Poul Anderson Quotes

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated. Poul Anderson

We’re mortal – which is to say, we’re ignorant, stupid, and sinful – but those are only handicaps. Our pride is that nevertheless, now and then, we do our best. A few times we succeed. What more dare we ask for? Poul Anderson

Society is tradition and order and reverence, not a series of cheap bargains between selfish interests. Poul Anderson

I think the first duty of all art, including fiction of any kind, is to entertain. That is to say, to hold interest. No matter how worthy the message of something , if it’s dull, you’re just not communicating. Poul Anderson