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Philip K. Dick Quote: “It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.”

It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.

— Philip K. Dick



Philip K. Dick Quote: “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “There exists, for everyone, a sentence – a series of words – that has the power to destroy you. Another sentence exists, another series of words, that could heal you. If you’re lucky you will get the second, but you can be certain of getting the first.”

There exists, for everyone, a sentence – a series of words – that has the power to destroy you. Another sentence exists, another series of words, that could heal you. If you’re lucky you will get the second, but you can be certain of getting the first.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use them.”

The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use them.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give.”

The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “If you think this Universe is bad, you should see some of the others.”

If you think this Universe is bad, you should see some of the others.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “I’m not much but I’m all I have.”

I’m not much but I’m all I have.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.”

Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The problem with introspection is that it has no end.”

The problem with introspection is that it has no end.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Reality is just a point of view.”

Reality is just a point of view.

— Philip K. Dick



Philip K. Dick Quote: “Truth, she thought. As terrible as death. But harder to find.”

Truth, she thought. As terrible as death. But harder to find.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “A man is an angel that has gone deranged.”

A man is an angel that has gone deranged.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “When you are crazy you learn to keep quiet.”

When you are crazy you learn to keep quiet.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “A weird time in which we are alive. We can travel anywhere we want, even to other planets. And for what? To sit day after day, declining in morale and hope.”

A weird time in which we are alive. We can travel anywhere we want, even to other planets. And for what? To sit day after day, declining in morale and hope.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.”

Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Where there’s dope, there’s hope!”

Where there’s dope, there’s hope!

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “A lot can be said for the infinite mercies of God, but the smarts of a good pharmacist, when you get down to it, is worth more.”

A lot can be said for the infinite mercies of God, but the smarts of a good pharmacist, when you get down to it, is worth more.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “I’m tired and I want to rest; I want to get out of this and go lie down somewhere, off where it’s dark and no one speaks. Forever.”

I’m tired and I want to rest; I want to get out of this and go lie down somewhere, off where it’s dark and no one speaks. Forever.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The bird is gone, and in what meadow does it now sing?”

The bird is gone, and in what meadow does it now sing?

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can’t talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful.”

Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can’t talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful.

— Philip K. Dick



Philip K. Dick Quote: “What constitutes the authentic human being?”

What constitutes the authentic human being?

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The Empire is the institution, the codification, of derangement; it is insane and imposes its insanity on us by violence, since its nature is a violent one.”

The Empire is the institution, the codification, of derangement; it is insane and imposes its insanity on us by violence, since its nature is a violent one.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Everything in life is just for a while.”

Everything in life is just for a while.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.”

Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “My schedule for today lists a six-hour self-accusatory depression.”

My schedule for today lists a six-hour self-accusatory depression.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “In a society of criminals, the innocent man goes to jail.”

In a society of criminals, the innocent man goes to jail.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the horrible possibility that something terribly funny will happen.”

It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the horrible possibility that something terribly funny will happen.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “When two people dream the same dream, it ceases to be an illusion.”

When two people dream the same dream, it ceases to be an illusion.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The frogs hopping indoors agree that we are on a prison planet. They themselves are frog criminals that were convicted of doing frog crimes.”

The frogs hopping indoors agree that we are on a prison planet. They themselves are frog criminals that were convicted of doing frog crimes.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.”

This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “How much of what we call ‘reality’ is actually out there or rather within our own head?”

How much of what we call ‘reality’ is actually out there or rather within our own head?

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy. If you’re afraid you don’t commit yourself to life completely; fear makes you always, always hold something back. You shouldn’t be alone. It’s killing you; it’s undermining you. All the time, every day, you should be somewhere with people.”

Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy. If you’re afraid you don’t commit yourself to life completely; fear makes you always, always hold something back. You shouldn’t be alone. It’s killing you; it’s undermining you. All the time, every day, you should be somewhere with people.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Reality denied comes back to haunt.”

Reality denied comes back to haunt.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “I guess that’s the story of life: what you most fear never happens, but what you most yearn for never happens either. This is the difference between life and fiction. I suppose it’s a good trade-off. But I’m not sure.”

I guess that’s the story of life: what you most fear never happens, but what you most yearn for never happens either. This is the difference between life and fiction. I suppose it’s a good trade-off. But I’m not sure.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.”

There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “No structure, even an artificial one, enjoys the process of entropy. It is the ultimate fate of everything, and everything resists it.”

No structure, even an artificial one, enjoys the process of entropy. It is the ultimate fate of everything, and everything resists it.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “I’m a strange person. Sometimes I hardly know what I’m going to do or say next. Sometimes I seem a stranger to myself. Sometimes what I do surprises me and I can’t understand why I do it.”

I’m a strange person. Sometimes I hardly know what I’m going to do or say next. Sometimes I seem a stranger to myself. Sometimes what I do surprises me and I can’t understand why I do it.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The person I am now, compared with the person in the dream, has been baffled and defeated and only supposes he enjoys a full life. In the dreams, I see what a full life really consists of, and it is not what I really have.”

The person I am now, compared with the person in the dream, has been baffled and defeated and only supposes he enjoys a full life. In the dreams, I see what a full life really consists of, and it is not what I really have.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Perhaps if you know you are insane then you are not insane. Or you are becoming sane, finally.”

Perhaps if you know you are insane then you are not insane. Or you are becoming sane, finally.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “I’d like to see you move up to the goat class, where I think you belong.”

I’d like to see you move up to the goat class, where I think you belong.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “The church of my choice is the free, open world.”

The church of my choice is the free, open world.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Maybe each human being lives in a unique world, a private world, a world different from those inhabited and experienced by all other humans.”

Maybe each human being lives in a unique world, a private world, a world different from those inhabited and experienced by all other humans.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Writing is a lonely way of life. You shut yourself up in your study and work and work.”

Writing is a lonely way of life. You shut yourself up in your study and work and work.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “That is the artist’s job: take mineral rock from dark silent earth, transform it into shining light-reflecting form from sky.”

That is the artist’s job: take mineral rock from dark silent earth, transform it into shining light-reflecting form from sky.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “There are no private lives. This a most important aspect of modern life. One of the biggest transformations we have seen in our society is the diminution of the sphere of the private. We must reasonably now all regard the fact that there are no secrets and nothing is private. Everything is public.”

There are no private lives. This a most important aspect of modern life. One of the biggest transformations we have seen in our society is the diminution of the sphere of the private. We must reasonably now all regard the fact that there are no secrets and nothing is private. Everything is public.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Emigrate or Degenerate.”

Emigrate or Degenerate.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “Fish cannot carry guns.”

Fish cannot carry guns.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “It’s easy to win. Anybody can win.”

It’s easy to win. Anybody can win.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “To live is to be haunted.”

To live is to be haunted.

— Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick Quote: “What is possible and what is not possible is not objectively known but is, rather, a subjective belief on the part of the author and of the reader.”

What is possible and what is not possible is not objectively known but is, rather, a subjective belief on the part of the author and of the reader.

— Philip K. Dick

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