Facts about A. E. van Vogt

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A. E. van Vogt was a famous Author from Canada, who lived between April 26, 1912 and January 26, 2000. He/she became 87 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by E. van Vogt.

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Famous quotes by A. E. van Vogt (15)


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"Well, first of all, going off with dianetics was based upon a thought of mine"
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"It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again"
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"I had casually rented an apartment that cost $75 a month because I expected my writing to pay my way"
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"I figure that that has a ten year cycle. At the end of that ten years, I began to get worried that I would run into what is known as the writer's block, the feeling of not being able to do these things"
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"You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living"
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"In a sense, there's a great truth to that, but, also I was a great reader"
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"I first read science fiction in the old British Chum annual when I was about 12 years old"
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"My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior"
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"Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children"
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"But, somewhere in there, I did have the thought that this really fits in with my thinking about what I wanted to do; with what has to be done by a writer in order to stay alive as a writer"
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"It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms of the usage of the English language"
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"The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts"
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"In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased that a story of mine had been honored. I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers and I was impressed with him"
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"Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result of many anxious awakenings during many nights"
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"I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories"


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