Quotes for 2020 44#

An on going series of a quote a day from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer: Not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them…

You’d almost think I planned it.. a quote from William Gibson yesterday, a quote from Bruce Sterling today…

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In case you missed yesterdays Bruce is the other writer of Cyberpunk who gets credited for the creation of that most wonderful of genre’s (or at least its name) Steampunk. For which the world, and Hannibal , and maybe come to that , thank him.

Its also worth noting that this quote, attributed to Sterling, is a slightly longer version of the quote attributed to Gibson. I’ve no idea which of  them said it first, (or at all) but as I put very careful research into these things I can say this much for certain… a google image search for sci-fi writer quotes attributes it to both of them, much like inventing the genre of Steampunk (about a hundred years after its conception)

But then, they do claim to be the court jesters…

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