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When two people dream the same dream, it ceases to be an illusion.
Philip K. Dick (Lies, Inc, 1984)
I'm not much but I'm all I have.
Philip K. Dick (Martian Time-Slip, 1964)
The writer must offend people if he's going to be effective.
Philip K. Dick (Interview with Joe Vitale, 1978)
Everything in life is just for a while.
Philip K. Dick (A Scanner Darkly, 1977)
Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.
Philip K. Dick (What The Dead Men Say, 1964)
Music is the single thread making my life into a coherency.
Philip K. Dick (The Golden Man - Introduction, 1980)
In the center of an irrational universe governed by an irrational Mind stands rational man.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
My schedule for today lists a six-hour self-accusatory depression.
Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, 1968)
To live is to be hunted.
Philip K. Dick (Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, 1974)
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
Skill is a function of chance. It’s an intuitive best-use of chance situations.
Philip K. Dick (Solar Lottery, 1955)
It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate your own identity.
Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, 1968)
Fish cannot carry guns.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
Perhaps if you know you are insane then you are not insane.
Philip K. Dick (The Man in the High Castle, 1962)
The cries of the dead are terrible indeed; you should try not to hear them.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
The church of my choice is the free, open world.
Philip K. Dick (Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, 1974)
The unconscious is selective, when it learns what to listen for.
Philip K. Dick (A Scanner Darkly, 1977)
God is either powerless, stupid or he doesn't give a shit.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
Philip K. Dick (How To Build A Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later, 1978)
You must beware of seeing malice behind accidental injury.
Philip K. Dick (Clans of the Alphane Moon, 1964)
Dilemma of a civilized man; body mobilized but danger obscure.
Philip K. Dick (The Man in the High Castle, 1962)
No single thing abides; and all things are fucked up.
Philip K. Dick (The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, 1982)
Madness, like small fish, runs in hosts, in vast numbers of instances.
Philip K. Dick (The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, 1982)
Insanity - to have to construct a picture of one's life, by making inquiries of others.
Philip K. Dick (Martian Time-Slip, 1964)
We all lie to oursel ves; we tell our own selves more lies than we ever do other people.
Philip K. Dick (Counter-Clock World, 1967)
There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.
Philip K. Dick (VALIS, 1981)
Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.
Philip K. Dick (The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, 1982)
Our situation, the human situation, is, in the final analysis, neither grim nor meaningful but funny. The wisest people are the clowns.
Philip K. Dick (The Golden Man - Introduction, 1980)
That there is no perfect defense. There is no protection. Being alive means being exposed; it’s the nature of life to be hazardous - it’s the stuff of living.
Philip K. Dick (Clans of the Alphane Moon, 1964)
It sounds like they’re saying passive life is good, he thought. But there is no such thing as passive life. That’s a contradiction.
Philip K. Dick (A Scanner Darkly, 1977)
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Philip K. Dick Biography

Born: December 16, 1928
Died: March 2, 1982

Philip K. Dick was an American novelist and writer who specialized in science fiction. He is best known for his famous science fiction works. Many of which been adapted into movies after his death.

Notable Works
The Man in the High Castle (1962)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (1968)
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (1974)
A Scanner Darkly (1977)
VALIS (1981)
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer (1982)
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