"I don't read other science fiction. I don't read any at all."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Jack Vance on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Jack Vance on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Jack Vance on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Jack Vance on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Jack Vance on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."