"But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard writing blind on computers. The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow, I'm so terribly slow using it."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Jack Vance on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Jack Vance on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Jack Vance on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Jack Vance on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Jack Vance on Bill Gates
"I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do."
"Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful."
"I don't read other science fiction. I don't read any at all."
"But Roy Rockwood, it was science fiction for the sake of science fiction."
"Right now I'm so old that if I had a big gush of money, I don't know what I'd do with it. I don't travel anymore. I don't need anything, don't want anything. I'd give it to my son, I guess, and let him enjoy it."