„When I won the Booker Prize, I said that it was nice to see a work of art winning this prize and I've never been forgiven for that. When you get a prize, you're suppose to be humble. Somebody was interviewing me and said, 'This is a great day for Ireland'. I said, 'Why? Ireland didn't do it, I did it.' I wasn't forgiven for that either. I don't wear the green jersey and I don't hobnob with Michael D in the Park, although I quite like Michael D.“

Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

Virginia Satir photo
Jim Butcher photo
Publicidade
Quentin Crisp photo
Rachel Caine photo
Richard Feynman photo

„I don't like honors. … I've already got the prize: the prize is the pleasure of finding the thing out, the kick in the discovery, the observation that other people use it. Those are the real things.“

— Richard Feynman American theoretical physicist 1918 - 1988
p. 82, from interview in "The Pleasure of Finding Things Out" (1981): video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEwUwWh5Xs4&t=24m55s

Kate Beckinsale photo
Terry Pratchett photo
Bai Juyi photo
Publicidade
Ray Bradbury photo
Bill Gates photo
John Banville photo
Michael Jackson photo
Publicidade
Brian Andreas photo
Sylvia Plath photo
William Gibson photo

„Wonderful", the Flatline said, "I never did like to do anything simple when I could do it ass-backwards.“

— William Gibson American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and founder of the cyberpunk subgenre 1948

Alan Bennett photo
Próximo