt a smug contentment that seemed strangely out of place--the contentment of a man who had reduced his needs to the strictly basic--and with the contentment came a full-bodied confidence that was just as out of place.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“But the bars that held you, the bars that kept you in were the luxury and soft living. It is hard to walk out on a thing like that”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“He sat there thinking of Man's capacity for the wiping out of species--sometimes in hate or fear, at other times for the simple love of gain.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


“I trade with you my mind.”
― Clifford D. Simak, quote from Time Is the Simplest Thing


About the author

Clifford D. Simak
Born place: in Millville, Wisconsin, The United States
Born date August 3, 1904
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