Greg Egan’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Greg Egan Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“It all adds up to normality.”
― Greg Egan

 “I want to end my life like a human being: in Intensive Care, high on morphine, surrounded by cripplingly expensive doctors and brutal, relentless life-support machines. Then the corpse can go into orbit—preferably around the sun. I don’t care how much it costs, just so long as I don’t end up party of any fucking natural cycle: carbon, phosphorus, nitrogen. Gaia, I divorce thee. Go suck the nutrients out of someone else, you grasping bitch.”
― Greg Egan, Axiomatic

“Fleshers used to spin fantasies about aliens arriving to ‘conquer’ Earth, to steal their ‘precious’ physical resources, to wipe them out for fear of ‘competition’…as if a species capable of making the journey wouldn’t have had the power, or the wit, or the imagination, to rid itself of obsolete biological imperatives. Conquering the Galaxy is what bacteria with spaceships would do – knowing no better, having no choice.”
― Greg Egan

 “Mathematics catalogues everything that is not self-contradictory; within that vast inventory, physics is an island of structures rich enough to contain their own beholders.”
― Greg Egan, Oceanic

 “Order my life. I’m nothing without you: fragments of time, fragments of words, fragments of feelings. Make sense of me. Make me whole.”
― Greg Egan, Permutation City

 “I said, ‘The truth is whatever you can get away with.’ ‘No, that’s journalism. The truth is whatever you can’t escape.”
― Greg Egan, Distress

“How does it feel to be seven thousand years old?”
“That depends.”
“On what?”
“On how I want to feel.”
― Greg Egan, Permutation City

 “Is a stranger in a crowd less than human, just because you can’t witness her inner life?”
― Greg Egan, Permutation City

“All we can ever know about are the portraits of each other inside our own skulls.”
― Greg Egan, Axiomatic

“Death never gave meaning to life: it was always the other way round.”
― Greg Egan, Oceanic

10 Famous Quotes by Author Greg Egan

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

One Final Bonus – Greg Egan Quote 

“It was almost noon when the plane touched down at the Triad airport on the outskirts of Greensboro. There was a hire car waiting for me; I waved my notepad at the dashboard to transmit my profile, then waited as the seating and controls rearranged themselves slightly, piezoelectric actuators humming. As I started to reverse out of the parking bay, the stereo began a soothing improvisation, flashing up a deadpan title: Music for Leaving Airports 11 June 2008.”
― Greg Egan

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