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 Brian Aldiss - “I am a writer and always was being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity.”
 Brian Aldiss - “Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.”
 Brian Aldiss - “Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.”
 Brian Aldiss - “Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can. The process is analogous to using sandbags and loose timbers to protect a house against flood. Writers are vulnerable creatures like anyone else. For what do they have in reality Not sandbags, not timbers. Just a flimsy reputation and a name.”
 Brian Aldiss - “I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.”
 Brian Aldiss - “Keep violence in the mind where it belongs”
 Brian Aldiss - “It is comparatively easy to become a writer staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter.”
 Brian Aldiss - “Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.”
 Brian Aldiss - “When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.”
 Brian Wilson Aldiss - “Why had I become a writer in the first place Because I wasn't fit for society I didn't fit into the system.”
 Brian Wilson Aldiss - “Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.”
 Brian Wilson Aldiss - “Fantasy is literature for teenagers.”
 Brian Wilson Aldiss - “Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.”
 Brian Wilson Aldiss - “When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay.”