Five Carl Sagan Quotes That Will Make You Happy You’re a Writer

Scientist, educator, philosopher, writer. Carl Sagan’s life and work continue to inspire us.

Having a hard day? Finding it difficult to get words on the page? Here are five quotes from Carl Sagan that will brighten any writer’s day.

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Sitting in a room and making stuff up? It’s your job. Your imagination is taking you places!

 

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…and the reality is, you’ve got to get some chapters written.

 

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I love how Carl lapses into second-person here. As if maybe he, himself, isn’t quite human? But he’s captured the essential nature of humans: we need to live together, and we need the stories that teach us how.

 

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You have an obligation to future generations. Start working that magic!

 

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So let’s go discover it in a book.

 

About the author: Alex Kourvo writes short stories under her own name and near-future thrillers under the pen name M.H. Mead She hopes to write billions and billions of words in her lifetime.

 

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