Frank Herbert Quotes

If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. Frank Herbert

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. Frank Herbert (from Dune)

A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. Frank Herbert (from Dune)

One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is. Frank Herbert

Journalism is the entertainment business. Frank Herbert

Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. Frank Herbert