Frederik Pohl’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Frederik Pohl Quotes 

Frederik Pohl, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Frederik Pohl 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 Frederik Pohl’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Frederik Pohl made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“What were we doing here? Traveling hundreds or thousands of light-years, to break our hearts?”
― Frederik Pohl, Gateway

 “I was worried about sex,” he went on. “But you know what, Sulie? It’s like being told I can’t have any caviar for the next couple years. I don’t even like caviar. And when you come right down to it, I don’t want sex right now. I supposed you punched that into the computer? ‘Cut down sex drive, increase euphoria’? Anyway, it finally penetrated my little brain that I was just making trouble for myself, worrying about whether I could get along without something I really didn’t want. It’s a reflection of what I think other people think I should want.”
― Frederik Pohl, Man Plus

“I perceived quite early that I was a reader, and most of the people I came into contact with were not. It made a barrier. What they wanted to talk about were things they had eaten, touched, or done. What I wanted to talk about was what I had read.”
― Frederik Pohl, The Way the Future Was: A Memoir

 “The robots came bearing a gift and the name of it was “Plenty.”
Plenty is a habit-forming drug. You do not cut the dosage down. You kick it if you can; you stop the dose entirely. But the convulsions that follow may wreck the body entirely.”
― Frederik Pohl, The Midas Plague

 “That’s really what SF is all about, you know: the big reality that pervades the real world we live in: the reality of change. Science fiction is the very literature of change. In fact, it is the only such literature we have.”
― Frederik Pohl

 “Anyway, that’s what life is, just one learning experience after another, and when you’re through with all the learning experiences you graduate and what you get for a diploma is, you die.”
― Frederik Pohl, Gateway

“You asked me, ‘Do you call this living?” And I answer: Yes, it is exactly what I call living. And in my best hypothetical sense, I envy it very much.”
― Frederik Pohl, Gateway

 “They were two lovely choices. One of them meant giving up every chance of a decent life forever…and the other one scared me out of my mind.”
― Frederik Pohl, Gateway

“On this day I want to tell you about, which will be about a thousand years from now, there were a boy, a girl and a love story.”
― Frederik Pohl, The Best of Frederik Pohl

“A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.”
― Frederik Pohl

10 Famous Quotes by Author Frederik Pohl

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Frederik Pohl quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Frederik Pohl quote below and sharing our favourite 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 Frederik Pohl. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Frederik Pohl quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Frederik Pohl Quote 

“When you spend weeks on end close to another person, so close that you know every hiccough, every smell and every scratch on the skin, you either come out of it hating each other or so deep in each other’s gut that you can’t find a way out. Klara and I were both. Our little love affair had turned into a Siamese-twin relationship. There wasn’t any romance in it. There wasn’t room enough between us for romance to occur. And yet I knew every inch of Klara, every pore, and every thought, far better than I’d known my own mother. And in the same way: from the womb out. I was surrounded by Klara”
― Frederik pohl, Gateway

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