Quotations by Poul Anderson

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Born: Thursday, November 25, 1926
Died: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 (74 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: American


I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when looked at in the right way did not become still more complicated.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Right)

I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Science, First, Harvest, Obvious, Stars, Writing)

In Harvest of Stars, there is this notion, not original with me of course, that it will become possible to download at least the basic aspects of a human personality into a machine program.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Harvest, Machine, Personality, Stars, Will)

We live with our archetypes, but can we live in them?
- Poul Anderson

What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Books, Force, Trying)







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