Frases de Daniel Keyes

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Daniel Keyes

Fecha de nacimiento: 9. Agosto 1927
Fecha de muerte: 15. Junio 2014

Daniel Keyes [1]​ fue un psicólogo y escritor estadounidense universalmente conocido por su relato Flores para Algernon, que luego convirtió en la novela del mismo título que ganó el premio Nébula en 1966. Wikipedia

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Frases Daniel Keyes

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„Its easy to make frends if you let pepul laff at you.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Fuente: Flowers for Algernon

„Thank God for books and music and things I can think about.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Fuente: Flowers for Algernon

„Intelligence alone doesn't mean a damned thing.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Contexto: Intelligence alone doesn't mean a damned thing. Here in your university, intelligence, education, knowledge, have all become great idols. But I know now there's one thing you've all overlooked: intelligence and education that hasn't been tempered by human affection isn't worth a damn.

„It's amazing the way things, apparently disconnected, hang together.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Contexto: My most absorbing interests at the present time are etymologies of ancient languages, the newer works on the calculus of variations, and Hindu history. It's amazing the way things, apparently disconnected, hang together.

„Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Contexto: Don't misunderstand me," I said. "Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love. This is something else I've discovered for myself very recently. I present it to you as a hypothesis: Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis. And I say that the mind absorbed in and involved in itself as a self-centered end, to the exclusion of human relationships, can only lead to violence and pain.

„I am not only a thing, but also a way of being“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

one of many ways — and knowing the paths I have followed and the ones left to take will help me understand what I am becoming.
Flowers for Algernon (1966)

„You've got to find the answer inside you — feel the right thing to do.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Contexto: The answer can't be found in books — or be solved by bringing it to other people. Not unless you want to remain a child all your life. You've got to find the answer inside you — feel the right thing to do.

„Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (1966)
Contexto: Don't misunderstand me," I said. "Intelligence is one of the greatest human gifts. But all too often a search for knowledge drives out the search for love. This is something else I've discovered for myself very recently. I present it to you as a hypothesis: Intelligence without the ability to give and receive affection leads to mental and moral breakdown, to neurosis, and possibly even psychosis. And I say that the mind absorbed in and involved in itself as a self-centered end, to the exclusion of human relationships, can only lead to violence and pain.

„I am afraid. Not of life, or death, or nothingness, but of wasting it as if I had never been.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Fuente: Flowers for Algernon (1966)

„Punctuation, is? fun!“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Fuente: Flowers for Algernon

„A child may not know how to feed itself, or what to eat, yet it knows hunger.“

—  Daniel Keyes, libro Flores para Algernon

Fuente: Flowers for Algernon (1966)

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