The best Quotes by William Gibson

William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk. Beginning his writing career in the late 1970s, his early works were noir, near-future stories that explored the effects of technology, cybernetics, and computer networks on humans—a "combination of lowlife and high tech"—and helped to create an iconography for the information age before the ubiquity of the Internet in the 1990s.

The best Book Quotes

Time moves in one direction, memory in another.

Memories, TimeWilliam Gibson, Distrust That Particular Flavor
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For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms.

Children & Childhood, AgeWilliam Gibson
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The future is already here - it's just not evenly distributed.

Progress, GlobalizationWilliam Gibson, December 2003
 
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When the past is always with you, it may as well be present; and if it is present, it will be future as well.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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We have sealed ourselves away behind our money, growing inward, generating a seamless universe of self.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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Night City was like a deranged experiment in social Darwinism, designed by a bored researcher who kept one thumb permanently on the fast-forward button.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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Cliches became cliches for a reason; that they usually hold at least a modicum of truth, and the following cliche is truer than most: You can't know where you're going if you don't know where you've been.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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I guess Twitter is the first thing that has been attractive to me as social media. I never felt the least draw to Facebook or MySpace.

TwitterWilliam Gibson
 
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The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.

William Gibson in Neuromancer
 
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Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye.

Mind & Apprehension, LanguagesWilliam Gibson
 
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