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Charles Sheffield

Fecha de nacimiento: 25. Junio 1935
Fecha de muerte: 2. Noviembre 2002

Charles Sheffield fue un físico y escritor de ciencia ficción británico.

Frases Charles Sheffield

„«La vida, si no es una gloriosa aventura, no es nada».“

—  Charles Sheffield

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„That’s a whole lot of ifs you got there.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

“True. But which would you prefer, Louis Nenda?” Atvar H’sial rose from her crouched position. “A substantial set of contingent possibilities, or a single unpleasant certainty?”
Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 32, “Escape Clause” (p. 385)

„You crazy? You’ve got me confused with a guy who cares about other people.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 30, “Stripping the Ship” (p. 368)

„When you had little or no information, it was unreasonable to have any expectations. But somehow you did, even if they were often wrong.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 20, “Tally on Down” (p. 246)

„Idle wishing for circumstances different from what you had was a waste of time.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 20, “Tally on Down” (p. 245)

„I do not like to concatenate implausibilities.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 16, “And Then There Were None” (p. 188)

„As you will one day discover, a leader is not a leader because of the way that he or she behaves. He is a leader only because of the way that he is treated by others.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 16, “And Then There Were None” (p. 187)

„When you have something to do, do it. When you have nothing to do, sleep.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Resurgence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Resurgence (2002), Chapter 4, “Sleepless in Miranda Port” (p. 33)

„Nothing in life produce a more powerful joy than a near miss by the Angel of Death.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 26 (p. 516)

„When a person was so consistently wrong, it was time to give up having opinions.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 23 (p. 488)

„One form of insanity bears the name curiosity.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 18 (p. 433)

„Trouble comes in a thousand different ways. Not usually anything you expect, either. That’s why it’s trouble.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 13 (p. 381)

„Science wasn’t a show-business talent, conducted in large halls and decided by audience applause.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 6 (p. 321)

„Theories were a dime a dozen. The partition that separated science and wishful thinking was evidence: observations and firm facts.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Convergence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Convergence (1997), Chapter 6 (p. 317)

„What I found was worse than diversity—it was insanity.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Transcendence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Transcendence (1992), Chapter 17 (p. 188)

„But no one, no matter how intelligent, could make good inferences from bad data.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Transcendence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Transcendence (1992), Chapter 11 (p. 126)

„If you win too easy, better ask what’s going on that you don’t know about.“

—  Charles Sheffield, libro Transcendence

Fuente: The Heritage Universe, Transcendence (1992), Chapter 11 (p. 125)

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