Fred Saberhagen: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Fred Saberhagen Quotes 

Fred Saberhagen, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Fred Saberhagen quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Fred Saberhagen’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Fred Saberhagen made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Fred Saberhagen

Fred Saberhagen (1930-2007) is one of the most widely published authors in the field of speculative fiction. He is best known for writing the Berserker, Swords, and Dracula series of books. There are a number of myth-based fantasy novels that are less known, such as Books of the Gods. As well as writing a large number of non-series fantasy and science fiction novels, Fred also wrote a great number of short stories.

Born: May 18, 1930, Chicago, Illinois, The United States
Died: June 29, 2007
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Popular Quotes

“The universe is bad; and men are fools, never really all on the same side in any war.”
― Fred Saberhagen, Berserker

 “It had been fifteen years since Belam’s warning injunction, which Vincento himself had since managed almost to forget. Other scholars before and since had talked of the heliocentric hypothesis with impunity and had used it in their published calculations. But when the Defenders’ summons came, Vincento realized that he had bitterly antagonized men who were in high places and who never forgot anything.”
― Fred Saberhagen, Berserker Brother Assassin

“Really, it was my fickleness, I sometimes think, that they found unendurable. If I had restricted myself to only one of their sweet girls, and married her, and chewed her neck in private, I suppose I might, like any eccentric cousin, have been made almost welcome among family and friends in the circle of the hearth. But perhaps I misjudge what degree of eccentricity even an Englishman can
― Fred Saberhagen

 “The pendulum he really faced was that of choice. His mind could swing one way, tick, and meet in foresight the shame of swallowed truth and swallowed pride, all the humiliation of an enforced recanting. And if he swung his thoughts the other way, tock, there they confronted the breaking agony of the boot or the rack or the slower destruction in a buried cell.”
― Fred Saberhagen, Berserker Brother Assassin

 “The vision of Van Helsing as a vampire is one before which my imagination balks; this is doubtless only a shortcoming on my part; he may have been well fitted for the role, since as we have seen he had already the power, by means of speech, to cast his victims into a stupor.”
― Fred Saberhagen, The Dracula Tape

 “In stories, any number of imbeciles may be encountered, ready to deliberately insult strangers who are aiming deadly weapons at them. In real life, there are only a few folk so suicidally inclined.”
― Fred Saberhagen, The Holmes-Dracula File

“Farslayer howls across the world
For thy heart! For thy heart! who hast wronged me,
Vengeance is his who casts the Blade,
Yet he will, in the end, no triumph see.”
― Fred Saberhagen

 “it is my belief that most of any vampire’s really essential nourishment comes from some mysteriously penetrating emanation of the Sun.”
― Fred Saberhagen, The Holmes-Dracula File

“Who holds Wayfinder finds good roads,
Its master’s step is brisk;
The Sword of Wisdom lightens loads
But adds unto their risk.”
― Fred Saberhagen, The Complete Book of Swords

“But even the best luck is no good until it’s used, and we must find the right way to use it.”
― fred Saberhagen, The Second Book of Lost Swords: Sightblinder’s Story

10 Famous Quotes by Author Fred Saberhagen

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Fred Saberhagen quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Fred Saberhagen quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Fred Saberhagen. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Fred Saberhagen quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Fred Saberhagen Quote 

“Twice before in his life Nomis had tried to raise a storm. Only once had he been successful, and the persistent suspicion remained that on that occasion the storm might have come anyway. At the height of the gale there had persisted a shade of doubt, a feeling that the ordering of such forces was beyond his powers or those of any man. Doubtful as he was of present success, he persisted in the effort that had kept him almost sleepless on this secret rock for the past three days. Such was the fear and hatred he felt for the man he knew must now be crossing the sea toward him, coming with a new god and new advisers to assume the rule of this country called Queensland.”
― Fred Saberhagen, Berserker Brother Assassin

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