Michael Swanwick’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Michael Swanwick Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“The bureaucrat fell from the sky.”
― Michael Swanwick, Stations of the Tide

 “My colleague and I are journalists. … Not of the muckraking variety, I hasten to assure you! Corruption is a necessary and time-honored concomitant of any functioning government, which we support wholeheartedly.”
― Michael Swanwick, Rogues

“Art should be beautiful, not ugly. It should be uplifting and redemptive. Art reassures us that life is good and that, however bad things may look at the moment, everything works out for the best in the end.”
― Michael Swanwick, Chasing the Phoenix

 “I forget if it was the Mathematician of Alexandria who said that geometry is beauty laid bare or the Father of Relativity who made the claim for physics,” Darger said. “She is, in either case, ravishing.”
― Michael Swanwick, Chasing the Phoenix

 “This book is dedicated to all good teachers everywhere, most particularly those of the William Levering School and Central High School in Philadelphia, to whom more is owed than can ever be repaid.”
― Michael Swanwick, Bones of the Earth

 “So that, logically, in the brief time allotted to us, we should be as kind to one another as is humanly possible and face the harsh facts of reality without fear or flinching.”
― Michael Swanwick, Chasing the Phoenix

“The mechanism thus created periodically acts out post-modern notions of cosmology and then deconstructs itself. It has met with great admiration and no little puzzlement.”
― Michael Swanwick, A Geography of Unknown Lands

 “Perfection is death,’ Anastasia said. ‘The world is imperfect, but if it weren’t, who would love it?”
― Michael Swanwick

“Writing is a matter of finding the appropriate balance of dinosaurs and sodomy.”
― Michael Swanwick

“The privacy laws are paramount. They come before even common sense…”
― Michael Swanwick

10 Famous Quotes by Author Michael Swanwick

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Michael Swanwick, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Michael Swanwick.  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 Michael Swanwick. 

One Final Bonus – Michael Swanwick Quote 

“A hippogriff flew past, trailing laughter. It came so close to Will that he could smell its scent, a pungent mixture of horse sweat and milky pin-feathers, and feel the wind from its wings. Its rider’s hair streamed out behind her like a red banner. Will stared up at her, awestruck. The young woman in the saddle was all grace and athleticism. She wore green slacks with matching soft leather boots and, above a golden swatch of abdomen, a halter top of the same green color. She was glorious. The rider glanced casually down and to the side and saw Will gawking. She drew back on the reins so that her beast reared up and for an instant seemed to stall in midair. Then she took the reins between her teeth and with one hand yanked down her halter top, exposing her breasts. With the other hand, she flipped him the finger. Then, jeering, she seized the reins again, pulled up her top, and was gone. Will could not breathe. It was as if this stranger had taken a two-by-four to his heart. All in an instant, he was hers.”

― Michael Swanwick, The Dragons of Babel

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