Ursula K. Le Guin Best quotes

Ursula K. Le Guin Best quotes


Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

The children of the revolution are always ungrateful, and the revolution must be grateful that it is so.

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.


To oppose something is to maintain it.

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.

It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.


What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

 The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.


We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

Morning comes wheter you set the alarm or not.

If you see a whole thing – it seems that it’s always beautiful. Planets, lives… But up close a world’s all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life’s a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.


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