Julian May’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Julian May Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Julian May, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Julian May you will find my Ten favourites of Julian May’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“There are often evolutionary parallels on the different worlds because creation tends to be economical.”
― Julian May, Orion Arm

 “Whatever we may do, excess will always keep its place in the heart of man, in the place where solitude is found. We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes and our ravages. But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and others. Rebellion, the secular will not to surrender . . . is still today at the basis of the struggle. Origin of form, source of real life, it keeps us always erect in the savage, formless movement of history. The Rebel, Albert Camus”
― Julian May, The Non Born King

“You have always been alone, always self-centered and fearful of opening yourself to other persons, for to do so is to risk rejection and pain. But it is a risk we are born to take, we humans. We cannot live alone, cannot find happiness or peace alone, cannot love alone. The person alone must always be fleeing, always searching. He flees from the loneliness without end. He searches, whether he will or not, for another who will fill his emptiness.”
― Julian May, The Many-Coloured Land

 “Its front porch had a beautiful view of the water and invisible screening to keep the jellybugs and stinkmoths at bay. I wove mats for the floors and painted sincere, klutzy seascapes for the walls. Piece by piece I assembled chef-quality cooking equipment, learned how to use it, and achieved a state of domestic competence that would have astounded my long-suffering ex-wife, Joanna.”
― Julian May, Orion Arm

 “They say nothing!” the little captain raged. “They only putrid gunner, ship engineer. I, Ba-Karkar, must speak for all!”

Ogu kicked him again. “Then ask what kind help Asahel wants, untranslatable epithet male. Or no more untranslatable for you! Never again in putrid boomer prison.”

Her husband gave a choked gasp. “Cruel female!”

“No more sex, either,” she added.”
― Julian May, Orion Arm

 “There’s a little known virtue called magnificence: an unostentatious liberality of expenditure in doing good. You would deny me the practice of it. Mierda! I should have left you on the comet.”
― Julian May, Perseus Spur

“When creativity is frustrated or warped, the effect upon the possessor and the environment can be appalling, because creativity’s flip side is destruction.”
― Julian May, Diamond Mask

 “What’s your usual gig?”

“Physical fitness coach. I find it rather humdrum. Your assignment will be a welcome break in the quotidian ennui.”
― Julian May, Perseus Spur

“Out to sea, the calm lagoon waters were darkening, while the comets overhead glowed brighter, omens in the gloaming.”
― Julian May, Perseus Spur

“Only those who are bereaved of all joy in this present world may take refuge in the shadows of the past.”
― Julian May, The Many-Coloured Land

10 Famous Quotes by Author Julian May

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Julian May, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Julian May.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Julian May. 

One Final Bonus – Julian May Quote 

“From space the little world looked like nothing much – perhaps a pitted and decaying pumpkin, dull orange-black in color, with a handful of tiny orbiting craft floating around it like fruit flies. Here and there amber lights shone out of craters in the surface. What seemed to be scores of deformed silver minnows nibbling the pumpkin rind – together with numbers of smaller noshmates – were actually huge transactinide carriers and lesser starships, either taking on fuel or docked nose-to-ground while their crews rested and recreated inside the not so heavenly body.

I have been told that the original Phlegethon of Greek mythology was a fiery river in Hades. Sheltok Concern owned a dozen or so similar way stations with brimstony names – Gehenna, Styx, Sheol, Tophet, Avernus, Niflheim, and the like – that served vessels bound to or fro the terrible R-class worlds where ultraheavy elements are mined.”

― Julian May, The Sagittarius Whorl

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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